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ALIA Dreaming 08 – Thur PM Concurrent Session – Jack L Goodman

We would if we could but its not in the Budget… success stories in third-party funding for public library programs – Jack L Goodman Tutoring Australasia Why public libraries need partnerships- maintaining relevance requires innovation, which needs resources – which means money. Public libraries have many users, tight budgets, have little state support and no …

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ALIA Dreaming 08 – PM Plenary – Inga Lunden

The New City Library: more than a house, for knowledge and dreams – Inga Lunden Stockholm Public Library Whats the librarys challenge and mission? The EU believe it is creating public paradise in the connected age. Dreaming the future is risky – the only certainty is that it will change. However, only dreamers can influence …

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ALIA Dreaming 08 – Thurs AM Plenary – Claudia Lux

Libraries on the agenda – advocacy experiences from IFLA and Library Associations – Claudia Lux – IFLA President an Director General of the Berlin Library IFLA i an independent, non-government not for profit organisation represent library staff, libraries and the communities we serve. IFLA supports membership in library associations, so ALIA members are therefore IFLA …

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ALIA Dreaming 08 – Weds PM Concurrent Session – Edgar Crook

Web archiving in a Web 2.0 world – Edgar Crook – NLA NLA has 3 main methodologies for web archiving. Pandora Archive has developed a world class archive of Australian websites, using PANDA, their digital archiving system. PANDA is a distributed system, so their partners can also use it. Other international library archiving systems are …

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ALIA Dreaming 08 PM Plenary – Anita Heiss

Indigenous Literacy – a national crisis – Anita Heiss -UQ and Flinders Gap beween indigenous literacy and non-indigenous. By the age of 15, 1/3 of indigenous students dont have the skills to manage in the adult world. In remote areas, these figures are even higher. Indigenous students have much higher adsence rates, lower numeracy skills …

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ALIA Dreaming 08 – Weds AM Concurrent Session Public – Dr Vivienne Waller

Who are the virtual visitors to the library and what are they doing? Dr Vivienne Waller Working on research project with SLV – called the Searchers. Looking at purpose of public libraries in 21 century and implications of technology. Interested in current searching practices – looking at who goes where for what. Back in 1995, …

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ALIA Dreaming 08 – Weds AM Concurrent Session – Public – Greg Honeyman

The Fridge: communication matters at the SLV – Greg Honeyman – Manager Marketing and Public Affairs (SLV) How the SLV uses their intranet to deliver fresh news daily to their staff. Why internal communication?-employees are more satistfied, feel more involved and contribute more Issues to deal with –– if I know it, everyone must know …

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ALIA Dreaming 08 – Plenary – Martin Nakata

Towards guidelines and practices in Australian indigenous digital collections – Professor Martin Nakata Wow, here I am live blogging the conference, using ScribeFire for Firefox and wi-fi at the Alices Springs Convention Centre. So sit back and enjoy the conference through mylimited eyes. Papers will be available on the conference website – http://www.alia2008.com/ So here …

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