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NSW library association launches funding campaign 

26 March 2014

The New South Wales Public Library Association has launched a campaign calling for increased state government funding of public libraries in NSW, which it says are ‘at crisis point’.The association—a...

International Library News 

19 February 2014

OCLC Introduces WorldCat Discovery ServicesLibrary bibliographic provider the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) has announced that WorldCat Discovery Services (WDS) will be launched in March, reports the Digital Shift. WDS provides...

In brief 

12 February 2014

New city library branch opens in AdelaideAdelaide City Council officially opened its new City Library on Friday 7 February. The new library is located in the Rundle Place building on...

International Library News 

10 February 2014

HarperCollins makes ebook catalogue available to UK librariesHarperCollins UK will make over 5000 ebook titles available for library and school lending for the first time in the UK via OverDrive’s digital...

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5 February 2014

Wellington City Council proposes $60,000 funding boost for librariesIn New Zealand, the Wellington City Council has proposed increasing its funding for the city’s public libraries by $60,000, reports the Dominion...

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29 January 2014

New $9.5 million library opens in Bendigo A new public library opened in the regional Victorian city of Bendigo on 28 January. According to the ABC, the $9.5-million two-storey building features a...

Reilly and Fox top PLR, ELR lists 

8 November 2013

Books by Matthew Reilly and Mem Fox have once again topped the lists of the highest scoring titles in the Public Lending Rights (PLR) and Educational Lending Rights (ELR) schemes....