Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa
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Consultant for Puke Ariki and Community Libraries Strategy

New Plymouth District Council is seeking to engage an experienced firm or individual to develop and deliver the Library Strategy for Puke Ariki and Community Libraries -Planning and Development project.

Future Skills

The goal of this project was to assist library and information profession to meet the challenges of tomorrow's information environment.

Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui weekend school - second keynote speaker

Paula Eskett is our second keynote speaker at our weekend school at Massey University 29-30 October 2016.

Our theme is 'Spreading the net'

Nets have holes.

Regardless of how far or how high they’re flung, they’ll still have holes.

Registrations are open! Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui weekend school

Registrations are now open for the LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui Weekend School at Massey University, Wellington on 29-30 October 2016. 

Our theme is 'Spreading the Net' and we have an exciting programme of keynotes, workshops and presentations for you on subthemes of:

Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui weekend school - first keynote speaker announced!

The LIANZA Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui weekend school is on from 29-30 October 2016. Our theme for the weekend is: “Spreading the Net”

Denise Clarkson from Hutt City Libraries will talk on the theme of "partnerships".

Code of Practice Part 4 Appendix

These documents provide guidance for both Regional and SIG treasurers.

E-Book Issues

The LIANZA Standing Committee on Digital Content and e-Lending was established in December 2012 to advise the LIANZA Council and membership on issues relating to overcoming legal, economic, and technical barriers to e-Lending and the provision of digital content, in order to promote the provision of equitable access to digital content to all New Zealanders.

This paper has been developed by the Standing Committee to provide an overview of the current e-book environment in New Zealand libraries, the wider New Zealand landscape and what is happening in the international arena.

Guide To Meeting Procedure

Written by Lynley Aldridge, ALIANZA, RLIANZA, B.AppSci 
Access Librarian, CPIT, Christchurch -



Following the LIANZA Aoraki Branch AGM in 2013 it was noted there was no meeting procedure guide for branch chairs to follow.  While this guide has been created for LIANZA it is applicable to a variety of organisations.

Meeting Technology Review

LIANZA presents the results of an investigation into the pros and cons of different communications software.




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