Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Personal Development

VicInfo Ihonui - Library Services For The Future?

William Brockelsby and Christine Quill present a paper to the 2013 LIANZA conference in Hamilton on the VicInfo project to redesign library services in Victoria University.


Our purpose:

To provide a stimulating professional and personal development programme for our members.

SLIS provides a forum for networking and exchange of professional information for those with an interest in Special Libraries in the Wellington Region. We aim to hold around six open meetings each year, and to facilitate professional development of members through special events as appropriate.

Helen Reid - Learning Emerging Technologies Whose Responsibility Is It

This paper was presented by Helen Reid at the 2013 LIANZA Conference

5 Minutes on Time Management

LIANZA presents tips and tricks for getting the most out of your time



As jobs get busier and busier, knowing how to effectively manage your time can make an incredible difference to you in your role – assisting with stress levels, making sure you don’t forget key tasks and helping you keep on top of things. So here are a few tips on time management.


Tip 1:  Don’t multi-task!

Personal Development

Alongside our Professional Development courses, LIANZA will sometimes run personal development courses and training.

Personal development is an important part of your learning and knowledge and maintaining this will benefit you both professionally and personally.

Some areas of personal development you might like to explore include:

Complimentary Online Learning Resources for Literacy, Technology and Numerical Skills

The Goodwill Community Foundation creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. All of these resources are completely cost-free and accessible for everyone.

Emerging Future: Technology Issues and Trends

The online course introduces ways to understand and forecast future trends in technology and how to take advantage of them.

Useful Online Tools To Increase Your Productivity & Improve Customer Service

An Infopeople short online course, beginning 30 September – 13 October 2014

Ever wondered if there's a better way to do something?  Chances are that someone else has wondered the same thing and had a brilliant idea for a freely available online service. Many of these useful online tools remain "under the radar" and unknown to most.  This short format* course will focus on introducing learners to different types of useful and little known online tools.

During the course, you’ll learn to use online tools to:

Communication is More than Words: An Infopeople Online Course

An Infopeople online course, beginning 26 August  – 22 September 2014

Is everyone talking and no one listening? Are you afraid to speak up because your idea may get shot down? Communicating is the foundation of almost every human interaction, and it’s more than simply choosing the right words. In this course experienced instructor Cheryl Gould will help you understand how we communicate in every situation, including…


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