Thursday, January 27, 2011

Australia Day Honours 2011

The ALIA Board of Directors are pleased and proud that a number of ALIA members, library leaders and library supporters have been acknowledged in the 2011 Australia Day Honours with biographical notes.

Congratulations to:

Spencer Routh, OAM, For service to the library and information sciences sector, particularly through the University of Queensland.

Aladin Rahemtula, OAM, For service to librarianship through the Supreme Court of Queensland, and to the community through the preservation of legal heritage.

David Clune, OAM, For service to librarianship, and to the documentation and preservation of the history of politics, and to the Parliament of New South Wales.

James Sourris, OAM, For service to the arts and to the community through the development of the motion picture industry and through philanthropic contributions, particularly to the Queensland Art Gallery and the State Library of Queensland.

Ron Store, OAM, For service to library and information services, and to education.

Congratulations and thanks to the continuing work of the National Library of Australia Digitisation volunteers, who were recognised on Australia Day 2010.

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