Tag Archives: Australia

Canberra Hospital and Health Services hiring Web Services Librarian

(20 July 2017) The ACT Health library provides health information resources and quality services to all ACT Health staff, faculty and students. The library seeks a creative and user-oriented person for the position of Web Services Librarian. Under the direction of the library Director, the Web Services Librarian is responsible for planning, development, maintenance and […]


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SkillsVision Forum for Librarians

Library Leadership from Resources to Strategies (12 July 2017) The Forum is an opportunity to learn from the library success stories of University of Melbourne, a top ranked university in Australia, in strategical support and leadership. This is a programme designed for library leadership roles supporting fast changing academic workflows ranging from research to innovation […]


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City of Sydney scraps library fines after trial shows reminders work better

Three times as many overdue items were returned to the council’s libraries during a trial period in which no penalties were levied  (7 July 2017) The City of Sydney council has abolished all library fines after an eight-month trial revealed they do not work as an incentive for people to return books. Three times as […]


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Supreme Court of Victoria hiring Library Reference Coordinator

(6 July 2017) The Library Reference Services Coordinator leads and supervises a small team to deliver a high quality and responsive legal reference, research, user education and current awareness services to members of the legal profession in Victoria. The role also assesses, analyses and reports on user needs and expectations in order to inform the […]


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Deakin University hiring Information Analyst

(3 July 2017) The Information Analyst works with the Information Manager and Information and Records Services team to proactively support the information management activities of business areas. This includes the appraisal and disposal of records, the management of temporary storage areas and the management of access to information and digitisation activities. This position contributes to […]


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Hiring Business Information Librarian at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

(29 June 2017) Reporting to the Manager, Library and Information Services the focus of the role is to provide library and research services to 120,000 + members globally to support their business and professional needs. As part of a friendly and well-established team you’ll be involved in most aspects of the service, but your main […]


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What students think about La Trobe University Library

(19 June 2017) In September 2016 La Trobe University library invited all coursework students to participate in the biennial, library client experience and satisfaction survey.   3,949 responded. They told the library about the good and not so good. And the library responded how it will do better. The details are here.


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Congratulations to five library design award winners in Australia

(19 June 2017, Melbourne) The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has today announced the five winners of its inaugural Library Design Awards 2017 at its conference in Melbourne. Thirty-three stunning libraries were entered in the awards and there is a winner in each category: public, school, academic and special libraries all feature in the […]


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Department of Parliamentary Services hiring Parliamentary Library Officer

(15 June 2017) The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) is recruiting for a Parliamentary Library Officer vacancy within the Collections & Databases branch. As a Library Officer you will be exposed to all areas of the Parliamentary Library and will have the opportunity to provide a range of tasks associated with the provision of services […]


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University of Melbourne hiring Arts Librarian

(15 June 2017) University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements within the University of Melbourne. The Arts Faculty Librarian is a member of the Scholarly Information program which sits within the University […]


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A new scanner for digitizing Australia’s biodiversity heritage

(30 May 2017) In 2011, Australia joined the Biodiversity Heritage Library and, led by Museums Victoria, began to digitize the rare books, historic journals and archival material related to Australia’s biodiversity, and to make them openly available online. There are now 15 Australian organizations contributing to BHL and over 300 worldwide. These include museums, herbaria, […]


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New study finds government cuts put libraries at risk

(31 May 2017) A new study has found that the federal government’s ‘wilful neglect’ of Australia’s national libraries, galleries and museums is putting the nation’s shared history and heritage at risk, particularly in regional areas, reports the Canberra Times. The report by Community and Public Sector Union researchers Kristin van Barneveld and Osmond Chiu, which […]


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Digital Literacies Learning Designer being hired by Macquarie University

(20 May 2017) The Digital Literacies Learning Designer (Library) coordinates the design and development of the Library’s digital literacies programs and services, and provides leadership and advice in selecting, implementing, and assessing pedagogically sound approaches and tools. Reporting to the Manager, Learning Skills, the role works collaboratively with the Library’s Information Literacy, Learning Skills, and […]


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Canberra Institute of Technology hiring Library Manager

(25 May 2017) You will have broad experience in providing library and learning services to students, teachers and staff. You will thrive on building partnerships, as well as be an excellent problem solver within environments of constant change. You will develop a client-focused digital literacy program suitable for VET clients. Closing date 7 June. ALIA […]


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University of New England hiring librarians

(22 May 2017) The University of New England Library, Armidale, Australia is hiring Senior Data Quality & Metadata Librarian, HEO7, Library Content & Discovery Manager, HEO8 and Library Research Manager HEO8. The closing date for each position is 3 June 2017.


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