Perspectives: Local
Future proofing the library Print E-mail
By David Feighan   

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David Feighan, a respected commentator in this field, explores for our readers the intricacies of what to look for in the next generation school library catalogue and integrated library management system.

 

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Visiting Manyallaluk: The work of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation Print E-mail
By Kate Grenville   

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The Indigenous Literacy Foundation is doing wonderful work providing reading materials for over 200 indigenous communities in Northern Australia. Schools can fundraise to support these efforts see www.indigenousliteracyfoundation.org.au. This article by Kate Grenville first appeared in Meanjin, an ILF ambassador; it describes Kate’s visit to Manyallaluk and what she experienced of their community and their story.

 

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What we hold in our hands: Teacher-librarian, Knowledge Manager Print E-mail
By Karen Gilbert   

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Karin Gilbert discusses our role in schools as experts in the field of knowledge management, an important focus for any well-functioning learning organisation. Content is key and how that content is organised and utilised depends on relationships, processes and technology.

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What is IBBY Australia? Print E-mail
By Dr Robin Morrow   
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IBBY Australia’s president, Robin Morrow, outlines the history, scope and projects of this vital voice for Australian children’s literature on the world stage.
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