ALIA Asia Pacific Special Interest Group

ALIA Asia Pacific Special Interest Group (ALIA APSIG) is a national group that aims to lead efforts in identifying new sources of support for the development between information professionals in the region, through two-way co-operation.It also aims to provide a forum for members to discuss regional professional issues and to communicate these to the appropriate forum; hosts public talks relating to relevant issues; and produce a membership newsletter three times per year.

For more information on the history of APSIG, please read George Miller's Eating a palm tree: The history of the ALIA ASIA Pacific Special Interest Group


Upcoming Events

APSIG-ALRA Christmas Lunch

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 at 12.00 for 12.15.

Lemon  Grass Thai Restaurant, 1/88 Corinna Street, Woden

Cost: $30.50 (payable at the door)

Christmas crackers!  Lucky door prize!  Catch-up socially with colleagues from the Asian Library Resources of Australia (ALRA) and the Asia-Pacific Special Interest Group of the Australian Library and Information Association.



Entree:  Curry puff and deep fried battered prawn

Main courses:  Massaman beef curry with coconut milk, potato and roasted peanuts

Thai green curry chicken with coconut milk, bamboo and eggplant

Pad Thai noodle with chicken, crushed peanut, egg, chilli jam and bean sprouts

Wok fried chicken with cashew nuts, chilli jam and corn

Steamed rice

Dessert: Homemade Thai coconut ice-cream

Coffee or tea.

Drinks:  BYO (corkage extra) or purchase separately at the bar

Reservations:  By 10 December at the latest to George Miller <>.  Please advise of any special dietary requirements.


Latest Newsletter

No. 98 November 2018

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