January 26, 2022

New Australian Public Library Standards Launched, Documents Available Online

From the International Fed. of Library Associations (IFLA):

…the new Guidelines, Standards and Outcome Measures for Australian Public Libraries launched at a gala dinner at Parliament House in Canberra earlier this week.

Commissioned by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and the Australian Public Library Alliance (APLA)  these guidelines provide essential benchmarks for library managers, councils and state government and build on previous standards.

To showcase public libraries’ contribution to innovation and creativity, ALIA also produced a fact sheet – 10 Ways that Libraries Power Smart Cities.

Read the Complete IFLA Announcement


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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.