The Indigenous collections audit project aimed to address a lack of data about the nature, description and discoverability of contemporary Indigenous collections in NSLA libraries. The project was split into two parts, each with its own report:
These guidelines aim to provide a standard framework to assess risk in providing online access to oral history or sound recordings, where rights and permission agreements are missing, poorly documented and/or unclear.
NSLA libraries are committed to working in accordance with nationally and internationally recognised protocols to ensure that member libraries provide culturally safe public spaces for all First Nations peoples, whether they are visitors or staff.
Introduces a framework and accompanying tools to address the ongoing challenge of descriptive backlogs in archives and special collections by connecting collection development decisions with stewardship responsibilities.