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Journal article

Without foundations, we can't build: information literacy and the need for strong school library programs

This paper, written from the perspective of a school, public, and academic librarian, discusses why school librarians are essential - not only for the K-12 students, but for information professionals and users of information everywhere.
Report

Spectrum of trust in data: New York City parents navigating school choice

Ever wonder if Australia was alone in spending millions of dollars on publishing meaningless data on schools? This American research argues that providing data to parents within the context of a market-driven school choice ecosystem is not an effective tool for equalizing educational opportunity, but...
Report

North Korea and the ANZUS Treaty

This Strategic Insight traces the origins of the ANZUS Treaty, examines its substantive content, and considers whether and how it might apply in the event of a conflict between the United States and North Korea.
Journal article

Australia's gun laws can't work in America – for now

This article proposes the most obvious and proven solutions to America's epidemic of armed violence, some of which are bound to be adopted, but not anytime soon.
Briefing paper

Australia and the 2018 midterm elections: a primer

Midterm elections are an important indicator of the national political climate that curb or enhance the power of the president’s party in Congress. If Republicans maintain majorities in the House and Senate, they will continue to pursue core policy priorities.
Report

Delivering urban resilience: Costs and benefits of city-wide adoption of smart surfaces across Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and El Paso

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the costs and benefits of applying a set of smart surface solutions1 , including cool roofs, green roofs, solar PV, and permeable and reflective pavements and road surfaces across three cities: El Paso, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The...
Report

From awareness to funding: voter perceptions and support of public libraries in 2018

OCLC has partnered with the American Library Association (ALA) and its Public Library Association (PLA) division to investigate current perceptions and support among US voters and how they may have shifted since 2008 when OCLC published From Awareness to Funding: A Study of Library Support...
Commentary

Dirty deeds, done for considerable amounts of money

The week’s two big political campaigning scandals — Cambridge Analytica’s data-harvesting and Labor’s funding scam in Victoria — highlight the temptations facing parties desperate to win government. For Labor, an Ombudsman’s report on the affair places valuable information in the hands of the Victorian Opposition.
Report

Pecuniary penalties for competition law infringements in Australia 2018

This report compares Australia's pecuniary sanctions regime for competition law infringements to that of a number of other major OECD jurisdictions.
Journal article

Best practices for community-engaged participatory research with Pacific Islander communities in the USA and USAPI: protocol for a scoping review

The purpose of this review is to identify best practices used when conducting community-based participatory research with Pacific Islanders