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Aurora Leadership Institutes: Assisting future leaders to maximise their leadership skills and potential
This paper provides background information on the Aurora Leadership Institutes and the Aurora Foundation. The latter part of the paper focuses on the looming leadership crisis in the library profession in New Zealand and ...
Ki te Ao Marama, Ki te Ao Matauranga: Into the world of light, into the world of information
As the largest provider of university education to Maori, Massey was challenged in 2003 by the newly appointed Assistant Vice Chancellor (Maori), Professor Mason Durie to become a university where Maori language and culture ...
Reflections on professional training: A post-Auroran view
This paper looks at the relationship between education for librarianship, professional development and leadership training.
Closing the gaps: Maori and information literacy
This paper focuses on the reasons why information literacy is a concept that has yet to make an impact on Maori. Although Maori participation as librarians and library users has increased dramatically over the last decade ...
Indigenous intellectual and cultural property rights
1999 heralds the beginning of the United Nations Decade for Indigenous Peoples. A number of issues will be highlighted throughout the decade and new opportunities will emerge. In recent years both Australia and New Zealand ...
A longitudinal study of mastitis on an experimental farm with two herds, one managed organically, the other conventionally.
Mastitis in two herds managed as a comparison between organic and conventional dairy farming systems was monitored for 4 years utilising regular bacterial culture of milk samples, individual and bulk somatic cell counts ...
Barriers to the use of digital information by university researchers
The transition of academic libraries from print to electronic resources is well underway and for most scholars non-engagement with the digital environment has ceased to be an option. The demands placed on the computing ...
Issues in equivalence: Information literacy and the distance student
(Distance Education Association of New Zealand, 2008)
Information Literacy is a recognised lifelong learning skill, and an expected graduate attribute. With the growth in distance provision of tertiary education it is important to acknowledge the barriers faced by distance ...