Latest library news and resources

Latest library news and resources

Libraries are exciting places to be at the moment, and with a registered New South Wales library card, it is easy to stay up to date on all the latest happenings in the library world.

Incite is a library and information sector news magazine produced by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). The latest issue is now available to view online. Take the time to explore the career of Dr Alex Byrne, recipient of ALIA’s 2015 HCL Anderson Award, discover the value of work placements in forging a library career with Elizabeth Khater, or take a look at the new interiors of the National Library of Australia with Aileen Weir.

For more in-depth reads, you might like to consider some of the Library’s latest ebooks including:

BiblioTech: why libraries matter more than ever in the age of Google by John Palfrey;

The meaning of the library: a cultural history edited by Alice Crawford;

Libraries, human rights, and social justice: enabling access and promoting inclusion by Paul T. Jaeger, Natalie Greene Taylor, Ursula Gorham.

If you require any assistance accessing the Library’s eresources you can always Ask a Librarian.

Image: Library confusion. 23/12/1952

Hood Collection part I : Sydney streets, buildings, people, activities and events, ca. 1925-1957.

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