Amanda Lawrence

First Name: Amanda
Last Name: Lawrence
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Amanda Lawrence is Research and Strategy Manager at Policy Online and Research Manager of the ARC Linkage project 'Grey literature strategies: enhancing the value of research and information for public policy and practice'. She is currently completing a PhD in Communications and Media at the Swinburne Institute for Social Research. She has a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Management from RMIT University and an Arts Degree with Honours from the University of Melbourne. Prior to moving into the library and information sector Amanda worked in literary arts management and bookselling.

2 June 2016

Provides an update on where things are at with Australia's Open Government Partnership process.

Conference paper
9 April 2016

Discusses public policy and grey literature use and management and the work of Australian Policy Online in developing its open access document and data digital library.

27 November 2015

While the Internet has done so much to make knowledge accessible, we still face numerous problems if we want to find, evaluate, access, understand and - most importantly - use, much of this...

30 October 2015

This survey data was provides an insight into how information and research produced by organsations on public interest issues is discovered, selected, catalogued and collected by libraries and...

Journal articlePreprint
29 October 2015

Digital collecting of public policy resources such as reports, discussion papers, evaluations and datasets is still very low in Australia and as a result users find it difficult and time consuming...

Discussion paper
18 November 2014

Research produced by organisations in government, academia, NGOs and industry (grey literature) plays a key role in public policy. However, finding and accessing policy information is a time-...

18 November 2014

Use this simple guide to make sure your web content is published professionally and can be: Discovered – by search engines and potential readers; Curated – by information services, clearing houses...

18 November 2014

Make sure your publications look professional and can be Discovered, Curated, Evaluated, Cited and Measured...

18 November 2014

The following Review codes are recommended as a way of indicating on a research item or web landing page the review process that has been undertaken.

Journal article
9 August 2013

The prevalence of informal publishing or grey literature in education appears to have increased as digital technologies have become main-stream, educators have become more proficient and policies...