Resources

NSLA's response to the exposure draft of the Copyright Amendment (Access Reform) Bill 2021 and Review of Technological Protection Measures Exceptions. (February 2022)
An information guide for library users about copyright in Australian library collections.
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 and ALIA's joint submission calls on the federal government to work with the national public library network and provide targeted investment in connectivity, a new funding stream for digital programs and, services and skills training for staff working in remote library locations.
These guidelines aim to assist libraries in understanding the significance and benefits of the use of a Deed of Gift when accepting donations, and ensure that the Deed works in the best interests of the goals of libraries, and considers the needs of potential donors of material.