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Enhancing online learning: promoting student engagement through partnership with local libraries

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference presentation discusses a pilot program which was run between August 2012 and February 2013 by Open UniversitiesAustralia (OUA) and four public libraries in regional areas of NSW. These libraries were promoted to OUA students (all studying online) as places where they could access high speed internet, modern computers, journal databases, inter-library loans, as well as encouragement and support from library staff.

Evaluation of University of Queensland library spaces: three case studies at St Lucia campus

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference presentation reports on an evaluation study of spaces in the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSHL), Biological Sciences (BSL) and Walter Harrison Law (WHLL) Libraries of the University of Queensland (UQ). The study was part of an evaluation of the quality and patterns of use of spaces in UQ libraries, which aimed to propose recommendations for future improvements and decision-making.

Adventures in collaboration: library and information workers as 'Master Builders' of knowledge

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference presentation reveals how, through working with the mechanisms and tools outlined, in addition to learning from achievements and failures in the examples provided, can contribute to: capacity building, knowledge transfer and succession planning.

Libraries as learning organisations: changing our approach to learning

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference paper explores the impact of the work by the National and State Libraries of Australasia (NSLA) to establish a Literacy and Learning Group to promote the important role of libraries in both formal and informal education, develop the organisational capability of libraries as learning organisations, and set out best practice for library programs and partnerships.

Branching out: an introduction to family history

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference presentation is an overview of the pilot online learning course in family history Branching Out which was offered in 2013 to 78 members of the public by the State Library of Victoria in conjunction with 16 Victorian public library services.

It will look at reasons for offering, what was covered, how it was conducted, feedback from the public and public libraries involved, what worked and what next. 

Building our Australian cloud

ALIA National 2014 Conference, 15-19 September 2014 Melbourne : together we are stronger

This conference presentation reflects on the origins of national collaboration in Australia, considers the multifarious flow of data in and out of the Australian National Bibliographic Database and the impact that this high volume of data traffic has on national and international collaboration, and national collection building. 

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