Australian Indigenous Knowledge and Libraries

Australian Indigenous Knowledge and Libraries Edited Book

  • Author(s): Martin Nakata, Marcia Langton
  • Published: 2005
  • Publisher: UTSePress

Abstract: In response to significant changes in the Indigenous information landscape, the State Library of New South Wales and Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning, University of Technology, Sydney, hosted a Colloquium, Libraries and Indigenous Knowledge, in December 2004. The two-day Colloquium brought together professionals, practitioners and academics to discuss future directions in relation to Indigenous knowledge and library services. An expert and inspiring group of speakers and more than 90 active participants ensured that lively discussions did, indeed, take place.

Notes: Presents an insight into the breadth and depth of Indigenous knowledge issues which impact on libraries and archives. Presentations addressed a range of issues to do with understanding the importance of retaining and valuing Indigenous Knowledge in Australia and internationally. Papers from a colloquium held in Sydney, Dec. 2004

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