Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL)

Report

2019 CAUL report: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Libraries are an essential part of our education system. They play a key role in the development of the nation’s capacity by contributing to student learning experiences. These students then go on to power the economy and reshape our world. This paper has been prepared...
Report

CAUL review of Australian repository infrastructure

The objective of this project is to determine how improvements to repository infrastructure can be made across the sector to increase the findability, accessibility, interoperability and re-usability (FAIR) of Australian-funded research outputs.
Position paper

Joint CAUL-AOASG election statement: developing a strategic approach to open scholarship in Australia

This statement outlines the reasons behind the urgent need for the development of a strategic approach to Australia’s open scholarship environment to benefit researchers, research funders, and end users, including industry and the community.
Report

2019 CAUL report: United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

The report details the important role that university libraries play in national and international development. Australian libraries support the Sustainable Development Goals in many ways including promoting literacy, enabling access to information, communicating research, and preserving access to heritage and culture.
Submission

Joint response to Plan S: implementation guidelines

This is a joint response prepared by the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group, the peak leadership organisation for 39 university librarians in Australia. Broadly we support the intent of Plan S, however in summary we believe that the implementation guidelines need particular attention.