Policies and Reports
To meet our objectives, Library & Archives NT is committed to best practice and accountability. Policies and reports underpin our achievements and strong community connections.
|Library & Archives NT Strategic Plan||Library & Archives NT’s Strategic Plan is underpinned by our mission to collect, preserve and share Territory history; lead, develop and represent the NT library sector; and support accountable government and democratic decision making. |
Northern Territory Public Library Sector
|Connected Communities: Vision for Northern Territory Public Libraries 2017 – 2023||Libraries serve the diverse needs of their communities. To ensure they’re doing this effectively, in 2016 the Northern Territory Government undertook a community consultation process to find out what Territorians want from their public libraries.|
The Connected Communities: Vision for Northern Territory Public Libraries 2017-2023 final report shares the vision for public libraries. This report has been informed by the community Public Consultation Report.
|Public Library Vision and Funding Agreement Review: Public Consultation Report||The outcomes of this consultation activity were used to inform the new vision for Northern Territory Public Libraries.|
|Collection Development Policy||The Collection Development Policy was updated in 2021. It responds to the opportunity provided by the merger of the Northern Territory Library and the Northern Territory Archives Service to collect across the full range of the Territory’s physical and digital documentary heritage, including published and unpublished materials as well as government archives|
|Research Inquiry Service Charter||The Research Inquiry Service Charter explains the standards of service users can expect from Library & Archives NT's Research Enquiry Service, and how to provide feedback as part of LANT's continual service improvement.|
Library & Archives NT Terms and Conditions
|Copyright and Library & Archives NT Content||How to copy and re-use content from Library & Archives NT Collections|
|Copyright - Information Guide for Library Users||Copyright information developed by the National and State Libraries of Australasia (NSLA) as an information guide for library users about copyright in library collections.|
|Conditions of entry to Library & Archives NT Venues||It is a pleasure to welcome people to Library & Archives NT, whether online or in person. For the enjoyment and safety for all we do ask that you follow the our terms and conditions while you are with us|
|ICT and Digital Services Guidelines and Terms of Service||We encourage you to use our ICT and Digital Services. By using any of our ICT or Digital Services you agree to comply with our guidelines and terms of service.|
|Takedown Policy||In making materials available online, Library & Archives NT makes every effort to ensure that it has the appropriate rights to provide access to that content. This policy explains what to do If you find material on our websites, social media or another digital platform which you believe should not be there|
The annual report of the Department of Tourism, Sport and Culture provides a record of the department’s achievements for the previous financial year. Each report provides information to many target audiences about the department’s activities and achievements, including those of the Northern Territory Library.