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

A New Surge in Asian Studies; Reports from the Asian Studies Conference, Sydney July 2018

APSIG/ALRA Joint lunch time talk

Date: 12:00 - 1:15pm, Tuesday 17 July 2018

Venue: National Library of Australia Conference Room

Amy Chan and George Miller have planned a joint lunchtime session for APSIG and the Asian Library Resources of Australia group to get the latest feedback on the Asian Studies Conference held earlier that month at the University of Sydney. Organised by the Asian Studies Association of Australia, 1000 academics are expected to attend. Attendees at the Conference will provide brief reports on a variety of topics to stimulate discussion. The theme of the conference is Area Studies and Beyond.

Amy is organising the library sessions at the conference.

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