What we have and what we do

This morning I gave the keynote talk at the ALIA WA Symposium. Below are the text (more or less) and slides from my talk: What we have and what we do. Last year I was at the ALIA National Advisory Congress in Melbourne. We were discussing the future of libraries…

Read the rest

Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf and the Australian publishing industry

A couple of weeks ago I attended Book Camp Australia, an unconference held at the Wheeler Centre as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival and put together by if:book - the Institute for the future of the book, based in Brisbane. I had high hopes for Book Camp.  The…

Read the rest