• 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
Jan 272013
 

I feel like a fraud. I’m presenting at NLS6 and I’m still in the process of studying my Grad Dip in Library and Information Studies. It may be that I’m a very convincing fraud or that the skills I gained from my previous industry had put me in good stead for my new career choice. more »

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Jan 252013
 

You’ve registered for the symposium and you are excited about it.  Three whole days of learning and discovering the issues that affect information professionals.  But you’re also nervous, because you have never been to a symposium before. What to expect? Who will I meet? It sounds overwhelming but it is vital to network when attending more »

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Jan 242013
 

Let me give it to you straight, Brisbane in February is hot, sometimes really hot and possibly even hot and stormy. But the one constant is the heat. There are some who love nothing better than lying in the summer sun, and while I admire their sunbaking stamina (while hoping they are using SPF30) I more »

 January 24, 2013  Posted by at 10:30 am out and about, planning, your nls6 Tagged with: , , , , , ,  No Responses »
Jan 202013
 

Hmm…New Librarian Symposium that sounds like an interesting conference but wait I cannot attend because I am just a library technician… Sounds familiar to you?  I am here to tell you that NLS6 is for everyone.  Who am I? I was a library technician and I really wish that I attended more conferences and symposiums more »

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Jan 182013
 

With just a few weeks to go before we kick-start our awesome Symposium, we are very excited to announce our final keynote speaker – Sue Gardner. Sue is the current Executive Director of Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit organisation behind Wikipedia. She joined the foundation in 2007 and since then has increased the foundation’s readership and more »

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Jan 172013
 

This week’s topic up for discussion is resilience. A little introduction and insight into the workshop – ‘Change is hard for everyone, so start with yourself’ – has been kindly contributed by the facilitator, Jenica Rogers. Jenica will guide participants through self-assessments about change, discuss strategies for building personal acceptance of both small and radical more »

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Jan 162013
 

Last year we asked you to put your thinking caps on for questions for your keynote speakers. We received a range of interesting & thought-provoking questions, and here’s what our fabulous keynote speaker Jenica Rogers, Director of Libraries at the State University of New York at Potsdam, had to say in response. You’d be better more »

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Jan 152013
 

Last year we asked for your curly questions for our keynotes, and we’re launching ourselves back into the build-up to NLS6 with their answers. We put your questions to Ruth Kneale, our wonderful keynote who wrote You Don’t Look Like a Librarian! based on her original blog started in 2002. Here’s what she had to more »

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Jan 142013
 
Keynote speaker revealed #6 - Ryan Donahue

We’re thrilled to begin the new year off with the introduction of our sixth keynote speaker for NLS6 – Ryan Donahue, senior information systems developer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ryan Donahue is super interested in messy cultural data. In his present role at the Met, Ryan is working on heaps of messy data more »

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Jan 132013
 

Can’t make it to NLS6? You can still come to a workshop and the Symposium barbecue! Workshops We have opened up registrations for half and full day workshops for people who are not attending NLS6. These workshops will take place on Saturday 9 February (the day before the Symposium starts). While our workshops are geared more »

 January 13, 2013  Posted by at 11:00 am program, your nls6 Tagged with: , , , ,  No Responses »