Career development

Geeks as guides: youth engagement in public libraries [video]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
Recording (MP4 audiovisual) of session on public libraries and young people.
 
Some public libraries struggle to get young people into their space, others are inundated with high-energy, high-need and sometimes disruptive teens. This session will cover the journey of one remote library and the trials and triumphs experienced as they fight to change public perception and the lives of troubled indigenous young people in one of Australia’s most unique towns.

The library experience: a discussion in possibilities [video]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
Recording (MP4 audiovisual) of lightning talk on how libraries can utilise the built environment to enhance user experience, either using technological design or architecturally based concepts resulting in reduction of barriers to access. It will draw on both social disability and social design concepts, which when used in libraries will ultimately allow the entire community access to innovative learning experiences and different ways to experience a library.

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