Digital and information literacy

Off the books and on the job: libraries and community centres supporting working in transition

ALIA National 2016 Conference, 29 August-2 September 2016 Adelaide: Engage Create Lead
 
This conference presentation (PowerPoint slides) supports the paper which discusses the literacy programs and services developed by the City of Salisbury following the displacement of thousands of workers due to the withdrawal of the automative manufacturing industry in Adelaide.

Off the books and on the job: libraries and community centres supporting working in transition

ALIA National 2016 Conference, 29 August-2 September 2016 Adelaide: Engage Create Lead
 
This conference paper discusses the literacy programs and services developed by the City of Salisbury following the displacement of thousands of workers due to the withdrawal of the automative manufacturing industry in Adelaide.

ALIA submission in response to Australia's first Open Government National Action Plan 2016-2018

This submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) in response to Australia's first Open Government Action Plan 2016-2018 discusses the role of public, academic, research and special libraries in supporting open data and digitial transformation, citizen engagement and access to government information, the provision of data management and researcher support services, and the societal benefits of access to high-value datasets within Trove.

Submission in response to Australia’s second Open Government National Action Plan 2018-2020

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) emphasises the role of public libraries in support of open government and digital tranformation through helping users to discover, access and use data. Libraries are trusted places, promoting equity and freedom of access to information and resources.

ALIA submission in response to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2021 Census consultation

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) submission to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) discusses the invaluable role of public libraries in enabling digital inclusion. The submission recommends consultation be undertaken between the ABS and ALIA Australian Public Library Alliance about a funded education and communications plan for 2021 Census, to articulate the role of public libraries and allow for information sessions, factsheets, FAQs and handouts to be provided well in advance of any public-facing campaign.

10 ways that libraries power smart cities

Australian public libraries are powering smart cities through award-winning design, providing technology hotspots, assisting economic prosperity, enabling creative industries to network and grow, building a literate nation through offering informal and formal education opportunities, providing digital access with modern technology and services to assist and engage new migrants and all members of the community.

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