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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.

Archivist

HOCKEN LIBRARY

The Hocken is one of the foremost historical research libraries in New Zealand and global interest in our collections is ever increasing. In response, we are working to ensure greater access and the delivery of a broad client-focussed research service. To realise our vision we have a vacancy for an experienced Archivist who shares our passion for supporting research focussed on Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific.

Archivist

HOCKEN LIBRARY

The Hocken is one of the foremost historical research libraries in New Zealand and global interest in our collections is ever increasing. In response, we are working to ensure greater access and the delivery of a broad client-focussed research service. To realise our vision we have a vacancy for an experienced Archivist who shares our passion for supporting research focussed on Aotearoa New Zealand and the Pacific.

Reference and Research Services Librarian for Social Sciences and Economics

The New York University Shanghai Library seeks a Reference and Research Services Librarian for Social Sciences and Economics. As part of the Research and Instructional Services team consisting of Librarians and Instructional Technologists, the successful candidate will also establish strong relationships with faculty and students in the Social Sciences and Economics disciplines, and connect them to the services, content and tools that meet their research, teaching and learning needs.

LIANZA and Hell Pizza Reading Challenge 2015

Due to the enormous success of last year’s challenge we’re inviting all New Zealand schools, primary and intermediate schools, and every public library to join us in this fun initiative to get kids reading. A College-wide challenge will happen at a later date so watch this space!

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

Serving Schools Through Social Media

Library Life Article: 09 Aug 13

Feature article by Anne Morgan, Dylan Owen and Paula Eskett

The National Library of New Zealand is a big fan of social media. These online channels are quick, adaptable tools that let us provide access to our collections, services, and programmes in ways that fit into New Zealanders’ lives. We in the Services to Schools division have been building up our social media presence to meet the changing needs of our clients.

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