Whyte Lecture

Whyte Lectures

Presented by the Faculty of Information Technology and Whyte Fund Committee, our annual Whyte Lectures provide thought leadership and inspiration in the librarianship, archives and records sector through distinguished speakers.

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07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
Educating for practice change: A critical role for research in the information professions

Listen to the podcastDiscover what it takes to create research-driven changeHow prepared are information professionals to apply research results in...

08 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
When culture creates tech: Indigenous autonomy and agency

This Whyte Lecture will explore how the work of social enterprise Old Ways, New is creating systemic change, Indigenous agency...

10 Dec
Whyte Lectures
6 pm – 8 pm Melbourne
Whyte Lecture 2019

Listen to the podcastMonash University Faculty of Information Technology and the Whyte Fund Committee are pleased to invite you to...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
Libraries Past, Present and Future

Listen to the podcastAbout the speakerDr Stuart KellsDr Stuart Kells is an author and book-trade historian. He has dedicated his...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
Affect in the Archive: trauma, grief, delight and texts, some personal reflections

Listen to the podcastProfessor Lynette Russell, Director of the Monash Indigenous Studies Centre, will present on the Affect in the...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
Rubrics for an informed society: the nature and future of the information profession

Listen to the podcastIn 2016, Dr Alex Byrne, former State Librarian and Chief Executive from the State Library of New...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
Whyte Lecture 2015

Listen to the podcastOver 100 IT and librarianship professionals attended the annual Whyte Memorial Lecture held this year at the...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
Writing the history of libraries: past, present and future. Still life or animation?

The 2014 guest lecturer Giles Mandelbrote is the Librarian and Archivist of Lambeth Palace Library, the historic library (founded 1610)...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
WikiLeaks, Snowden and the fight to get the balance right: Information Asymmetry

The flow of information is fundamental to our society. It is the backbone of successful social networks and organisations, to...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
The challenges of the digital era: is the merger of libraries with archives one of them?

Listen to the podcastAbout the speakersThe guest speaker for the 2012 lecture was Anne-Marie Schwirtlich, Director-General of the National Library...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
A place for everything: a personal view of library architecture

Drawing upon six decades wandering around libraries and three decades helping plan them, Dr Jones will reflect on the evolution...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
Peace, Order and Good Government: Archives in Society

Listen to the podcastJoin guest speaker Dr Ian E. Wilson at the second Whyte Memorial lecture celebrating the legacy of...

07 Sep
Whyte Lectures
12 pm – 1 pm
When what is new is not: the information society in perspective

Listen to the podcastPowerpoint sildes (PPT, 7.57 MB)Join guest speaker Emeritus Professor W Boyd Rayward at the inaugural lecture to celebrate the...