Tag Archives: Australia

Griffith University hiring Coordinator, Library Learning and Teaching Services

(9 July 2018) The Coordinator, Library Learning and Teaching Services coordinates staff delivering library and learning services across our 5 campuses and 6 library locations. Reporting to the Manager, Library Academic Engagement, the role is one of two Coordinator roles overseeing delivery of quality, consistent and relevant library and learning services to the Griffith community. […]


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University of Technology Sydney Library hiring Director of User Experience and Planning

(5 July 2018) As the Director of User Experience and Planning, (DUEP),  you will be responsible for ensuring that the Library is equipped to deliver a superior user experience by ensuring Library spaces are maintained and developed in concert with the direction and ambitions of the University. A truly diverse role you will also provide […]


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A bright future for libraries in Australia’s copyright modernisation review

(5 July 2018) Australia is looking at reviewing its Copyright Act of 1968 with the aim of bringing its copyright framework up to date with the digital world. After earlier reviews such as the safe harbour extension, this time the government is consulting on a few specific aspects of Australia’s copyright. The Government sought to […]


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CSIRO selects Clarivate Analytics to power Australia’s research discovery

Web of Science citation index will be available to more than 5,000 experts across Australia and overseas (5 July 2018, Melbourne) The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s independent federal government agency responsible for scientific research, has selected Web of Science as a key resource for research discovery.  CSIRO is Australia’s catalyst for […]


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Deakin University hiring Electronic Resources Librarian

(27 June 2018) To assist with the timely and effective acquisition and collection management of electronic information resources by contributing to the ordering, renewing and license review of electronic information resources, coordinating  resource evaluation workflows, coordinating acquisition and access projects and improvement initiatives. Closing date is 8 July 2018. ALIA has the full job description.


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Swinburne University hiring Manager, Digital Information and Records Management

(27 June 2018) Reporting to the Manager, Acquisitions, Records and Copyright, the Manager, Digital Information and Records Management works to achieve best practice information management and compliance with legislative requirements for business information across Swinburne University of Technology. To assist the University in transitioning to a digital records environment, the Manager, Digital Information and Records […]


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Changes made to Australian copyright law

(20 June 2018, Canberra, Australia) Important changes to Australian copyright law passed today will protect Australia’s education, cultural and disability organisations and help them provide better services to our communities. Under the Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Act 2018 Australian disability organisations, education providers and cultural institutions will now be covered by the copyright safe harbour […]


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State Library of Queensland recruiting Digital Designer

(25 May 2018) As Digital Design Officer you will support the day to day marketing and promotion of SLQ and its programs through a range of activities. This role will also actively assist with exploring new communication channels, new audience bases and new ways to use more traditional forms of communication. Responsibilities expand across web, […]


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State Library of NSW hiring Manager, Indigenous Engagement

(25 May 2018) With a focus on consultation, engagement and partnership, this role facilitates the Library’s connections with Indigenous communities to ensure that the collections, policies and services of the Library are relevant to community needs. Working with Indigenous communities this role helps the discovery, interpretation and management of cultural knowledge and history, as it […]


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Macquarie University successfully provides Overleaf accounts to over 40,000 students and 3,000 staff

(22 May 2018, London, UK) Overleaf, an innovative provider of scholarly writing and publishing tools, and Macquarie University Library have successfully partnered to provide all Macquarie University’s students and staff with an Overleaf Pro+ account. The Macquarie University Library has provided this access via an Overleaf custom portal, allowing over 40,000 students and 3,000 staff […]


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NED is coming

(21 May 2018) National edeposit (NED) is an exciting collaboration between Australia’s NSLA member libraries, responding to the major challenge of capturing and preserving the digital documentary history of Australia for the future. Legal deposit legislation mandates national, state and territory libraries to collect the entire publications of individual jurisdictions. For many years NSLA libraries […]


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Design Minds wins 2018 Good Design Award

State Library’s Design Minds received a prestigious Good Design Award in the Digital Design category in recognition for outstanding design and innovation. (18 May 2018) The winners of Australia’s Good Design Awards, the highest honour for design innovation in Australia, were announced at the Sydney Opera House last night. The awards celebrate the best new products and […]


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The International Digital Curation Conference goes to Australia

(15 May 2018) The Digital Curation Centre (DCC) has teamed up with the University of Melbourne to take the 14th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) to Australia. IDCC brings together researchers, librarians, data curators, publishers and other stakeholders to discuss all aspects of managing, sharing and reusing data. It is an opportunity […]


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Macquarie University Library in Australia goes live with campusM mobile solution to expand accessibility to library services across campus

(15 May 2018, Adelaide, Australia) Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, is pleased to announce that Macquarie University has joined an increasing number of institutions in Australia that have opted for the Ex Libris campusM mobile solution. Powered by the campusM platform, the Macquarie University Library’s libMQ app provides access to vital library information and services […]


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State Library Victoria named best specialty venue in Australia

(11 May 2018) State Library Victoria has been named one of Australia’s best venues by the events industry national peak body. The Library won the ‘best unique event venue without accommodation’ category at the Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) National Conference in Adelaide on Tuesday 8 May. The win followed the Library’s success in the […]


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