Tag Archives: Australia

Deakin University hiring Manager Digital Literacy Programs

(12 April 2017) The Manager, Digital Literacy Programs provides leadership and vision for the design, development and implementation of the University Library’s instruction programs and initiatives. The position supports all components of the Library’s digital literacy deliverables, in the cloud and through engaging located learning experiences on campuses and with the Universities’ partner enterprises. The […]


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Amendments to copyright a welcome step towards fair, affordable and open access to knowledge

(23  March 2017) The Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) is delighted to see that the Copyright Amendment (Disability Access and Other Measures) Bill 2017 have been in Parliament. CAUL is the national peak body representing university libraries in Australia and has been a persistent advocate for the Bill’s proposed amendments. The amendments arise from […]


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University of Adelaide hiring Associate University Librarians

(24 March 2017) The Associate University Librarian, Library Experience is responsible for leading the customer facing aspects of all Library’s functions associated with the discovery, access and delivery of information and services. This role provides centralised oversight of customer experience at a senior level. The Associate University Librarian, Academic Engagement is responsible for leading the […]


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Business Analyst – Library Management Systems 12 months – $600 a day

(24 March 2017) Big Wave Digital is hiring a talented Business Analyst who can work on a new digital project for an established organisation. This is a unique opportunity for an experienced BA who is adept at requirement gathering and the creation of Functional Requirement Documentation. This role will involve Business Analysis and Business requirement […]


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Parliament of Tasmania hiring Parliamentary Librarian

(24 March 2017)  The role of the Parliamentary Librarian is to manage, direct, lead and coordinate activities and staff of the Tasmanian Parliamentary Library and the Parliamentary Research Service. The position oversees the development, maintenance and preservation of the special collections in the Parliament, including the Parliamentary Museum.  The Parliamentary Librarian operates this branch of […]


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Curtin University trades Digitool for DSpace

(23 February 2017) Atmire migrated Curtin’s institutional repository espace from Digitool to DSpace 5. Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population. The migration of Curtin University’s espace repository to a customized version of DSpace 5 brought a ton of new features to the repository’s […]


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Copyright Issues in Libraries, Education and Open Access: A Joint Session by Singapore Management University Libraries (SMU Libraries) and The Library Association of Singapore (LAS)

By Nazimah Ram Nath* (16 March 2017) SMU Libraries, in partnership with the Library Association of Singapore, held a seminar on 25th January 2017 to promote an awareness on copyright issues and copyright obligations amongst librarians and professionals in the education industry in Singapore. The seminar was held at the Li Ka Shing Library, Singapore […]


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DST recruiting Deputy Director, Research Information Services x 2 (SA or VIC)

(3 March 2017) Defence Science & Technology Group (DST) is seeking to fill  two EL1 positions in Research Information Services (RIS).  The Deputy Directors will provide leadership in establishing and providing agile services to meet the emerging information needs in an environment of significant change. The Deputy Director – Research Information Resources and Infrastructure (DDRIRI) […]


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Australian Catholic University hiring Senior Librarian (Support Services)

(3 March 2017) The Senior Librarian (Support Services) leads a team of staff based across multiple campuses that provide resource description and discovery for library resources in all formats. These resources support learning, teaching and research by meeting the information and access needs of students and staff, with particular emphasis on services to students with […]


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Wollongong City Council hiring Coordinator Library Services

(27 February 2017) Leading a vibrant, positive and energised team, you will combine your excellent communication and customer service skills to provide a quality library service. Developing and applying innovative strategies for the the provision of programs and activities for the community, collection maintenance and planning and providing training for staff and customers are key […]


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Thailand to host 19th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL)

(23 February 2017) Conferences recently announced include RAILS 2017,  Adelaide, Australia, 28-30 November 2017; Connecting the Colonies: Empires and Networks in the History of the Book, Hobart, Australia, 22-24 November 2017;  PLAI Congress 2017 Bacolod City, Philippines, 21-24 November 2017; A-LIEP 2017, 13-15 November 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand; and ICADL 2017, Bangkok, Thailand, 13-15 November […]


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Launch of ALIA report: Relevance 2020, LIS Research in Australia

(15 February 2017, Canberra) The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), in partnership with Charles Sturt University, has issued a report which provides the results of six Library and Information Science (LIS) research events in Australian capitals in late 2016 that had the main purpose of connecting academics, researchers and practitioners in order to help align […]


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Monash University hiring Matheson Library Manager

(16 February 2017) Monash University Library seeks an accomplished, strategic and innovative leader for its Sir Louis Matheson Library, a flagship humanities and social sciences library located at the Clayton campus. Reporting to the Director Excellence and Engagement, the Matheson Library Manager leads strategic change programs for the staff within the Matheson complex, ensures effective […]


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Latest Australian public library statistics

(15 February 2017) The annual Australian public libraries statistical report for 2014-15 is now available. Compiled by the State Library of Queensland’s Regional Access and Public Libraries division on behalf of NSLA, the report is an overview of the services, infrastructure, income and expenditure of each state and territory’s public libraries. In 2014-15: Australia had […]


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IOP and CAUL agree new and innovative consortium model

(13 February 2017) IOP Publishing and the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) have announced a new agreement, covering 31 universities in Australia and New Zealand. Whereas the previous agreement was based on historical spend on print version of journals, the new model is based on an institution’s science-category full time equivalent students, and weighted […]


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