In December 2013, the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) commissioned Brussels-based Civic Agenda to produce a worldwide elending landscape report, identifying public library-led initiatives to secure ebooks for borrowers.
This report is a snapshot of the ebook situation in Australian public libraries in January 2013, May 2014 and May 2015, created by the ALIA Australian Public Library Alliance.
This is report is a snapshot of the electronic book situation in Australian public libraries in January 2013 and May 2014, created by the Australian Public Library Alliance.
The ALIA Interlibrary Lending Advisory Committee carried out research to find out if interlibrary lending and document delivery would still be important in the ebook world. This report highlights the findings and the information generated will help inform the work of the Advisory Committee. It will be of great value in discussions with library vendors, publishers, authors, government and other stakeholders.
This document provides an overview of how Australian libraries provide valuable support for Australian authors and publishers.
Is your library service well funded, valued, secure? Few library services in Australia and worldwide can answer a resounding yes to this question. Even those that are currently in a good position sense that it only needs a change in council or a new executive who doesn’t appreciate the role and worth of public libraries for the environment to change. A planned advocacy campaign is a way of influencing the long term outcome for your library service
Contents: Stage 1 - Find out all you can about the issue -- Stage 2 - Script your story -- Stage 3 - Develop key messages -- Stage 4 - Map the audience -- Stage 5 - Build the platform for the call to action -- Stage 6 - Develop materials -- Stage 7 - Develop opportunities -- Stage 8 - Put this all together in a campaign strategy -- Stage 9 - Implementation -- Stage 10 - Monitor and evaluate.
Contents: About ALIA -- President's report -- Chief Executive Officer report -- Director of Corporate Services report -- Director of Learning report -- How we performed against the ALIA Board's strategic plan -- Our membership -- National advocacy campaigns -- Confrence and events -- Education, professional development and training -- ALIA training -- Awards -- Communication -- Financial statements.
Contents: About ALIA -- President's report -- Chief Executive Officer's report -- How we performed against the ALIA Board's strategic plan -- The review of the ALIA constitution -- Our membership -- National advocacy campaigns -- Conferences and events -- Education, professional development and training -- Awards -- ALIA House property and IT -- Communication channels -- Financial statements.
Contents: About ALIA -- Presidents report -- Executive Director's report -- How we performed against the ALIA Board's strategic plan -- What our members said about ALIA -- Our membership -- Financial report.