Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
Te Rau Herenga O Aotearoa


Student Awards

LIANZA works with Victoria University of Wellington (VUW) and the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand to reward the best and brightest. Our student prizes are awarded annually for excellence in library and information management studies.

Library Assistant

Library Assistant, Collection Access team, Library Resource Services Permanent, full-timeAre you looking for a position within an academic library? Are you organised, accurate and keen to work on a wide range of tasks? Enjoy working in a collaborative and engaging environment?

TELSIG Auckland Spring Event

TeLSIG Auckland would like to invite you to our spring event.

We have organised some presenters from the recent TeLSIG Forum who will be doing an encore performance of their papers.

Nibbles/drinks at 5:30pm and 6pm presentations start

Council Elections

We were blown away by the amount of people who participated in the elections last year.

The turn-out was the biggest it has ever been in the history of LIANZA and this bodes well for our future! And speaking of...We've just wrapped up with nominations and we're going to have a Presidential Race, one to rival Trump and Hilary!

Teen Services Fundamentals

An Infopeople online course, beginning  10 February – 9 March 2015

Does your work in the library include service to teens? Do you want to increase your confidence and competence in providing fundamental teen services?

Librarian and author Sarah Flowers will share resources, experiences, and ideas for working with this energetic and enthusiastic age group (commonly defined as ages 12 to 18). As a result of the course, you'll be able to:

Libraries Aotearoa: Past Present and Future

A presentation on Libraries Aotearoa (#brandlibraries) by Working Group Chair Vye Perrone at LIANZA Conference in Auckland, October 2014.

Libraries Aotearoa represents all New Zealand libraries. From school to academic, from public to specialist, we're one powerful network, able to guide our country on its journey towards knowledge.

Library Discussion Lists

For information on subscribing to discussion lists for library and information management in New Zealand please visit the DigLibSIG Wiki

An Introduction to Leadership

This self-paced LIANZA online learning course provides an overview of the topic of leadership within the context of the library and information professions.

In a time of rapid and dynamic change, there are limitless opportunities for people to develop their leadership skills and confidence. LIANZA recognises that developing a broad base of leaders is one of the most important things we can do to ensure a vibrant future.

Course Content

A Library Educator’s View

Library Life Article: 22 Mar 13

Feature article by: Alastair Smith

A Project Checklist For Comparing And Selecting Large Resources Or Technology In Libraries

Library Life Article: 06 May 13

Written by Tim Darlington, Jennie Woodfield and Julia Harvey (Massey University Library) April, 2013


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