Libraries and indigenous peoples

Towards culturally safe libraries

Article by Lesley Acres, CSLP Project Officer and Program Officer, Indigenous Services, State Library of Queensland and Aimee Said, NSLA Program Coordinator, National and State Libraries Australia from INCITE September/October 2020 Volume 41 Issue 9/10 - Professional Growth.
 
This article discusses the Culturally Safe Libraries Program (CSLP), a collaborative effort by national, state and territory libraries to provide a culturally safe environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island clients and colleagues.

IFLA-ALIA joint submission for the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review in Australia, July 2020

This joint submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) covers access to information, cultural materials and education, and the rights of vulnerable groups such as indigenous people, migrants, refugees and those with disabilities or on lower incomes.

How big is the leap between our ideals and our reality? Questioning library approaches to, and restriction of, indigenous collections [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 paper which aims to initiate a discussion and reflective thought on how committed we are to accessibility. In this case the issues are discussed in relation to a desire for restrictions by Māori and other indigenous peoples. How different from our ideals is the reality and practice of our profession especially when it involves indigenous knowledge?
 

How big is the leap between our ideals and our reality? Questioning library approaches to, and restriction of, indigenous collections

Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference 2018, 30 July - 2 August 2018 Gold Coast: Roar Leap Dare
 
[Peer reviewed] This conference paper aims to initiate a discussion and reflective thought on how committed we are to accessibility. In this case the issues are discussed in relation to a desire for restrictions by Māori and other indigenous peoples. How different from our ideals is the reality and practice of our profession especially when it involves indigenous knowledge?
 

ALIA information online 2017 wrap up: conference report

ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference, 13-17 February 2017 Sydney: data information knowledge
 
Lunchtime Talk: Information Online wrap-up, April 2017
 
This report provides an overview of conference sessions which focus on enhancing the user experience and interaction with collecting institutions whether this is online, through public spaces, or through their collections.
 
 

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