Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Extension of Copyright under the TPPA

Through a group meeting with TPP negotiators and the media, LIANZA and the public have had an intimation that the government has given official negotiators guidelines that allowing lengthening of copyright terms in order to achieve a long-desired ‘free trade’ agreement with the US. 

Introduction to Intellectual Freedom in Libraries - 2015 Update

An Infopeople webinar on Wednesday 18 February 2015 at 9am (NZ Time)

Information as a human right in development

A recorded free webinar provided by the IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group. The webinar was recorded on October 14, 2014

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.

PCI Webinars

PCI Webinars are an American based company that have an extensive range of webinars covering a multitude of library and management related topics on their website.  These cost from $59 NZD for access to a single webinar to $299 for a six month subscription to the site.

Kathryn Oxborrow - Standing Up Against The Cuts

Public Library services in the United Kingdom are very much under threat in the wake of last October’s Government spending review.

Provide and Pray

Earlier this year I listened to a podcast from The Engaging Brand about a new book called "The Social Organisation:  How to Use Social Media to Tap the Collective Genius of Your Customers and Employees". One memorable aspect of this podcast was the reference to a practice that the authors referred to as "provide and pray".

Copyright Advice

It is important that members have an understanding of copyright and how it affects the library and information sector.This includes knowledge of the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994 and applicable licensing agreements. 

In October 2014, many people took the time to respond to the LIANZA biculturalism survey. There were a wide range of opinions and responses around the issues relating to biculturalism in New Zealand libraries.

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