MetLib09 Embracing the Future

Proceedings of MetLib09: Embracing the Future. 10 - 15 May 2009, Brisbane, Australia

Host organisation overviews

Sharan Harvey.  Brisbane City Council Library Services - Australia.

Vicki McDonald.  State Library of Queensland - Australia

  • Enriching the lives of Queenslanders

Theme:  Creativity and new media

Making the invisible visible - Dan Hill. Senior Consultant, Arup

Drawing new audiences through supporting creative practice - Liz Slagus. Creative Innovator in Residence, Arts Queensland and Queensland University of Technology

Theme:  Creative community spaces

Design of the future library – the library of the future - Liv Saeteren. Oslo City Library – Norway

All tradition is change: reorganisation and development while planning a new city library in Stockholm [PDF, 855KB] - Johanna Hansson. Stockholm City Library – Sweden

Lessons from the Great Public Library Tour - Christine Mackenzie. Yarra Plenty Regional Library – Australia

    Theme:  Community

    Community led libraries [PDF, 1.2MB]- Judith Hare. Halifax Public Libraries – Canada

    Libraries Building Communities in Timor-Leste - Patti Manolis. Geelong Regional Library Corporation - Australia

      Expanding Horizons with Public Libraries [PDF 1.5MB]- Deb Stumm. The State Library of Queensland - Australia

    Building a Vigorous Metropolitan City Imbued with Happy Reading and Enthusiastic Learning - Shu-hsien TSENG. Taipei Public Library – Taiwan

      Theme :  Collections

    Collections: what do people want?  - Sharan Harvey.  Brisbane City Council Library Services - Australia

    Reframing the reference collection for Singapore Public Library [PFD 745KB] - Sharon Thien. National Library Board – SingaporeSpecial libraries development in Shanghai - Wang Shiwei. Shanghai Library – China

    Theme:  Capability and careers

    Project lifelong learning in Croatia[PDF] - Davorka Bastic and Tatjana Nebesny. Zagreb City Libraries – Republic of Croatia

    Ottawa Public Library's Talent Plan: succssion and leadership planning [PDF, 677KB] - Barbara Clubb. Ottawa Public Library - Canada; Vicki Whitmell Ontario Legislative Library, (Toronto, Ontario)

     Workforce sustainability and leadership in public libraries [PDF, 1.5MB] - Debra Rosenfeldt. State Library of Victoria – Australia

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