The ALIA conference in Melbourne is just around the corner, and the Students & New Graduates Group wanted to combine our love of social networking and libraries with our love of knitwear. It’s time to break out your Librarian Toolkit Standard Issue cardigan, because we’re hosting the 2014 ALIA conference tweetup – the ALIA Cardi Party!
You don't have to be a student or new graduate to join in. You don't even have to be a conference attendee. Share ideas, swap stories, and start networking: it’s your chance to connect with students, new graduates, and information professionals that you might not meet on a regular basis.
Be conservative, be classic, be crafty or be crazy: we want you to feel comfortable so if you’re in need of a bit of inspiration, head over to our super cool Pinterest board for some cardi ideas. We’ve got everything, from Whovians, cats , and Neville Longbottom, to rockabilly girls, James Bond, and (quite frankly), some of the most terrifying knits to ever find themselves gracing the front pages of craft patterns.
ADD THESE DETAILS TO YOUR CALENDAR:
Date: Tuesday, 16th September (first full day of the conference)
Time: 7:15-7:30pm approx, just after the Welcome Reception
Location: Pullman Hotel, Atrium Bar. Look for the cardigans
Who’s invited: Everyone! This event is not limited to students and new graduates: we want all LIS professionals and library lovers to come and join in.
Important: you do not need to be attending the conference to join in this event: it is completely open access, so if you can’t make the main event, don’t fret!
Follow us on twitter @ALIAnewgrads, or find out more with via the Students & New Graduates blog: http://alianewgrads.wordpress.com/2014/08/25/2014-alia-conference-snags-tweetup-cardi-party/