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Global Goals Week

Global Goals Week ( 17-26 September) is a time for us all to come together to mobilise communities, demand urgency, and supercharge solutions for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), whether it be digitally or physically. Our shared future and the achievement of the Global Goals will be determined by us working together, locally, nationallyContinue reading “Global Goals Week”

Stories That Matter

Yesterday we encouraged everyone to take some time out of their day to mark the Australian Reading Hour – it doesn’t matter if your ‘hour’ is in the morning, afternoon or evening and really ‘hour’ is only a concept, make it longer or shorter it’s about making the time to turn off the world andContinue reading “Stories That Matter”

A new chapter

The past couple of weeks has been a whirlwind of all things IFLA – the wind up of the 2019-21 term; the World Library and Information Congress; and the start of the 2021-23 term. Normally IFLA in August would signal an overseas trip to some wonderful location (think Milan, Puerto Rico, Helsinki, Lyon, Singapore, CapeContinue reading “A new chapter”

Reflecting on IFLA

Today I was looking for something in my IFLA files and found myself heading fast down the rabbit hole of memory. And what memories! My first IFLA WLIC was Milan in 2009 when I went in my role as ALIA President. As gigs go it was pretty good! My friend Vicki McDonald ( who isContinue reading “Reflecting on IFLA”

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Hi I’m Jan Richards, I am passionate about libraries, particularly public libraries. I have extensive experience in the sector at a senior management level, and a strong record of working with government and advocating for libraries. read more

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