Australian Public Librarians & PLEs

About the Project

This project aims to explore the current experiences and future needs of Australian public library staff in regard professional development. The project is being undertaken by the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), San Jose State University (SJSU), and the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).

• Preceded by US public library staff PD study

• Partnership between San Jose State University, University of Southern Queensland, and the Australian Library and Information Association

• National survey and narrative interviews

• Goal: To tell the story of the learning experiences of public librarians in Australia