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Student broadcasts pornographic material from Newcastle University library

A University of Newcastle student has been “counselled” after she was discovered using university resources to broadcast a live solo sex show from a campus library.

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Russian library to launch web rival to ‘untrustworthy’ Wikipedia

Russia’s presidential library say their online encyclopedia will provide “objective” information on Russian life and state structures.

Russia’s presidential library is to launch its own version of Wikipedia, claiming the popular web resource...

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One card to borrow them all

Representatives from the more than 130 public libraries across South Australia which make up the One Card Network have celebrated the network’s recent completion.

Staff from public libraries, and State and Local Government gathered in the Mortlock...

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National Library of Australia’s Trove website celebrates five years of uncovering the past

A website which brings together some of the nation’s best library collections in a searchable format is celebrating its fifth birthday.

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European library associations make the case for copyright reform

Today, at a breakfast meeting in the European Parliament, LIBER joined EBLIDA in making the case for the role of libraries in improving access to information and knowledge in the digital age.

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Lalor Library receives $900,000 upgrade

BOOKWORMS can read in comfort at the refurbished Lalor library. The 30-year-old library received a $900,000 upgrade to cater for a rise in users. The library’s dated heating and cooling system has been replaced, the foyer upgraded and new signage...

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Perth’s Library is Enhancing the Skyline

Seven floors, 3500sqm of space and a breath-taking 360 degree view of the city. Kate Emery talks to Lord mayor Lisa Scaffidi about the new City of Perth library and how it will transform the Treasury-Cathedral precinct into “the city’s lounge room”.

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New items for NLA’s Treasures Gallery

Libraries don’t just contain books—they also contain items which you would expect to see in a museum. Linda Morris looks at the mystery behind a Sunday School banner that belongs to the National Library of Australia. Learn More

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Bookless Libraries

Are we boldly going into the future in an environmentally sustainable fashion without realising that we are depriving future generations the pleasure of holding a real book in their hand? Elizabeth Farrelly likens the rise of the ebook to the...

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