ALIA Event

ALIA Member Pin Presentations and ALIA 80th Birthday Celebration


ALIA member pin presentation to NSW ALIA members who have been members for 25, 30, 40 and 50 years.

The pins will be presented by ALIA President Patricia Genat.


DATE:     Thursday 11 May 2017

TIME:      Refreshments to be served from 5.30pm and pin presentation to begin at 6.00pm.

PLACE:    State Library of New South Wales Metcalfe Auditorium, Macquarie Street Sydney

International Librarians Network presentation

International Librarians Network (ILN) presentation by Kate Byrne and Clare McKenzie

The International Librarians Network (ILN) peer mentoring program was the brainchild of Kate Byrne, Alyson Dalby and Clare McKenzie and ran continuously from 2013 to 2016.

During that time more than 5,500 library and information professionals from over 220 countries participated in a facilitated program aimed at helping librarians develop international networks.

Career pointers SA

Career pointers SA

Tuesday 1 November 4.30pm to 6pm
Adelaide City Library 77 Rundle Mall, Adelaide SA 5000

In an environment of budget cut and job losses, it is crucial for the library and information professional to be resilient, have an up-to-date CV and think about where their careers may go next. Join our speakers for helpful ideas and sound advice.



Join State Library of Queensland staff and Queensland library professionals in conversation as they share their 2016 ALIA National Conference wrap-ups in a series of short, sharp snapshots. Hear about the latest trends, ask questions and share your experiences with your colleagues.

Also take the opportunity to meet our special guests:

Sue McKerracher - CEO of ALIA - and Vicki McDonald - New State Librarian and CEO of State Library of Queensland.

This is a free event - all welcome. 


ALIA Library and Information Week celebration - Geelong

Join us for an informal networking event to celebrate Library and Information Week and to meet up with colleagues in the Geelong area.


Dr Craig Anderson would like to take this opportunity in his new role as University Librarian to invite local LIS professionals and students for drinks and nibbles in the Deakin University Council Chamber.


When: Thursday 26 May 2016 5:30 – 7.00pm.


Where: Deakin University Council Chamber,  Geelong Waterfront Campus.



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