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Ian Littleworth: Updating The Public Libraries Of New Zealand Strategic Framework - Have Your Say

Ian Littleworth presents his paper to the 2011 LIANZA conference surrounding the changes which libraries need to make to stay current in the digitised world.

Are you passionate about the role of public libraries in New Zealand? Are public libraries under threat from the combined effects of recession, up take of eBooks and perceived lack of relevance?

Work is beginning to update the Public Libraries of New Zealand Strategic Framework. What do you think should be included? Come and share your perspective.

Robert Baigent, Anne Morgan, Lisa Oldham: The Fearless Librarian: Lessons That Can Be Learned From The Virtual Librarian

Robert Baigent, Anne Morgan, Lisa Oldham present a paper to the 2011 LIANZA conference investigating the success of the AnyQuestions website and what it means for librarians.

John Sullivan: New Zealand Heritage - Any Time, Any Place - Online

John Sullivan presents his paper to the 2011 LIANZA conference concerning the move towards digital access in libraries.

The Alexander Turnbull Library (ATL) is New Zealand’s premier heritage library. Between 2010 and 2012, the National Library building is being renovated and many collections are unavailable to researchers. To address this situation, the ATL has undertaken several major digitisation and access projects, designed to make collections more accessible to all New Zealanders. These projects include:

Rose Barker: What Is Offered By The Newest And Most Renowned Children’s And Youth Library Services From Around The World?

Rose Barker presents her paper to the 2011 LIANZA conference surrounding her findings when interviewing librarians from around the world.

Recipient of the Edith Jessie Carnell Scholarship 2010, Team Leader, Wellington City Libraries, Wellington, New Zealand

Penny Dugmore and Fran Skilton: A Long & Winding Road - Library Staff Involvement in an E-Learning Stretegy

Penny Dugmore and Fran Skilton present their paper to the 2011 LIANZA conference surrounding the impact of an e-learning intiative at Unitec.

In 2010 Unitec launched an institution-wide elearning strategy as part of a reconceptualised approach to teaching and learning. Library staff responded to four objectives in this strategy:

1. Providing creative solutions for students’ access to online tools via Wireless Mobile Devices

2. Providing learning environments that embed academic literacies

Penny Dugmore and Donna Salmon: Turning on the Passion: Empowering Staff Development with Moodle

Penny Dugmore and Donna Salmon present their poster on the results of implementing the Moodle service within Unitec.

In 2010 Unitec launched an institution wide elearning strategy as part of its reconceptualised approach to teaching and learning. Library staff responded to four objectives in the strategy:

Claire Stent: Are we there yet?

Claire Stent presents her paper to the 2011 LIANZA conference on how to make searching for information interesting and enjoyable.

Keynote Address: Molly Raphael

Molly Raphael's presentation to the LIANZA 2011 Conference concerning economic conditions and how to maintain the value of libraries.

LIANZA Careers Survey Report 2013

The LIANZA Careers Survey is a rich source of information about our career choices, from qualifications to professional registration to continuing professional development.

In 2012 LIANZA hosted a national series of workshops on Careers in Libraries presented by Lynley Stone of The Information Workshop. To gain a solid understanding how library careers evolve in our rapidly changing world, an online survey was conducted on behalf of LIANZA, with the preliminary results from the survey being used in the workshops.

Professional Registration Research Project

An investigation in the reasons for interest into applying for professional registration.

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