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APLIC Reflections: Part 2

This is Part 2 of a reflection mini-series on the Asia-Pacific Library and Information Conference (APLIC). APLIC was held on the Gold Coast, from 30th July to 2nd August 2018. APLIC was put together by a joint effort between the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), Library and Information Association of...

Happy International Archives Day!

Today, 9th June, is International Archives Day. Around the world, archivists and those who appreciate the role of archives to society celebrate archival institutions and their collections. The International Council on Archives is calling for contributions to its celebration by bringing together photos of archival material linked to the local...

Storify capture: #dataqld event

This week the Queensland Government held its first Open Data event at The Edge, State Library of Queensland. The event featured guest speakers, including the Queensland Premier and the Minister for Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts, panelists and other presentations. It launched a new program called Queensland Globe...

A buzzing Library Camp

Lucky I brainstormed and wrote down initial reflections just as I arrived home from last month’s Library Camp, as only now I seemed to have got round to posting about it and my involvement in the (un)organising team. For an unconference, Library Camp sure does require some preparation to ensure...