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Gutenberg's Bible on view in the Baillieu Library

The University of Melbourne Library is excited to announce a ten-day exhibition of the Gutenberg Bible as part of the 2014 Rare Book Week and Cultural Treasures Festival. The Bible, which is on loan from The University of Manchester’s John Rylands Library, was printed ca. 1455 and is the first substantial book to be printed in the western world using moveable type. Click here for more information.

When: Friday 18 to Sunday 27 July 2014, 11.00am to 5.00pm daily
Where: Ground Floor, Baillieu Library, The University of Melbourne


Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 09:59

VALA Events 2014: Is there an imposter in the library?

VALA Guest Speaker Event and Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 25 June 2014, 5:30 for 6:00 - 7:30pm
Baillieu Library, University of Melbourne

Justine Hyde

Fear, failure and frauds: is there an imposter in the library?

Libraries face certain extinction, or alternatively they are entering a golden age. It depends who you ask. What is without doubt is that libraries are transforming. 

Speaker: Justine Hyde is the Director Library Services and Experience, State Library of Victoria

This talk will follow the business of the Annual General Meeting.  VALA members will be advised separately regarding the AGM.

See the VALA event page for details and to book online.



Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 July 2014 10:48

VALA Events 2014: VALASoundBites Announcement

Please mark your diary and register now for VALASoundBites

VALA and ALIA VIC are proud to present:-


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Tuesday 27 May 2014, 6.00-7.30pm
RMIT University Library, Meeting Room 1

Missed the VALA conference? Or keen to continue the discussions, the projects and the passion that it fuelled? Come to VALA SoundBites!

VALA Soundbites, hosted by aliaVIC, will feature popular speakers from VALA2014, with updates on their conference presentations.

See the VALA event page for details and to book online.


Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 May 2014 12:32

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