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Library and archive copyright training on soon

The Australian Libraries Copyright Committee copyright training for librarians and archivists will be held at State Library of Queensland on Friday 28 February. Training runs from 10am to 5pm. The day is split into two distinct half-day sessions. Copyright Essentials in the morning will include Fair dealing, section 200AB, preservation copyright, document supply, licences, orphan … Read more

Be part of discussion – Minya Birran: what now for Indigenous Language?

Minya Birran: What now for Indigenous languages?

Do you want to harness the goodwill and energy of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages in your Community? We invite public library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) staff, and staff across the galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM) sectors to gain hands-on skills and knowledge in the preservation, revival and transmission of Aboriginal … Read more

Library Lovers’ Day 2020 theme is ‘Uncover something new’

Library Lovers Day 2020. Uncover something new. Australian Library and Information Association. #LibraryLoversDay

Libraries around the world join in the fun of Library Lovers’ Day on 14th February each year to honor libraries, librarians, book lovers, and lovers of libraries. It’s a great opportunity for libraries around the world to celebrate the enduring relationship between our community and libraries. On Library Lovers’ Day library and information professionals show … Read more

Great Queensland Literature wins at Queensland Literary Awards

Winners of the Queensland Literary Awards were announced last night at State Library of Queensland. The awards honour outstanding books by Australian authors and champion new writing from emerging Queensland writers. The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Queensland Book of the Year Award for 2019 is Adani, Following Its Dirty Footsteps: A Personal Story by Lindsay Simpson. … Read more