Presentations and Reports

Event information, resources and documents organised by QULOC Working Parties.  

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Events/resources 2023

UL's Forum 2023

Events/resources 2022

Introduction to Zotero webinar

Client Contact Points & Spaces

(formerly Access, Services & Spaces)


LibGuides Governance Framework - produced in 2015 with the Learning and Information Services Working Party.


Lesson Learned: Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

Meeting Presentations


Disaster Recovery



"Selling the Library Message"

"Integrated Service Desks Seminar"

Information Day 2002

WP Showcase 2001 

Information & Communication Technology

Library Analytics Webinar 2017


Library Management Systems Implementation: the good, the bad and the ugly, webinar 2016


Technology Trends in Libraries, 10th February, 2014

Raspberry Pi - Dave Allen, SLQ

Altmetrics and Publishing Technologies - Suzy Bailey, Griffith University

Using Amazon Web Services to deliver Library Services - Eric Hornsby, UQ


New Technologies: Changes and Impacts, 15th June 2012 (with IRAWP)

Communication Between IT and Librarians - Cameron Barnes, UNE

Playing e-textbooks ends the stale, mate - Jeff Brand, Bond Uni

The Digitally Literate Diletante: digital curation tools for all - Adrian Stagg, USQ

Hosted Library Services - Leonie Jennings, GCCC Libraries

What is the Catalogue? - Helen Livingston, UNISA


Fair Shake of the Source Bottle, 20th November 2009

Keynote - Andrew Bennett, UQ

Open Source for IM Reference: OpenFire, FastPath and Spark - Alan Cockerill, JCU

Custom Bottled: a Review of Bond University's Digital Repository 'e-publications@bond' - Antoinette Cass - Bond

If the Hat Fits: Fez - an Open Source Web Based Digital Repository - Eric Hornsby, UQ

OneSearch, Multiple Resources: Primo at State Library of Queensland - Dave Allen, SLQ

I'll Show You Mine..... : Open Source Implementations at USQ - Eric Robertson, USQ PDF 924 Kb


Social Software and Libraries, 10th October 2007

Seminar Blog and Presentations


Communicating With Clients Using New Technologies: Reprise and Update, 28/08/06

Overview on communicating with students. Andrew Bennett. University of Queensland

Designing web pages for mobile hand held devices: improving the client experience. Cathy Slaven, Queensland University of Technology.

Using blogs and wikis to communicate with clients. Chelsea Harper, Central Queensland University and Kate Watson, University of the Sunshine Coast

Equity Issues and technical considerations: the podcast experience for special groups of clients. Crystal Plowman, University of New England PowerPoint

Ask a Librarian Voice. Colin Bain, Queensland University of Technology


New Communication Technologies in Libraries, 9th September 2005

We Blog: Weblogs and RSS in academic libraries - Belinda Weaver, University of Queensland

Using a wiki for reference services: principles , technologies and challenges - Peter Blake & John Eliot, Australian Catholic University

Library notices and new titles via RSS - Anthony Hornby, Charles Darwin University

txting librarians: using SMS@Curtin - Sue Grey-Smith, Curtin University

SMS@Cybrary: sending library notices vis SMS at the University of Queensland - Andrew Bennett, University of Queensland


EzProxy Technical Information Sharing Session, 17/09/04

Introduction, Andrew Bennett, University of Queensland

Corey Wallis, University of Southern Queensland

Implementing EZproxy at USQ

Eric Hornsby, University of Queensland PowerPoint 638 Kb


Information Resources


eTextbook Forum, June 2015

See presentations on YouTube


New Technologies: changes and impacts - 15 June 2012

See available videos on YouTube


Managing Legacy Collections - 1 April 2011

Legacy Collections and the Legal Landscape - Tom Joyce

Replacing videocassettes - Ann Huthwaite

MFD Scanning and Adobe Acrobat Professional Editing - Natalie Hull and Chris Heslehurst


e+text+books: do they add up? - 2 July 2009

JISC National e-books Observatory Project - Caren Molloy, e-Books Project Mgr, JISC Collections UK

The EBL Model - Brendan Sinnamon, QUT

NetLibrary - Elke Dawson, CQUniversity

Buying Electronic First - Alison Hunter, USQ

e-books in a Medical Library - Lisa Kruesi, UQ

A Variety of Purchasing Models - Jocelyn Priddey, UQ

e-Textbooks and University Libraries: What are the Issues? - Ann Huthwaite, QUT

Teaching and Learning Perspective - Anthony Wall, Telstra/USQ

E+text+Book=License - Richard Siegersma, DA Information Services

Pearson Publishing - Nick Rumpff, National Sales Manager, Pearsons


Challenges in Collection Development and Acquisitions, 20th April 2007, University of Queensland

Engaging Collections: Redefining Acquisitions for the 21st Century - Jocelyn Priddey, UQ

Engaging Collections: Redefining Acquisitions for the 21st Century - Martin Borchert, Griffith

Dataset Dilemmas Presentation - Neil Renison, JCU

Dataset Dilemmas accompanying presentation notes - Neil Renison, JCU

Electronic Books - Clare Tittel, Carolyn McDougall & Gordon Marrie, USQ

The Changing Workplace - Ann Huthwaite & Colleen Cleary, QUT

Shelf-ready Services - Lyn Sanderson, Griffith

Digitised Collections - Allison Brown, QUT PowerPoint


E-topia Revisited - Federated Searching and Open URLs, 6 October 2005, University of Queensland

Keynote address - Oh happy days - Dr Gillian Hallam, QUT

What does E-topia look like in 2005? - Beth Crawter, ACU , Banyo

Federated searching & information literacy - Kate Bunker, ACU, Canberra

Federated searching @ Victoria University - Jane Miller, Victoria University

Zooming into the future: federated searching, search engines and information seeking behaviour - Dr Gillian Hallam, QUT


E-topia - everything you want from a single search

Digital libraries: complex or chaotic? - Martin Borchert, Griffith

Library Portal and Linking Technology: an Alternative New Way of Delivering Information - Ann Flynn, UTS

Building and Sustaining a Search Portal and Linking System at UTS - Amani Gadallah, UTS

Implementing III Millennium Access Plus at QUT - Martin Borchert


Other Reports and Presentations; eStatistics; Digitisation Document

e-Statistics Report March 2003 Word 89 Kb

Digitisation Project - Full Title List File 71 Kb

Digitisation Project - Top 23 Priority List (rev 2005) File 43 Kb

Notes from the CAUL Digitisation Forum Word 34 Kb

Access to News Information Report Word 40 Kb

Access to News Information Survey File 43 Kb

Comparative Evaluation of Multidisciplinary Alerting Services Word 156 Kb

Alerting Services Comparative Evaluation ReportWord 156 Kb

Identification of Issues for Consideration of a Regional Store Word 42 Kb


The successful repository, Collaboration between APSR, RUBRIC & QULOC. University of Queensland, Customs House. 22 June 2006



Teaching & Learning Support

(formerly Learning and Information Services)


Library Carpentry 2017


NVivo workshop 2017

Session recording



LibGuides Governance Framework - produced in 2015 with the Access Services and Spaces Working Party.


Research Support for Library Liaison webinar series 2015

Presentations from this series can be access via the QULOC YouTube channel

Webinar: the changing role of library liaison 2012

Webinar: Library Teaching Technologies 2012

e-Learning Options and Planning for University Libraries, Griffith University, QCA, 5 February 2010


e-Learning Options and Planning for University Libraries, Griffith University, 1 and 2 June 2009



Unseen but not Forgotten: Innovative Library Services to Off-Campus Clients, 2008 

Working Party Presentations

Selling the library message, Australian Catholic University, Banyo, 22 June 2006


Research Support

Smart, Savvy and Social II webinar 2017


Research Support for Library Liaison webinar series 2015

Presentations from this series can be access via the QULOC YouTube channel

Research Support Reports 2012

Many of the presentations from this seminar were recorded using Lectopia. Recordings can be accessed from:

Presentations 2009

Workforce & Organisational Development

(formerly Staffing Issues)


Staff Engagement: Experiences and Examples 2018 webinar

Due to an unforeseen glitch you will need to view the PPTs as you listen.


PPT Tatum McPherson-Crowie, ACU




PPT Alex Kersemakers, CDU


QULOC PD Scholarship Webinar 2017


Career Planning with Sue Hutley




Working Regionally

Produced by the Staffing Issues Working Party, these testimonials emphasise the benefits of working in regional locations.


Transitions to Management - facilitated workshop, UQ, 21 August 2014


Design Thinking Workshop 2013

Zaana Howard presentation


Surviving and thriving on change, QUT, 8 September 2010


Finding Your Voice: Getting Published and Stalking Prominent Journals, Griffith University, 19 August 2009


Planning for a Dynamic Future, Griffith, November 2009

Select the Best: Rethinking Recruiting and Selecting Staff, UQ, 28 May 2009


Managing Very Difficult Workplace Behaviour, UQ, 30 October 2008 


Effective Conference Presentation Skills, UQ, 30 November 2007


Select the Best: Rethinking Recruiting and Selecting Staff, QUT, 13 September 2007


Workforce Planning Workshop, QUT March 2006

Working Effectively Across Collaborative Teams, UQ, 8 September 2006


How to write that report, University of Queensland, 12 May 2006

University Librarians' Committee

Community Day Resources

 Information Communication and Technology Working Party

ULs Forum 2011


University Librarians' Forum 2011

University Librarians' Forum 2010, UQ

University Librarians' Forum 2009, Griffith University, Gold Coast

University Librarians' Forum 2008, State Library Queensland 

University Librarians' Forum 2007, State Library Queensland 

Health Reference Group (2006 - 2011)

Evidence-Based Practice in Health for Librarians, UQ 1 September 2010