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Truth, Integrity, Knowledge (TIK): 10 ways library and information professionals promote truth, integrity and knowledge

The Truth, Integrity, Knowledge (TIK) campaign ran throughout 2019. The campaign focused on why librarianship is one of the most trusted professions in Australia and how people working in libraries (whether LIS qualified or from another discipline) promote the free flow of information and ideas in the interests of all Australians.
The series of promotional posters address "10 ways library and information professionals promote truth, integrity and knowledge".

Truth, Integrity, Knowledge (TIK) Fact Sheets

The Truth, Integrity, Knowledge (TIK) campaign ran throughout 2019. The campaign focused on why librarianship is one of the most trusted professions in Australia and how people working in libraries (whether LIS qualified or from another discipline) promote the free flow of information and ideas in the interests of all Australians.
The series of fact sheets address poverty in Australia, homelessness, gender equality, and early literacy, language and learning.

National Early Language and Literacy Strategy: Discussion paper

This discussion paper outlines the objectives and priorities of a National Early Language and Literacy Strategy based on the evidence review undertaken between March 2019 and June 2020. The review included peerreviewed literature, existing national and international strategies, policies and programs, in addition to previous work undertaken by the National Early Language and Literacy Coalition. Its content will frame the co-design by the Working Group of a draft National Strategy. Considerations and questions are highlighted throughout to structure input and discussion on:

IFLA global vision discussion: Report of the ALIA Australian Public Library Alliance

The Australian Public Library Alliance (APLA) is part of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and represents 94% of all public libraries across Australia.
 
This report was created in an interactive process in Victoria in 2017 where 12 library leaders participated in a conversation about how a united library field can tackle the challenges of the future.
 

Library Lovers' Day 2021: social media guide

The theme for Library Lovers' Day 2021 was 'Make a date with your library'. The day is an annual opportunity for people to celebrate the valuable role that libraries play in their lives.
 
The purpose of this guide is to assist you to run a successful Library Lovers’ Day social media campaign and to promote your library. Running a successful social media campaign will help you to gain attention for your library services, attract more attendees to your library events and increase overall attention for the LIS industry.

APLA-ALIA Standards and Guidelines for Australian Public Libraries, December 2020

In August 2020 the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) on behalf of the Australian Public Library Alliance (APLA) engaged I & J Management Services Pty. Ltd. to update the 2016 Guidelines, Standards and Outcome Measures for Australian Public Libraries. The purpose of the project was to establish national standards and guidelines for public libraries that reflect the evolving role of contemporary public libraries and to better recognise the different circumstances in the eight states and territories, allowing for appropriate local interpretation.

E-commerce for library promotion and sustainability: How library technicians can market themselves and their library's services online

ALIA 2003 Library Technician Dunn & Wilson Scholarship, Lothar von Retzlaff AssDipAppSc(LT) ALIATec
 
This study was made possible through the Dunn & Wilson Scholarship and supported by the Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA).
 

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