2006 Forum program

Law Faculty, University of Melbourne

Friday 3 November 2006, 9 am - 4 pm

Chair: Anne-Marie Schwirtlich, CEO and State Librarian, State Library of Victoria.

Note: All videos are in Quicktime MOV format and are 640x360 pixels in size. In order to play a MOV format movie you may need to install the Quicktime Player available from the Apple website.

Time Session
9:00 am Opening
Peter McPhee, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Melbourne
video (mov, 72 MB, 12 min)
9:15 am Introduction
Jan Fullerton, Director-General, National Library of Australia
9:20 am Libraries Australia Report and Strategic Directions powerpoint (ppt, 4.0 MB)
Tony Boston, Assistant Director-General, Resource Sharing, NLA
video (mov, 81 MB, 27 min)
9:45 am The future of the catalogue powerpoint presented at the forum (ppt, 1.3 MB) | updated powerpoint (ppt, 1.3 MB)
Warwick Cathro, Assistant Director-General, Innovation, NLA
video (mov, 51 MB, 15 min)
10:00 am A new paradigm for "getting" powerpoint (ppt, 722 KB)
Kent Fitch, IT, NLA
video (mov, 65 MB, 22 min)
10:20 am Morning sessions - Questions
10:30 am Morning tea
11:25 am Concurrent sessions:
Cataloguing session: Maximising the potential of Libraries Australia Cataloguing powerpoint (ppt, 772 KB)  

Facilitators: Rob Walls and Bemal Rajapatirana

Reference & End User Access session: A workshop on Libraries Australia powerpoint (ppt, 4.4 MB) 

  • free vs subscription access
  • end user access
  • personalisation and alerts

Facilitators: Fran Wilson and Jane Jones

Interlibrary Lending session: What of the future? New models for patrons powerpoint (ppt, 4.8 MB)
Facilitators: Margaret Kennedy and David Ong
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm Opening up access to Libraries Australia for end users - case study powerpoint (ppt, 1.8 MB)
Lynnette Lewis, Yarra Plenty Library, Victoria
1:50 pm User Survey of Libraries Australia powerpoint (ppt, 389 KB)
Fran Wilson, Director, Resource Sharing, NLA
2:10 pm People Australia Project powerpoint (ppt, 389 KB)
Basil Dewhurst, Manager, People Australia Project, NLA
2:25 pm Engaging with new audiences for library services powerpoint (ppt, 22.6 MB)
Tony Boston, Assistant Director-General, Resource Sharing, NLA
2:45 pm Afternoon tea
3:15 pm Newspaper Digitisation Project powerpoint (ppt, 1.4 MB)
Warwick Cathro, Assistant Director-General, Innovation, NLA
3:25 pm Afternoon sessions - Questions powerpoint (ppt, 313 KB)
3:35 pm Review, questions without notice
4:00 pm Forum close