This report, a collaboration between the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), Australian Public Library Alliance (APLA), and National and State Libraries Australia (NSLA), provides a snapshot of the ways libraries have supported industry, health, education, communications and the arts at a national level during 2019, including celebrating the UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages and the Australian Year of the Public Domain.
Strategic communications for nonprofits
The 2019 Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) library and information agenda was created after consultation with ALIA Members and states our goals for the next federal government.
This document summarises how people who work in the library and information field want the government to engage with library and information services to enable Australians to be well-informed, literate and ready for future economic and technological challenges.
1. A national framework for digital access to cultural collections
2. Improved access to data and scholarly information through the development and trial of open access models for government-funded research