ALIA in Western Australia


Jessica Pietsch is your ALIA WA State Manager


Hello WA!
My name is Jess Pietsch and I am your local ALIA contact. I love connecting people, information and ideas. 
I do this through email, twitter, and Linkedinplease get in touch with me! 


m. 0431 465 379



Upcoming Events

Event Date(s) Location
ALIA WALT: Brunch Sun, 25/02/2018 - 10:00am WA
#auslibchat March Tue, 06/03/2018 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm Online
ALIA Students & New Grads Social Event - WA Sat, 10/03/2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm WA
ALIA Retirees WA | Visit to the Katherine Susannah Prichard Library, Boya Tue, 13/03/2018 - 10:30am to 12:30pm WA
ALIAWest: Let's get social! A networking event for LIS professionals, students and GLAMR friends Tue, 13/03/2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm WA



Groups in WA 

ALIA has a vibrant membership in WA with a number of enthusiastic and energetic groups.



The group organises continuing professional development activities statewide. Monthly meetings are open to visitors and potential committe members | More info |ALIAinWA |  @ALIAinWA | eList | Biblia Blog



The ALIA WA Library Technicians Group promotes ALIA and library technician activities | More info |Walt Group


ALIA Academic and Research Libraries WA

ALIA Academic and Research Libraries (WA) is a forum for tertiary, research and academic librarians to discuss ideas and practices and foster collaboration | More info


There are also local WA representatives from the following national ALIA groups:

ALIA Students & New Grads 
ALIA SNGG have an active WA chapter that links in closely with the national group. | Learn more |  Twitter |Facebook

Health Libraries Australia
Health Libraries Australia (HLA) has evolved from the former Library Association of Australia National Medical Librarians’ Section. They run an active elist which is a conduit for great discussions about issues relevant to the health speciality and for promoting events and professional development opportunities and have an active WA chapter. | Learn more

ALIA Retirees
ALIA Retirees have a strong WA chapter with regular meetups at the State Library and tours of libraries and other information services. To get in touch, contact the WA State Manager who will connect you. | Learn more​


The Western Australian Information Network (WAIN) elist is run by Curtin University and is utilised by the various local information management-related societies and associations.

Check the ALIA  Elist page for national and special interest ALIA elists.


Institutions offering ALIA Accredited Courses 

A full list of ALIA accredited courses is available here.