STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES
A 92 page guide that outlines the industry standard best practice in running a library.
A collection of open-access articles on library and information science.
Blogger Paige the Librarian explains how she used open source tools to capture and analyse information about the use of Twitter during the GLAMSLAM 2018 conference.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The Australian Library and Information Association is the national professional organisation for the Australian library and information services sector.. They have a detailed, points-based professional development scheme to ensure members stay current in their skills and knowledge. Points are accrued through attending training sessions, attending conferences, and writing reflective reports on your learning process.
Free training session and seminars for library professionals. It includes the Alternative Basic Library Education – a free course for library staff with no formal training.
A course on using open-source tools for data management for librarians.
A list of eleven things that airports do wrong that result in them feeling sterile and anxiety-provoking. Compare this with Schiphol Airport’s library and art museum.
A guide to unlocking collections by making them available via digitisation. From GLAM Peak, the peak representative bodies of the galleries, libraries, archives and museums sectors in Australia.
From the State Library of NSW, information and resources about Digital Practice Guidelines for Public Libraries.
A tool for extracting data tables from PDFs into CSVs.
The Australian National Data Service, working to make research data available to researchers. It includes the 23 (research data) Things training modules.
Workflows for digital archiving collected from various institutions by the Open Source Software Archival Workflow project.