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Pic of the Week – Let me give you a hand

Can I give you a helping hand?

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a month of big and important numbers

**we had our 10,000th page view on this blog the other day. **Frank Austin celebrates his 30th and final year with Civica and decides to call it a day. That’s dedication, and we’re holding an event in his honour later this week. In … Continue reading

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Cat meets Kev at the Telstra Business Women’s Awards

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national gaming day Saturday Nov 12

most of you will/should know that our latest winner of the Civica Library & Learning Travel Grant recently took a junket journey to the US in search of libraries and games. he sure did find them, and many of us … Continue reading

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Rat Pack – SPUN 2011


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Big Vision Day @ Hutt (Nicky Parker presentation now online)

A while back I mentioned that Nicky Parker from Manchester Libraries was a guest speaker at SPUNZ.  Thanks to modern technology (and great tech staff) you can now see that presentation online.  It is very worthwhile for any library/council line … Continue reading

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Do libraries get better with age?

A thought and an early pic of the week from Andy Graham: We recently were fortunate to host a visit to Australia and New Zealand by Nicky Parker, who is the President of the Society of Chief Librarians, UK and … Continue reading

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Nicky Parker ordinary* person doing extraordinary things

this week I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Nicky Parker from Manchester City Council who was keynote speaker at the PLSA conference in adelaide. following this appearance Civica kidnapped her (with her full consent) and took her to Wellington, New … Continue reading

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Cathryn Harris finalist for telstra business women’s award – is there something in the SA water that we don’t know about?

And if it’s not the water, then what’s with these South Australian librarians who get nominated for awards and often go on to win them?   (You might remember that Hayley from SA water won an IOG ALIA Excellence Award last … Continue reading

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I never thought that I would be reviewing a paper on library stats so this is a first

subtitle: go forth and concatenate Whilst this year’s Library & Learning Travel Grant winner Phil Minchin is currently in the US on his dream gamer research trip, last year’s winner Jamie Normington has been busy putting the final touches of … Continue reading

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