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Public Libraries supporting people living with a disability

ALIA-APLA is hosting a free information session for people leading and working in Australian public libraries to share ideas about how we can better serve library users living with disability. There will also be an open Q&A session for all participants to talk about their own library services – the challenges, achievements and future opportunities. Registrations close 29 April 2021

 

Media Literacy: A primer for libraries

Media literacy is a term that is becoming more prevalent in discussions around misinformation in society. It is a topic that is attracting public interest, with the Australian Government looking to work with media literacy experts in developing a national strategy to combat fake news and misinformation. For those working in libraries, media literacy may seem like a new concept, but the reality is that library professionals have been working to support media literacy in society for many years - though they may not be using this specific terminology. 

ALIAVic Online Trivia, March 2021

ALIAVic's popular online trivia is back! With a revised and streamlined format for 2021, our online Discord-based trivia nights are a fun and free way to spend a couple of hours in the virtual company of library industry friends and colleagues. Open to everyone, and because it is text-based, no camera or microphone is necessary. Voice chat rooms are available if desired.

 

Discovering a “good read”’: Teen Reading ARC Linkage Project Launch

 Discovering a “good read”’:  Teen Reading ARC Linkage Project Launch

 

Wednesday 25 November 2020 at 5pm

Ursula Dubosarsky, Australian Children’s Laureate, will launch the Teen Reading ARC Linkage Project led by Deakin University on Wednesday 25 November 2020.

Researchers will present early findings on teenagers’ social media activity about books and reading and insights from publishers, editors and booksellers on reaching teen readers.

ALIA is one of the partners supporting this project.

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