ALIA in Western Australia

 

Sienna Gilchrist is your ALIA WA State Manager

My name's Sienna Gilchrist and I'm your ALIA State Manager for Western Australia. Born and bred in country WA and now living in Perth, I aim to be across local issues and events and to connect WA members to all that ALIA has to offer. 

Below you'll find a list of upcoming local events and information about joining our WA groups. 

Whether you're new to ALIA or a longtime member looking to get involved, please feel free to contact me by email, Twitter or LinkedIn for support or with your suggestions or ideas.

 

Ph: 0408 888 646

Email: sienna.gilchrist@alia.org.au

 

Upcoming Events

Event Date(s) Location
ALIA WALT CONFERENCE Sat, 15/09/2018 (All day) WA
Nancy Booker Lecture: Will Kostakis Mon, 17/09/2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm National
The Australian Reading Hour Thu, 20/09/2018 (All day) National
National Simultaneous Storytime 2019 Wed, 22/05/2019 - 11:00am National
ALIA New Librarians' Symposium 9 Fri, 05/07/2019 - 9:00am to Sun, 07/07/2019 - 5:00pm National

 

Groups in WA 

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

 

ALIAWest 

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

 

ALIA WALT

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.