Reports and research
Read reports and research from the National Library and the wider sector, including presentations from Te Puna Forums.
Report on the New Zealand National Resource Sharing Forum
This report details the results of the discussions held as part of the National Resource Sharing Forum held in Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland during 1-5 May 2017.
Resource sharing discussion paper
This discussion paper provides background information in preparation for the National Resource Sharing Forum to be held in Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland during 1-5 May 2017.
Kōrero Kitea: Ngā hua o te whakamamatitanga
Kōrero Kitea is a research project that explores some of the ways digitised te reo collections are being used. It asks how that use affects the people and communities who use digitised collections.
Born digital in New Zealand
In 2016 the National Library of New Zealand undertook an environmental scan of the current state of “born digital” archival and special collections material across the country. We wanted to uncover data about how well prepared and positioned the Gallery, Library, Archives, and Museum (GLAM) sector is to collect and preserve these collections in memory institutions, and to measure New Zealand’s progress against international benchmarks.
The fellowship of the National Union Catalogue
Presented by Jenny McDonald and Kaye Foran at the Libraries Australia Forum held in Melbourne, Australia.
In a journey aimed to find a modern, next-generation system to meet members’ cataloguing and resource sharing needs into the future, Jenny McDonald and Kaye Foran reflect on the risks, opportunities, and challenges faced to protect and ensure the fellowship of the National Union Catalogue.
Snapshot of New Zealand Interloan Services
Presented by Kaye Foran at the VDX Users Group in Australia and New Zealand (VUGANZ) General Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia.
From the findings of the report New Zealand Interloan Services Trends 2005-2015 and Beyond commissioned by the National Library of New Zealand 2015.
The Impact of Cooperation
Presented by Jenny McDonald and Kaye Foran at the OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Conference held in Melbourne, Australia.
A presentation on how Te Puna libraries are using OCLC products and services including the benefits and impact of these services on the libraries and users. Future directions for expanding and improvement of Te Puna services include the move to a hosted managed service with OCLC.
New Zealand interloan service trends, 2005-2015 and beyond
An overview by the National Library of New Zealand interloan activity from 2005 until 2015 plus investigation into current trends affecting that activity.
OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council meeting notes
Presented by Howard Amos at the Asia Pacific Regional Council Executive Committee OCLC Global Council Meeting in held April 2015 in Dublin, Ohio.
Awareness and use of the New Zealand Web Archive
The Library has been archiving New Zealand websites since 1999, but for the first time we have conducted research on the extent to which this collection is known and used.
OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Report
Presented by Peter Sidorko at the OCLC Global Council meeting, held April 10–12 2014 in Dublin, Ohio.
Moving to a new ebook management model
The case for change for moving to a new operating model for managing and engaging with the ebook market in New Zealand.
Feedback from Te Puna Forum 2014
The Te Puna Replacement project sought Te Puna member library input at the Te Puna Forum 2014. This was conducted by a survey sent to all member libraries and a workshop session at the Forum venues in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland.
From Challenge to Opportunity
Patrick Losinski, CEO of Columbus Metropolitan Library, is interested in how libraries influence their communities, especially in an environment which is digital. Pat has been an active campaigner for better access to ebooks in the USA, and spoke at the Te Puna Forum 2014 about issues facing public libraries in the United States.
Libraries Australia and Collective Impact: Past, Present and Future
Dr Marie-Louise Ayres, Assistant Director-General Resource Sharing, National Library of Australia, has responsibility for Libraries Australia, Australia's equivalent to Te Puna, and Trove, an innovative, free, online search engine developed by the National Library of Australia. At Te Puna Forum 2014 Marie-Louise talked about digital developments underway in the National Library of Australia.
Te Puna and Epic, a two-way conversation
Presentations from National Library staff during a series of workshops held with Te Puna members around the country. Includes the Maximising Te Puna Value programme, OCLC services, cataloguing, Papers Past, and EPIC.