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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.

Discussion Document: Professional Future For The New Zealand Library And Information Profession

The National Council of the Library & Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa (LIANZA) established the Taskforce on Professional Registration in December 2004. Its brief was to investigate the registration of New Zealand librarians and other information professionals and the associated accreditation of their training and professional practice; and make recommendations suitable for the New Zealand environment. The key recommendations proposed are:

  1. The establishment of a registration scheme for librarians and other information professionals.

Submissions To LIANZA On Professional Registration Discussion Document 2006

The following content reflects submissions made to LIANZA in response to the Discussion Document released by the Taskforce on Professional Registration in September of 2005. Responses appear in no particular order, as responses were individual, from groups of individuals, or made by groups associated with a particular organisation. Permissions to publish were requested. Only those submissions for which permission was granted appear in this document.

Negotiation Skills

This is a two day face to face course offered by the New Zealand Institute of Management on negotiation.  Priced at $1400, locations vary.

How to Communicate with Diplomacy

Offered by Dale Carnegie this 12 hour 4 week course has a hefty price tag of USD 1695, however, it provides comprehensive training in how to communicate effectively.

How to be Tactful - Responding with Diplomacy

Concerned you don't always say the right thing - this free online resource gives you a basic outline of tact and some tips on how to be more diplomatic.


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