Tag Archives: special libraries

Chess library opened in Shanghai

(21 Jul 2019) The Lujiazui Master Lin Chess Library opened in the Pudong New Area (Shanghai, China) on Saturday, coinciding with the International Chess Day and galvanizing the spirits of chess fans from far and wide. Named after Lin Feng, former coach of the Chinese national chess team, it is the first public library dedicated to […]


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Three specialist libraries to close at University of Auckland, 45 jobs to go

(21 June 2018) The University of Auckland will close three specialist libraries, with the loss of around 45 fulltime-equivalent staff. The decision has been condemned by the Auckland University Student’s Association, which says the move will be bad for students and creative arts at the institution. The university said: “Among other decisions, the consolidation of […]


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The unique role and value of information professionals in special libraries

New research highlights the need to clarify the difference between IT and IM (17 August 2017, Canberra)  A new report from the Australian Library and Information Association suggests that there is confusion in management circles about the degree of overlap between the work of ICT and library and information professionals. The report, The unique role […]


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Australian health libraries’ return on investment

(2 April 2014)  ALIA reports that a study released today suggests law firms, government departments, associations and other organisations involved with special libraries gain over AUD5 in return for every AUD1 they invest in special libraries. The Australian Law Library Association, Health Libraries Inc (HLInc), Health Libraries Australia (ALIA HLA, a national group of the […]


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Paul Szentirmay Special Librarianship Scholarship 2013

(15 February 2013) LIANZA & the Trustees of Paul Szentirmay Trust are calling for applications for the 2013 Paul Szentirmay Special Librarianship Scholarship. Established in 2004 by the Trustees of the Paul Szentirmay Trust and is administrated by LIANZA, this scholarship is awarded every three years. It is hoped that it will enable the successful […]


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