• Wikimedia Australia Wikimedia Australia
  • Ryan Donahue Ryan Donahue
  • Sue Gardner Sue Gardner
  • Ruth Kneale Ruth Kneale Ruth Kneale sponsored by the State Library of Queensland
  • Stuart Candy Stuart Candy Keynote Speaker, Dr Stuart Candy - Professional futurist
  • Ingrid Parent Ingrid Parent Ingrid Parent
  • Jenica Rogers Jenica Rogers Jenica Rogers sponsored by the State Library of Queensland
  • Marcus Foth Marcus Foth
  • NLS6 NLS6
Feb 062013
 

Haven’t tweeted at a professional event before? Or just in need of a re-cap? Here’s your social media guide to NLS6. Okay, the basics first. Twitter Key information and updates will be shared via @alianls6. Make sure you’re following us and we’d love to hear about your experience at NLS6! The ‘conversation’ Engage with others more »

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Feb 042013
 
NGAC Bursary Runner-Up 2: Sliding to be different

Hi- Kate from NGAC, back again.  Our 2nd $500 runner-up winner is Rachel and below is her entry. We loved how she used her own experiences and photos to create her entry. On behalf of ALIA, NGAC and the NLS6 committee, a well deserved congratulations. -Kate Freedman, NGAC Chair Sliding to be different When I more »

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Feb 032013
 
A librarian’s perspective from Vendor Land

Thank you to Elsevier who are a Premium Sponsor for NLS6, generously supporting our social barbecue. This sponsor guest post is authored by Linda Dunne, Senior Account Manager and edited by David Stammers, Account Manager and Macy Lee, Customer Development Executive from Elsevier. Greetings my fellow librarians, we are really excited to have the opportunity to meet more »

Feb 012013
 
The NLS6 mobile web app

The web team has been busy, behind the scenes, to put together a web app for you to use during the Symposium. The app lets you access: A customisable schedule Speaker bios and Twitter feeds The NLs6 Twitter stream Other handy information Customising the schedule is super easy. Simply tap the star on the top-right more »

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Jan 312013
 
NGAC Bursary Runner-Up 1: Here's to the Symposium!

Hi- Kate from NGAC here.  Today we introduce Emily, and her $500 runner-up winning entry.  We loved her creativity and sense of humour.  Have a look below at her entry- we think she should invent a real (drinkable) version!  On behalf of ALIA, NGAC and the NLS6 committee, a well deserved congratulations. -Kate Freedman, NGAC more »

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Jan 312013
 

NLS6 is just around the corner, almost time to dust off the suitcase and get ready to head to sunny Brisvegas. So what do you pack? Or if you’re a Brisbane local who can take advantage of having their home comforts at hand, what should you bring to the conference each day? Well, the best more »

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Jan 302013
 
NGAC Bursary Winner: Pinspiration

Hi- Kate from NGAC here.  This is the story behind our $1000 bursary winner Wendy’s, trip into Pinterest.  We loved the fact that she learnt something new and pushed herself into unknown territory.  See her board here or have a look at the snapshot below.  On behalf of ALIA, NGAC and the NLS6 committee, a more »

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Jan 302013
 

This week’s topic up for discussion is practitioner research. Do practitioners have a role in contributing to research? How do practitioners do research? Katherine Howard gives a little introduction to the topic and the workshop – ‘Research for practitioners: getting started and getting supported’. In this workshop, experienced researchers will answer your questions and help more »

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Jan 292013
 
Go all the way to the edge

Thank you to the National Library of Australia who are a Premium Sponsor for NLS6, generously supporting our fantastic day of Workshops. This sponsor guest post is authored by Sarah Schindeler, Digital Services Librarian, National Library of Australia. Innovation is something that librarians know they need. We talk about it, sometimes in almost hallowed terms, as more »

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Jan 282013
 
Know thy technician

So you’ve just qualified as a library technician – what now? Do you want to learn about career options? Take on some professional development? Network with others in the same situation as yourself? The 6th New Librarians Symposium (NLS6) can help you do all of this, and the great thing is, the conference is not more »