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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... vol. 66 no. 1 April 2017 of Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association est. 2017 Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association
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'Welcome to the first issue of the Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association (JALIA). With the merger of the Australian Library Journal (ALJ) and Australian Academic and Research Libraries (AARL) we make an explicit shift to a journal that will publish articles to foster wider information and knowledge sharing about innovative practice and research in our information professions.' (Mary Anne Kennan & Gaby Haddow, Editorial 2-3)

Contents

* Contents derived from the 2017 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Inaugural Issue – Message from the ALIA President, Patricia Genat , single work essay

'Dear Readers,

'It is my privilege to write an introduction for this first JALIA.

'In my daily life, I am often passionate about using our human and earthly resources productively. JALIA is a wonderful example of creating new opportunities and overcoming thorny challenges to provide excellence in Library and Information Science discussions.' (Introduction)

(p. 1)
Towards a Unique Archive of Aboriginal Languages: A Collaborative Project, Jayshree Mamtora , Catherine Bow , single work criticism
'Charles Darwin University Library is directly helping to sustain and preserve Aboriginal language and cultural materials that encounter many hurdles for their long-term survival. The library is supporting an ARC-funded project known as the Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages, by providing a repository, web application, digitisation programme and professional advice. The collaboration between the library and research team addressed a number of challenges in relation to appropriate ways to represent complex and variable metadata, widely varying content from diverse sources and in various conditions, and in making these fragile and endangered materials accessible to a global audience. The open access archive now includes thousands of items in dozens of Northern Territory Indigenous languages, providing a sustainable repository for researchers and allowing Indigenous communities to share their languages, histories, knowledge and practices around the world. The project serves as a rich case study demonstrating how academic libraries can work with researchers to support the archiving of cultural heritage.' (Publication abstract)
(p. 28-41)

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