• Registrations closing soon. 11:59pm, Monday 15 August 2016.

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  • Keynote speakers announced. Draft conference program to be released soon. Registations open Monday 5 September 2016.

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  • Welcome to the new ALIA Member Centre

    We are excited to launch our new member database, designed to open up many new possibilities.Renew Membership

Resources & information
  • About the profession

    The role of public, school, academic and special libraries has expanded over time but they have always connected people with information and ideas.

  • Research

    ALIAs role and view on research

Upcoming events
  • 8th ALIA NSW Library Unconference
    8 Oct 2016 Sydney, NSW

    The COLLABOR8 unconference this year takes place at the CQUniversity’s Sydney campus, located conveniently in the heart of Sydney at 400 Kent Street, an easy walk from Town Hall Station.

  • Cultural Connections : Library Services for Indigenous Australians 2016
    11 Oct 2016

    This three week, online course will provide you with the opportunity to reflect and explore the ways you can best serve your library's indigenous clientele.

    Registrations close 27 September.

  • Career pointers SA
    1 Nov 2016 Adelaide, SA

    The main reason behind this free event is to support ALIA Members whose positions have been lost as a result of budget cuts to the State Library of South Australia, but it will also be a good opportunity for library and information professionals to brush up their CVs and think about where their career may go next. Join our speakers for helpful ideas and sound advice.

  • Digital Trends Round Up 2016
    8 Nov 2016

    Do you feel like it's a challenge to keep up with the wide range of tech trends and tools that come around every year?

    Back again for 2016, this dynamic three week, online course will give you the opportunity to catch up on what's new and being talked about.

    Registrations close 18 October.

  • ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching workshop (Perth)
    21 Nov 2016 Perth, WA

    ALIA HLA will be hosting this full day workshop which will be presented by Carol Lefebvre from the UK.

    This full day session will provide opportunities to learn new techniques, to discuss best approaches, to share insights and to assess variations in current best practice. The workshop will be facilitated by Carol Lefebvre who is experienced in literature searching to inform systematic reviews and HTAs and in conducting research into the evidence base for information retrieval.

  • ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching workshop (Geelong)
    25 Nov 2016 Geelong, VIC

    ALIA HLA will be hosting this full day workshop which will be presented by Carol Lefebvre from the UK.

    This full day session will provide opportunities to learn new techniques, to discuss best approaches, to share insights and to assess variations in current best practice. The workshop will be facilitated by Carol Lefebvre who is experienced in literature searching to inform systematic reviews and HTAs and in conducting research into the evidence base for information retrieval.

  • ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching workshop (Brisbane)
    2 Dec 2016 Brisbane, QLD

    ALIA HLA will be hosting this full day workshop which will be presented by Carol Lefebvre from the UK.

    This full day session will provide opportunities to learn new techniques, to discuss best approaches, to share insights and to assess variations in current best practice. The workshop will be facilitated by Carol Lefebvre who is experienced in literature searching to inform systematic reviews and HTAs and in conducting research into the evidence base for information retrieval.

  • ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching workshop (Sydney)
    5 Dec 2016 Sydney, NSW

    ALIA HLA will be hosting this full day workshop which will be presented by Carol Lefebvre from the UK.

    This full day session will provide opportunities to learn new techniques, to discuss best approaches, to share insights and to assess variations in current best practice. The workshop will be facilitated by Carol Lefebvre who is experienced in literature searching to inform systematic reviews and HTAs and in conducting research into the evidence base for information retrieval.

  • 8th ALIA NSW Library Unconference
    8 Oct 2016 Sydney, NSW

    The COLLABOR8 unconference this year takes place at the CQUniversity’s Sydney campus, located conveniently in the heart of Sydney at 400 Kent Street, an easy walk from Town Hall Station.

  • Cultural Connections : Library Services for Indigenous Australians 2016
    11 Oct 2016

    This three week, online course will provide you with the opportunity to reflect and explore the ways you can best serve your library's indigenous clientele.

    Registrations close 27 September.

  • Career pointers SA
    1 Nov 2016 Adelaide, SA

    The main reason behind this free event is to support ALIA Members whose positions have been lost as a result of budget cuts to the State Library of South Australia, but it will also be a good opportunity for library and information professionals to brush up their CVs and think about where their career may go next. Join our speakers for helpful ideas and sound advice.

  • Digital Trends Round Up 2016
    8 Nov 2016

    Do you feel like it's a challenge to keep up with the wide range of tech trends and tools that come around every year?

    Back again for 2016, this dynamic three week, online course will give you the opportunity to catch up on what's new and being talked about.

    Registrations close 18 October.

  • ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching workshop (Perth)
    21 Nov 2016 Perth, WA

    ALIA HLA will be hosting this full day workshop which will be presented by Carol Lefebvre from the UK.

    This full day session will provide opportunities to learn new techniques, to discuss best approaches, to share insights and to assess variations in current best practice. The workshop will be facilitated by Carol Lefebvre who is experienced in literature searching to inform systematic reviews and HTAs and in conducting research into the evidence base for information retrieval.

  • ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching workshop (Geelong)
    25 Nov 2016 Geelong, VIC

    ALIA HLA will be hosting this full day workshop which will be presented by Carol Lefebvre from the UK.

    This full day session will provide opportunities to learn new techniques, to discuss best approaches, to share insights and to assess variations in current best practice. The workshop will be facilitated by Carol Lefebvre who is experienced in literature searching to inform systematic reviews and HTAs and in conducting research into the evidence base for information retrieval.

  • ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching workshop (Brisbane)
    2 Dec 2016 Brisbane, QLD

    ALIA HLA will be hosting this full day workshop which will be presented by Carol Lefebvre from the UK.

    This full day session will provide opportunities to learn new techniques, to discuss best approaches, to share insights and to assess variations in current best practice. The workshop will be facilitated by Carol Lefebvre who is experienced in literature searching to inform systematic reviews and HTAs and in conducting research into the evidence base for information retrieval.

  • ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching workshop (Sydney)
    5 Dec 2016 Sydney, NSW

    ALIA HLA will be hosting this full day workshop which will be presented by Carol Lefebvre from the UK.

    This full day session will provide opportunities to learn new techniques, to discuss best approaches, to share insights and to assess variations in current best practice. The workshop will be facilitated by Carol Lefebvre who is experienced in literature searching to inform systematic reviews and HTAs and in conducting research into the evidence base for information retrieval.