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SLNSW announces new children’s library

3 April 2019

The State Library of NSW (SLNSW) is launching a fundraising appeal to help fund a new dedicated area for children and families to browse, sit down and read, reports the...

Tasmania’s LINCs to be called ‘libraries’ again

25 July 2018

The Tasmanian government will begin rebranding the state’s 52 Learning and Information Centres (LINCs) starting mid-year, reports the Advocate. Tasmania’s libraries have been called LINCs since 2009 but the Liberal...

International library news

4 December 2015

PRH consolidates library ebook terms Penguin Random House (PRH) has announced that all ebooks sold to libraries in the US and Canada from 2016 will be supplied under the Random...

International Library News 

27 August 2013

Swedish startup to allow ‘real time’ e-lending negotiations between publishers and libraries In Sweden, new digital startup company Atingo is promising to ‘radically change’ library ebook lending by allowing publishers and libraries...

John Oxley Library awards winners announced 

3 June 2013

The State Library of Queensland has announced the winners of the 2013 John Oxley Library Award, John Oxley Library Community History Award and John Oxley Library Fellowship, collectively known as...

International Library News 

2 May 2013

Hachette US to supply full ebook catalogue to libraries In the US, Hachette has announced that it will make its full catalogue of ebooks available to libraries, reports Publishers Weekly....

Queensland’s Laidley Library damaged by floods 

31 January 2013

The Laidley Library in Queensland’s Lockyer Valley has once again been damaged by flood waters, just six months after reopening in its newly renovated premises. The library, which is located...

Keynote speakers announced for ALIA conference 

9 January 2013

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has announced the keynote speakers for its Information Online conference, to be held in Brisbane from 12-15 February. The opening address will be...

Government seeks community feedback on PLR, ELR schemes

8 October 2012

The Federal Government’s Office of the Arts is seeking community feedback about the Public Lending Rights (PLR) and Education Lending Rights (ELR) schemes through an online survey. Interested parties have...