Academic libraries

Tweeting into the void: exploring the activities, strategies, and perceptions of success of Australian academic libraries on Twitter

ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference, 11-15 February 2019 Sydney: Infinite Possibilities
 
This conference paper presents the results of a survey of Australian academic library social media managers, co-ordinators and contributors on the ways in which their libraries use social media, particularly Twitter, their strategies, and how success is defined and measured.

 

Doing our part to end the "book famine": UQ's eBook accessibility project

ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference, 11-15 February 2019 Sydney: Infinite Possibilities
 
This conference paper discusses a project undertaken by the University of Queensland library which explored the accessibility of a range of ebook platforms commonly encountered by students and how well these platforms serve library clients with a print disability.

 

Mosaics, Photoshop & sign language: a summer of knowledge sharing and collaboration [video]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
Recording (MP4 audiovisual) of session on the ‘Summer of Sharing’ program which was a collaborative idea of the Client Library Services Team (CLS) at the Auckland University of Technology library. The program provided an opportunity for CLS staff from across three campus libraries to share knowledge and work together as a team.

Mosaics, Photoshop & sign language: a summer of knowledge sharing and collaboration [slides]

ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 (NLS9), 5-7 July 2019 Adelaide: collaborate deviate innovate
 
This presentation (PowerPoint slides) supported the talk on the ‘Summer of Sharing’ program which was a collaborative idea of the Client Library Services Team (CLS) at the Auckland University of Technology library. The program provided an opportunity for CLS staff from across three campus libraries to share knowledge and work together as a team.

Ebooks: a university perspective [slides]

ALIA ebook and elending think tank, 28 May 2013 Sydney
 
In order to understand the concerns of our members, the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) took to the road and organised think tanks, in Brisbane 15 February 2013, Perth 7 March 2013, Melbourne 12 March 2013, Sydney 28 May 2013 and Adelaide 9 July 2013. Our think tanks provided an opportunity for library and information professionals to hear about the issues relating to ebooks and share their experiences and opinions.
 

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