The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and the peak representational bodies for the galleries, libraries, archives and museums of Australasia thank the authors for producing this report which provides useful discussion topics and a series of interesting recommendations that merit further investigation. GLAM sector organisations welcome the recommendations relating to cross domain and cross jurisdiction strategies and collaboration. However, further investment is needed in relation to standards and benchmarking tools, and in reforming barriers to discovery and access. We would welcome government support and engagement with our roundtable of peak bodies, and we invite participation in future initiatives relating to this survey and the broader cultural agenda.
Joint response to the National Arts and Culture Accord Digital Technology Survey, August 2015
Australian Library and Information Association
Deakin, ACT: Australian Library and Information Association