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.
m. 0431 465 379
Groups in WA
ALIA has a vibrant membership in WA with a number of enthusiastic and energetic groups.
- ALIAWest - organises continuing professional development activities statewide regularly communicating with members through its Biblia blog.
- WA Library Technicians, known as WALT, promotes ALIA and library technician activities and has an active Facebook page
- WA Academic and Research Libraries provides a forum for tertiary, research and academic librarians to discuss ideas and practices and foster collaboration
There are also WA representatives from the following national ALIA groups
ALIA also has a number of National Groups.
- ALIAwest - the main LIS elists for WA
- WAIN (an elist managed by the Western Australian Information Network, not run by ALIA)
Check the Elist page for national and special interest elists.
Events in 2017
You are welcome to attend the monthly meetings of ALIA West and WALT. ALIAWest hold their meetings at SLWA on the first Wednesday of each month, so please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to attend. As WALT vary their dates and venues, keep an eye on WAIN for details.
|Start Social: Build your professional knowledge network with ALIA WA and RIMPA||
Thu, 23/02/2017 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
|ALIAWest First Wednesday (March)||
Wed, 01/03/2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
|Library Leadership - A Celebration||Fri, 19/05/2017 (All day)|
|ALIA HLA PD Day||
Thu, 13/07/2017 (All day) to Fri, 14/07/2017 (All day)
For other group events in WA, please contact the following:
WA Academic and Research Libraries – Barbara Parnaby - email@example.com
WA ALIA Retirees – Kerry Smith - Kerry Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
WA New Grads – Tamara Capper - email@example.com
Health Libraries Australia (WA) - Diana Blackwood - firstname.lastname@example.org
Check the ALIA events calendar for event details and links to register.
Institutions offering ALIA Accredited Courses
A full list of ALIA accredited courses is available here.