Amanda Lawrence

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Grey literature is the subject of an ABC Radio National Big Ideas program - Grey literature: digital scholarship or digital dust - broadcast Tuesday 26 February at 8pm and also available as a podcast. The program will feature Prof Julian Thomas, Director of the Swinburne Institute for Social Research and chief investigator on the Grey Literature Strategies project along with highlights from the final panel discussion moderated by Crikey's Bernhard Keane

No longer are publishers the primary conduit through which content must pass before it is disseminated to the world. This is a radically new paradigm and despite our best efforts, libraries (and many other related institutions) have not been able to keep pace with the impact this shift has had on collection development and long term access.

This article by Amanda Lawrence was recently published in the Australian Library and Information Management Association's Incite Magazine, Vol 34 Issue1/2 (Jan/Feb 2013)

Seminar with Prof Sharon Pickering
Director, Monash University Border Observatory

Chair: Prof John Houghton, Professorial Fellow, Centre for Strategic Economic Studies, Victoria University

Friday 22 March 1.30 pm – 3.00
Followed by afternoon tea refreshments

Venue: Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Victoria
AGSE Building, Room 207

GL15 Announcement and 1st Call for Papers for the conference to be held in Bratislava, Slovakia 2 - 3 December 2013

ALIA and the Information Online Program Committee would like to invite you to ALIA Information Online 2013. The conference and exhibition will be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre from Tuesday 12 February to Friday 15 February 2013.

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