Category: library conferences

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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Some more great reads

I have been swamped lately, instead of getting quieter towards Christmas, I seem to be getting busier. So as I have done before, here’s links to some great reading that I just don’t have the time to blog about at present. Internet Librarian has been and gone in Monterey, California. For those of us who …

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