Category: local history

ALIA Dreaming 08 – PM Concurrent Sessions – Jason M Gibson

Unpacking the indigenous knowledge centre concept – Jason M Gibson Idea of a national indigenous knowledge centre was flagged at the 20/20 summit, with the idea of regional centres in support was favourably supported. Inspiration has come from Mexico and other countries. Suspicion has been aroused by these centres as they seem to appear in …

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Thomas Ford – Study tour 07

Wow, my last visit and I spent a lovely day at Thomas Ford Memorial Library (TFML) in the outer Chicago suburbs. Thomas Ford is a single branch service with 7 librarians plus support staff. However, besides the number of branches and staff, our respective library services have a lot in common – more on that …

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