Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project – New South Wales, Australia

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Did you know? The Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project aims to make accessible the rich archival collections of the State Library of New South Wales. The site features historic word lists, records and other documents relating to Indigenous Australian languages.  http://indigenous.sl.nsw.gov.au/ More about it: At the time of Australian settlement in 1788, there were some 250… read more

[Second Call for papers IFLA WLIC 2015] Indigenous Matters Special Interest Group

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The IFLA Indigenous Matters Special Interest Group invites proposals for the SIG programme.  Help us make this a dynamic session by submitting a proposal for paper on a topic of your choice relating to the session theme. Theme: Indigenous Literacy: beyond bilingual signage and collection development Aligned with the Congress theme: Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development… read more

Vacancy: Library Assistant (Academic Year Only)

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Fixed term to November 2015, Part-time 16 hours per week. Te Puna Rakahau o Macmillan Brown, University of Canterbury, Christchurch.  Applications close 2 February 2015.  Further information about this role is available on the Job Vacancies page.

IFLA World Library and Information Congress Participation Grants

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

The IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2015 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend IFLA WLIC 2015 by waiving their registration fee. Additional expenses need to be covered by other sponsorship or by candidates themselves. Priority is given to those applicants: who are a first time attendee to the… read more