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Hidden Agenda

I have my Rhymetime (story, song and fingergames for the 2-5s) on Saturday morning and it’s one of the cornerstones of my week. This week was my second to last one, as I have been appointed to new things.

As is appropriate when serving the very young, I took the time to make an announcement to the parents. Children don’t understand why a regular feature of their week has changed. We all of us find change difficult in some ways, let alone the smallest amongst us.

A personal reflection on Penny Carnaby

A personal reflection on Penny Carnaby’s time as National Librarian and Chief Executive of the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
By Karin Kos (Advisor to Penny Carnaby from 2008 to 2010)

Sean the storyteller: The elephant in the room

Offensiveness has been in the news a lot lately. The train wreck that is Charlie Sheen. The Top Gear lads. All those offensive women who have been parading around offending people. Like… like...

Sally Pewhairangi - Who are your top 10 borrowers?

Growing your library isn’t just a worthy goal; it is a necessity for your survival. But growth requires focus – a focus on your number one market. A business doesn’t grow by treating all customers equally and neither should libraries.

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.

Kim Salamonson - Is Librarianship A Worthwhile And Valuable Profession?

Forget about that image of librarians as quiet little bookworms with Buns and glasses! More and more of today's librarians must be clever interrogators, helping the patron to reframe their question more usefully. Librarians then become high-tech information sleuths, helping patrons plumb the oceans of information available in books, digital records, and online databases.  And sometimes searching, starts with a clever Google search but frequently, goes well beyond.

Judith Peacock - Do. Discover. It's Time.

Judith Peacock conducts her presentation "Do. Discover. It's Time" for the 2014 LIANZA conference in Auckland.

NB: To view this presentation, users will be required to install the Prezi app (Windows version available here, Mac version available here). Once installed, please unzip the Judith Peacock presentation folder and proceed to double click upon the Prezi app executable.

Sat Mandri and Daniela Dunn - Connect, Collaborate and Share with Tuakiri

Sat Mandri and Daniela Dunn present their paper to the 2014 LIANZA conference in Auckland on the benefits of the Tuakiri system.

NZ Library and Information Management Journal (NZLIMJ) Vol 52, No. 4 2012

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