Category Archives: Membership & governance

News and announcements on the broad issues relating to Libraries Australia including strategy, planning and membership offers.

LAAC Papers and Libraries Australia newsletter

Papers from the recent Libraries Australia Advisory Committee meeting held at the National Library on 18 March are now available here  http://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/about/advisory-committee/papers-and-previous-meetings/ Keep up to date with all the news from Libraries Australia by subscribing to receive our newsletter. http://www.nla.gov.au/librariesaustralia/contact/ more…

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Libraries Australia Advisory Committee Papers April 2012 now available

Papers presented at the Libraries Australia Advisory Committee (LAAC) meeting held on 27 April 2012 at the National Library of Australia are now available: Libraries Australia Status Report November 2011-April 2012 Changes to public statistics Report on the Libraries Australia more…

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Libraries Australia Advisory Committee election 2011 – request for nominations

The Libraries Australia Advisory Committee has places for up to three elected members, whose terms each last for three years. The term of elected members Chris Taylor and Noelle Nelson will expire in December. All Libraries Australia member libraries are more…

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Complete the Library Supplier Survey

As part of the preparation for the redevelopment of the Libraries Australia search service in 2012-13, we are currently seeking your feedback on Libraries Australia. A survey for library staff using Libraries Australia has been open since November 1. Many more…

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Complete the Member Survey

During the 2012-13 financial year, Libraries Australia will be redeveloping the Libraries Australia Search Service. This redevelopment will ensure a faster, more stable search experience for Libraries Australia members. Libraries Australia Products, the Record Export Service and Z39.50 services will more…

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Read the latest Advisory Committee meeting papers

Papers presented at the LAAC meeting held on 19 October 2010 are now available on our Advisory Committee papers & previous meetings page. They include: 2009/2010 Annual Report OCLC APRC Membership Conference paper Resource Sharing Manifesto The minutes of the more…

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Advisory Committee papers & OCLC APRC presentations for meetings held in Canberra available now

Papers presented at the LAAC meeting held on 14 April 2010 are now available on our Advisory Committee papers & previous meetings page. They include: Libraries Australia achivements in the last 6 months An RDA update Progress report on Trove more…

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LAAC papers for meeting held in Hobart available

Papers presented at the LAAC meeting held on 4 November 2009 are now available on our Advisory Committee papers & previous meetings page. They include: 2008/2009 Annual report 2009 Roadshows report Report on OCLC’s Asia Pacific Regional Council meeting LAAC more…

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2009-2011 Strategic Plan released

The National Library recently released its Directions for 2009-2011. In the context of this broad statement of direction, the Resource Sharing and Innovation Division of the Library has now released its Strategic Plan for July 2009 to June 2011. This more…

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Great membership offer for School Libraries!

Libraries Australia is offering a discounted membership until 31st December 2009 for school libraries joining our service. For further details, please read the pdf document: Libraries Australia announces membership offer for school libraries accessible from our media releases page. Standard more…

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