At the final event for 2015, VALA was pleased to announce the Student Award winners for 2015.
The 2015 VALA Student Award for a student at RMIT University goes to Karen Seligman.
Karen worked in management consulting and as an industrial chemist before deciding to undertake the Master of Information Management at RMIT University. Karen pursued a wide range of interests while studying for her masters degree and has been academically successful across the board. Her extremely high marks in the related subjects have resulted in her nomination for this award.
Congratulations, Karen, and good luck!
The 2015 VALA Student Award for a student at Monash University goes to Viviane Hessami.
Viviane Hessami achieved outstanding results in the Postgraduate Diploma in Information and Knowledge Management at Monash University, receiving the highest marks in all the Library and Archives subjects and being awarded a Dean’s Achievement Award for her overall performance. She is also the recipient of the Australian Society of Archivists Margaret Jennings Award for the top student in an Archive course in Australia and the Mander Jones Award for the best student paper for her research essay on the Recordkeeping Issues Arising from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.
Congratulations, Viviane, and good luck!
VALA invites you to our October Guest Speaker event. This event will be run as a Webinar.
Join special Guest Speaker Trish Hepworth (Australian Digital Alliance, NLA, knows copyright better than Twitter) whilst she makes sense of copyright in the digital age. Online of course, as part of Open Access Week.
VALA and the City of Melbourne are proud to host this important event, and to welcome Steve Killelea, AM, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Institute for Economics and Peace, to the Town Hall. Steve is in Melbourne for one night only to present the 2015 Global Peace Index (GPI) the world’s leading measure of global peacefulness.
VALA invites you to our July Guest Speaker event and VALA AGM. Join us at The Docklands Library on Wednesday 1 July from 5:30pm.
Our speaker is Richard Wallis, Technology Evangelist, OCLC who will be speaking on the topic "Web Driven Revolution for Library Data".