ALIA in the Northern Territory

Jayshree Mamtora is your ALIA NT Manager. 

Jayshree Mamtora has extensive professional experience of working in academic libraries in the UK, the South Pacific and Australia. She is committed to libraries and the library profession. She has served the library community in various capacities including as Convenor of both the Fiji Library Association, and the ALIA Top End Group.
She initiated the ALIA Top End Symposium in the NT in 2003, which is the highlight of the ALIA NT PD calendar; and established the ALIA NT Recognition Award in 2010.
Jayshree was the Program Chair for the ALIA Biennial Conference, held in Alice Springs in 2008.
Internationally, Jayshree is Chair of the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) Standing Committee on Asia and Oceania (RSCAO) for the period 2015-2017.

You can contact Jayshree by email and by phone 0416 366 634

Groups in NT

ALIA has a vibrant membership in the NT.

ALIA also has a number of National Groups


Check the Elist page for national and special interest elists. You can find links to social media and blogs for each of the groups by following the link to their pages. 


Major events in 2017

  • ALIA Top End Symposium
  • ALIA NT Recognition Award Night
  • Library and Information Week
  • Library Lover's Day celebrations
  • ALIA Top End garden party
  • Silver Pin presentations
  • 25, 30, 50 year Membership Pin celebrations
  • ALIA's 80th Birthday Celebrations

Upcoming events 

Event Date(s) Location
ALIA Board Meeting Mon, 03/07/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm National
#auslibchat July Tue, 04/07/2017 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm Online
Health Libraries Australia PD Day Perth Thu, 13/07/2017 - 9:00am to Fri, 14/07/2017 - 4:00pm National
2017 The Reading Hour Thu, 14/09/2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm National
ALIA Board Meeting Mon, 23/10/2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm National



Check the full ALIA events calendar for details other events nationally and internationally here.


Institutions offering ALIA Accredited Courses 

A full list of ALIA accredited courses is available here.


Jayshree administers the ALIA NT Recognition Award.