Tag Archives: Australia

Library and information week 2018

(3 December 2018)  Australia’s Library and Information Week will be held 21-27 May 2018 with the theme Find yourself in a Library. This theme is designed to give all libraries the opportunity to promote themselves to their community. Staff could set up tours of their library to inform users find out about all the fantastic […]


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University of Sydney hiring Academic Liaison Librarian

(21 December 2017) The Academic Liaison Librarian will develop and deliver quality client-centred Library programs and services for academics, researchers, students and other relevant areas of the University, ensuring that they meet the current and future scholarly information needs of clients and are clearly aligned to emerging trends in information support services and to the […]


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UNSW hiring Director, Digital Library Services

(11 December 2017) The role of Director, Digital Library Services reports to the University Librarian. The position leads the Digital Library Services Department which comprises about 50 library staff. Closing date is 8 January 2018. ALIA has the full job description.


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Springer collaborates with Australian mathematics research institute on new book series

MATRIX and Springer will co-publish a new book series covering all areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics (5 December 2017) Springer and the international Mathematical Research Institute MATRIX, which is based in Melbourne in Australia, have signed a collaboration agreement to publish a new book series. The cooperation further strengthens Springer’s relationship with […]


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Special Collections and Exhibition Coordinator, UNSW

(10 December 2017) The Special Collections and Exhibitions Coordinator will collaborate with students, staff, researchers, authors and vendors to research, design and deliver a diverse program of library exhibitions, launch and community events. The position will help the library to further build its relationships with stakeholders to ensure the library is a scholarly and cultural […]


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Latest Australian public libraries statistics

(6 December 2017) The annual Australian public libraries statistical report for 2015-16 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. The news in full […]


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The University of Tasmania is hiring the University Librarian

(17 November 2017) The University Librarian provides visionary leadership and management of the University’s Library Services and is responsible for: developing, implementing and articulating the Library’s vision and strategic plan; delivering high quality services that contribute to the achievement of the University’s strategic priorities; building visibility and communicating the Library’s impact and value; managing the […]


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Charles Sturt University, NSW, hiring Team Manager, Electronic Resources & Acquisitions

(2 November 2017) The Team Manager, Electronic Resources and Acquisitions is responsible for leading and coordinating the negotiation, acquisition, maintenance and performance of the Library’s print and online resources, including subscription databases and licensed electronic resources. Closing date: 19 November 2017. ALIA has the full announcement.


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New assessment tool to showcase benefits of university research

(1 November 2017) A new tool to showcase the real-world impact of Australian university research will demonstrate the vast benefits it delivers to the economy and wider community. Under the scheme, universities will document the enormous social and economic contribution made by the nation’s world-class university research. Universities Australia Chief Executive Belinda Robinson said the […]


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Deakin University hiring Digital Literacy Learning Designer

(21 September 2017) The Digital Literacy Learning Designer will coordinate the design and development of Digital Literacy programs, including alignment of the Digital Literacy framework with course and unit learning outcomes. Closing date is 1 October 2017. ALIA has the job description.


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Monash Health hiring Director of Library Services

(14 September 2017) The Director’s role is to design and deliver a library service that is highest quality, strategic, innovative, responsive, efficient, flexible and accessible. The successful applicant will develop a vision and build on existing strong relationships to grow and enhance the Library’s profile, and discover and enable new opportunities for collaboration and services. […]


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Monash hiring University Librarian

(14 September 2017) Monash is seeking to appoint an outstanding University Librarian to help shape and inspire its future. Reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice-President, the appointee will provide vision and strategic leadership across the University Library, contributing to the development of the University, and taking accountability for the overall Library experience. Working closely […]


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Bond University hiring University Librarian

(11 September 2017) The University Librarian will provide strategic leadership and direction to the Library Services function. This key position will be responsible for the overall management and operation of the Main and Law Libraries as well as the Balnaves Foundation Multimedia Learning Centre, and will be required to have a hands-on approach to ensure alignment […]


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Rankings highlight risk of uni funding cuts

(6 September 2017) Australia’s strong global university rankings face growing competition from a rising Chinese university system powered by Government investment, highlighting the dangers of a proposed $2.8 billion cut to university funding. The rankings influence where international students choose to study – and our strong rankings in recent years have helped to generate a […]


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Macquarie University hiring Collections and Discovery Services Librarian

(5 September 2017) The Collections and Discovery Services Librarian (HEW6) develops, implements and delivers services in discovery, collection assessment and evaluation, procurement, metadata and copyright/license management. The role provides in-depth advice and support for collection and content development, access, discovery, and research publication/data management. Data gathering, evaluation, analysis and reporting – to inform decision making […]


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