Libraries and community

Connect, collaborate and cultivate: an example of community collaboration in a private tertiary institute [poster]

Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018, 30 July - 2 August 2018 Gold Coast: Roar Leap Dare
 
This conference poster presentation illustrates that by stepping beyond the traditional borders of the library and engaging with local communities, a tertiary library is able to play its part in fostering and developing information literacy, art, culture, and language in the wider community. This also provides positive exposure for the library service and the tertiary institute as a whole and could result in higher student retention rate in the future.
 

Connecting with the LGBT+ community: diversity and inclusion at the City of Gold Coast Libraries [slides]

Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018, 30 July - 2 August 2018 Gold Coast: Roar Leap Dare
 
This conference presentation (PowerPoint slides) supports the talk from City of Gold Coast Libraries which created an LGBT+ Collection for LGBTIQAP+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex, Queer, Asexual, Pansexual and other identities) community members. The collection is a handpicked selection of new and recommended resources and includes print, multimedia and digital items driven by feedback and suggestions from our members.
 

Community engagement: the key to improving digital literacy in rural and regional areas of Tasmania [slides]

ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference, 11-15 February 2019 Sydney: Infinite Possibilities
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supported a talk on Libraries Tasmania's strategy to improve digital literacy skills in disadvantaged rural and regional areas of the state.

 

Developing literacies of the future through partnerships with Western Sydney University Library [slides]

ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference, 11-15 February 2019 Sydney: Infinite Possibilities
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supported a talk discussing a university library project which sought to develop internal and external partnerships to support literacy skills.

 

United Nations Declaration of Human Rights: activities for conversation classes

Exercises for conversation classes in public libraries.
 
The 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is being celebrated around the world this year and there will be special events at the National Library of Australia and several State Libraries on 10 December 2018, in partnership with the UN Association of Australia.
 

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