The links effect: the laws of attraction, linked data, and the national union catalogues of France and Britain

ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference, 13-17 February 2017 Sydney: Data Information Knowledge
This conference paper outlines the key findings in relation to the differences and similarities of the French and British cases and their implications for an Australian process of linked data conversion, and suggests a best practice for implementing a linked data bibliographical release.

Nancy Booker Honour Lecture 1998

The Nancy Booker Honour Lecture was instituted by the NSW Group of the Children's and Youth Services as a forum for children's and youth librarians and others concerned with the promotion of high quality children's literature and professional development in the field of children's and youth librarianship. 
The 1998 Nancy Booker Honour Lecture was presented by children's librarian Heather Fisher. She was also the recipient of the Marjorie Cotton Award and the ALIA study grant.

ALIA submission to Regional Telecommunications Review Discussion Paper, December 2007

This joint submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA), Australian Law Librarians Association (ALLA), School Library Association of Victoria (SLAV) and Australian School Library Association (ASLA) supports the provision of high quality and reliable telecommunications in regional areas and the increasingly important role of libraries in supporting the nation through their support of communities.

Special libraries directory 2020, 3rd edition

ALIA’s Special Libraries Working Group has put together this directory of special libraries to support collaboration. This directory is an update of the edition published earlier this year, and is not a comprehensive listing, but it does identify like-minded individuals working in similar situations. The aim is to enable people to share non-competitive information, insight, expertise, ideas and resources; to improve the sense of connectedness in a sector with many one-person libraries, and to strengthen special libraries’ advocacy network.

ALIA submission to the 2007 Discussion Paper on the Extension of Legal Deposit, January 2008

This submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) discusses the need for legislation to support the work being done by various agencies including the National Library and the National Film and Sound Archive to archive, preserve and provide access to our cultural heritage for future generations. 

ALIA-PLA submission to the Australian 2020 Summit, April 2008

This joint submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and Public Libraries Australia addresses the following Summit topics:

  • Economic infrastructure, the digital economy and the future of our cities
  • Future directions for rural industries and rural communities
  • Towards a creative Australia: the future of the arts, film and design


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