Libraries and Learning
When visiting the State Library of Victoria recently and enjoying the Mirror of the World exhibition, I was impressed by the magnificent, enormous Audubon book, Birds of America. But, even this splendid work of art had an oval stamp in green ink declaring MELBOURNE PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Rachel Van Riel, Director of Openingthebook recently presented a workshop in Dunedin on reader-centred practices, environments, and services.
In August 2016, New Zealand IBBY is hosting the 35th IBBY International Congress to celebrate the multiplicity of language, literacy and literature in the world today.
Index New Zealand (INNZ) is a searchable database, which contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from about 1,000 New Zealand periodicals and newspapers. It includes some from earlier in the 20 century right up to and including the present day.
The entire 20 year archive of this splendid magazine is now available through EPIC to browse and search.