'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)
'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)