The Future of LIS Education

Viv Barton, ALIA President has chosen education as the theme for her Presidential year, from May 2020 – May 2021.    

The future of library and information science education in Australia discussion paper follows on from an ALIA issues paper published in 2019. This discussion paper provides a summary of the themes which emerged during the consultation and asks four further questions. Have your say in the leadup to the LIS Education Summit, which has been rescheduled to coincide with ALIA Information Online 2021, at the ICC Sydney in February 2021.

Feedback can be sent to, the deadline for responses is 31 October 2020.