Online information services

ALIA on online content regulation

Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) statement on the right of all library users to access information, materials, content and services.
 
Libraries and information services proactively promote and facilitate responsible access to quality networked information for all, including children and young people. They enable library users to learn to use the internet and electronic information efficiently and effectively.

ALCC submission to the Senate Committee reviewing the Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Bill 2017, February 2018

The Australian Libraries Copyright Committee (ALCC) welcomes current changes to the Bill as an initial step in improving Australia's safe harbour arrangements, but encourage further amendments to ensure that all local online service providers have the same legal certainty. The amendments proposed will provide significant benefits to Australia's library and archive community.

Libraries: putting the “Go!” in eGov

National 2016 Conference, 29 August-2 September 2016 Adelaide: Engage Create Lead.
 
This report accompanied a conference paper presented at the ALIA National 2016 Conference relating to the introduction of eGov, following an Australian Government committment to providing online services for all high volume federal services by 2017.  
 
The report defines eGovernment, the role of public libraries in facilitating access to eGovernment information, and promotes use of the eGov Ready Library Toolkit to assist public libraries in supporting their community.

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