ERIC Number: ED447826
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
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Watch Our Lips! New Skills and Services for the Knowledge Age.
This paper describes how the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa Te Rau Herenga O Aotearoa (LIANZA) has mobilized the library and information profession in New Zealand to present key messages to the new government which describe a vision of how an integrated National Information Strategy (NIS) will help the government to realize some of the benefits of a knowledge led world. Highlights include: (1) the LIANZA Information Policy Summit (LIPS), held in December 1999, at which representatives of the library profession met to negotiate key messages from the profession that were delivered to the government; (2) the three main components in the New Zealand NIS model, i.e., knowledge access, knowledge resources, and knowledge equity; (3) comparison with the United Kingdom's NIS; (4) LIANZA activities planned for June/July 2000, including an extensive lobbying campaign to progress the NIS and a second LIPS (LIPS2); (5) LIANZA initiatives within the library profession; and (6) common themes in the changing workplace. (MES)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Government Role, Information Literacy, Information Policy, Information Services, Information Skills, Library Associations, Models, Policy Formation
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand; United Kingdom