Tag Archives: National Library of New Zealand

The Future of Archives New Zealand and the National Library of New Zealand

(26 February 2019) The National Archival and Library Institutions Ministerial Group (NALI) is beginning to reveal some of its thinking about the future of Archives New Zealand and the National Library of New Zealand. In an email released just before Christmas the two Ministers in charge of the NALI Review process said amongst other things: […]


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Report: School libraries and school library services in New Zealand Aotearoa

(30 January 2019) In May 2018, National Library of New Zealand’s Services to Schools launched a nationwide survey of school libraries in Aotearoa New Zealand. This was a joint project conducted with SLANZA and LIANZA. More than 550 people took part in the survey from approximately 20% of schools in New Zealand. Key findings and analysis can be found […]


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OCLC partners with National Library of New Zealand to implement WorldShare Interlibrary Loan services

Te Puna Interloan Migration Project supports ongoing commitment to OCLC metadata and resource sharing services (30 July 2018, Melbourne) OCLC has extended its partnership with the National Library of New Zealand with an agreement to provide more than 200 New Zealand libraries access to WorldShare Interlibrary Loan (ILL), which connects thousands of libraries around the […]


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Results of the Survey of Digital Legal Deposit Policies and Practices at National Libraries

(25 July 2018) In 2014 seventeen National Libraries were surveyed about their born digital news content, legal deposit policies and practices. The results of the survey were presented at the 2015 International News Media Conference hosted by the National Library of Sweden in Stockholm, Sweden. Three years later, the authors expanded their team and the […]


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National Library of New Zealand: Positioning for the future

(16 July 2016) The National Library of New Zealand has released its Draft Strategic Direction to 2030 and is interested in your feedback. Comments are open until 31 August 2016. The National Library of New Zealand is proposing a bold and ambitious set of strategic directions to 2030. nations. Feedback is wanted on: the strategic […]


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National Library of New Zealand selects Ex Libris cloud solutions

(30 November 2015, Adelaide, Australia) Ex Libris® Group, a leading global provider of library automation solutions, is pleased to announce that the National Library of New Zealand has adopted the Ex Libris Alma® resource management solution and the Ex Libris Primo® discovery and delivery solution, with its Primo Central index of scholarly e-resources. As a […]


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Library book cuts hit schools hard

(25 January 2015) Student access  to specialist non-fiction National Library books will be cut from July in New Zealand. Shocked teachers say they weren’t consulted about the move, expected to hit rural and technology-poor schools hardest. Last year, 16,000 teachers made 40,000 requests for almost a million hard-copy items via the National Library’s curriculum topic support […]


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The National Library of New Zealand use and reuse policy

(20 May 2014) The National Library of New Zealand and Alexander Turnbull Library have  agreed a new policy on use and reuse of collection items. Use and reuse of documentary heritage and tāonga is a contested issue. There are a range of issues concerning what libraries and archives should or shouldn’t let happen to the […]


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Digital Preservation Manager, National Library of New Zealand, job vacancy

The Manager will lead a team of 6 staff within the Preservation Research & Consultancy and will be responsible for the Library’s digital preservation programme. The job description is here.


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