Brief statistical snapshot of Australian library sector in 2018.
Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC) and the Australian Digital Alliance (ADA) joint submission on the Copyright Regulations 2017 responds to questions set out in the consultation paper and provides additional suggestions for small changes to the regulations. Issues raised relate to unpublished works, the safe harbour scheme, technological protection measures (TPM), fair dealings for students and researchers, regulations governing photocopier notices, and document delivery and interlibrary loan provisions.
ALIA Report produced for the Australian Government consultation entitled Digital Economy Opening the Conversation, November 2017
The Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC) welcomes the amendments to the Bill. A localised and universally applicable anti-piracy notice and takedown system for addressing local copyright infringements would increase clarity and reduce costs both for our members and for Australian creators.
This submission from the Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC) to the Copyright Modernisation Review consultation supports the government's goal to modernise Australian copyright law to enable fair use of material by libraries and archives.
Submission by ALIA to the first round consulation of the Australian Public Service Review, 31 July 2018.
This review is looking at the capability, culture and operating model of the APS.
The submission presents a case against library staffing and service reductions in government libraries and requests that the APS Review consider the following five recommendations:
1. That the review recognise the importance of knowledge and information to the efficient and effective operation of the APS.
This is the fourth annual ALIA LIS education, skills and employment trend report. The report provides students, educators, employees and employers with an understanding of the national library and information science sector landscape.
This report, produced by ALIA Australian Public Library Alliance (APLA) demonstrates how public libraries are supporting the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) agenda as centres of informal learning. It showcases what can be achieved through local government investment and public library staff skills and creativity.
It is based on presentations at the STEAM into Sydney Conference held at the State Library of New South Wales in March 2017 in conjunction with the mid-term meeting of the IFLA Standing Committee on Public Libraries.
Results of a survey conducted in 2017 to elicite views on how a united library field can tackle the challenges of the future. Respondents were ALIA personal members or work for libraries that are ALIA instutional members. The report is a contribution to the International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (IFLA) Global Vision conversation.
National 2016 Conference, 29 August-2 September 2016 Adelaide: Engage Create Lead.