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Anne Harrison Award: research hot topics (2022)

Miss Anne Harrison (1923-1992) was librarian-in-charge of the Brownless Medical Library at the University of Melbourne (1949-1983), and founder of the Central Medical Library Organization (1953-1994). She helped pioneer the introduction of Medline into Australia, and was a founder of the Australian Medical Librarians Group in the early 1970s, and later of the LAA Medical Librarians Section (now ALIA Health Libraries Australia). 
 

Back in the habit

Article from INCITE November/December 2022 Volume 43 Issue 1.
 
Discussion of statewide marketing campaign in Victoria, "Return yourself to the library", designed over late 2021 to increase visitor numbers following COVID-19 lockdowns.
 
 
 

Real Impact

Article from INCITE January/February 2022 Volume 43 Issue 1: Beginnings.
 
Discussion of the ways university librarians can support the production of research impact assessments in Australian universities.

Strategic thinking and action for the 21st century information professional [slides]

ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference, 13-17 February 2017 Sydney: Data Information Knowledge
 
This conference workshop (PowerPoint slides) critiques the recent planning practices in information organizations, such as libraries, outlines methods for integrating strategic thinking and action into the daily work, argues the important role of budgets, staffing and organization in creating a strategic culture, and advances the value of applying strategic thinking and action to individual career and professional advancement.

Turning dead space into "ThinkSpace"

ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference, 13-17 February 2017 Sydney: Data Information Knowledge
 
Abstract:
 
Introduction and Context:
 
The University of Sydney Library launched the inaugural ThinkSpace in early 2016. By attending this presentation you will be taken on a journey from dead space to ThinkSpace, outlining the strategic thinking, challenges and successes in prototyping this new concept.
 
The Challenge:
 

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