neXus2. An investigation into the library and information services workforce in Australia: The institutional perspective. Final report prepared for the Australian Library and Information Association and National and State Libraries Australia
Hallam, Gillian (2009) neXus2. An investigation into the library and information services workforce in Australia: The institutional perspective. Final report prepared for the Australian Library and Information Association and National and State Libraries Australia.
The neXus2 research project has sought to investigate the library and information services (LIS) workforce in Australia, from the institutional or employer perspective. The study builds on the neXus1 study, which collected data from individuals in the LIS workforce in order to present a snapshot of the profession in 2006, highlighting the demographics, educational background and career details of library and information professionals in Australia. To counterbalance this individual perspective, library institutions were invited to participate in a survey to contribute further data as employers. This final report on the neXus2 project compares the findings from the different library sectors, ie academic libraries, TAFE libraries, the National and State libraries, public libraries, special libraries and school libraries.
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|Additional Information:||Also available on the Australian Library and Information Association website: www.alia.org.au/employment/workforce|
|Keywords:||Library and information science, Librarianship, Workforce planning|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Past > Schools > School of Information Technology
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Gillian Hallam under the terms of a e Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Australia Licence.|
|Copyright Statement:||Support for the original work was provided by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and the National and State Libraries of Australasia (NSLA).|
|Deposited On:||02 Dec 2009 15:11|
|Last Modified:||10 Jun 2010 00:13|
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