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Kirsten Thorpe

Discussion paper

Wikimedia Australia and First Nations metadata: ATSILIRN protocols for description and access

This discussion paper considers and questions how 'Protocol 5: Description and Classification of The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Protocols for Libraries, Archives and Information Services' could guide Wikimedia projects and assist Wikipedia and Wikidata editors to describe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content in...

National survey on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment in Australian libraries: research report

This report provides outcomes of the research project National Survey on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment in Australian Libraries conducted in the period of 2020 to 2021. The research shows that there are unique opportunities for the library sector to support the work of...
Journal article

Transformative praxis - building spaces for Indigenous self-determination in libraries and archives

This article explores questions regarding the development and support of Indigenous priorities and self-determination in Australian libraries and archives. It calls for greater use of Indigenous research methodologies within library and archival science in order to seek ways to decolonize and simultaneously indiginze libraries and...