ALIA University and Research Libraries ACT


ALIA URLs (ACT), (Universities and Research Libraries’ Group), provides a networking and information-sharing forum for all levels of library staff interested in issues and trends affecting the development of university and research libraries. The group organises professional development and training opportunities and provides a network of communication and support. ALIA URLs aims to enhance inter-institutional information exchange within the region, and liaises with other relevant organisations. Planned activities include seminars, monthly meetings with guest speakers, and workshops on topics relevant to the sector.



Library Lovers' Day breakfast | February 2017

Lunchtime Talk: Information Online wrap-up | April 2017

Lunchtime Talk: NLA web archiving | May 2017

Lunchtime Talk: ILN and INELI | June 2017

Midwinter Dinner / ALIA 80th Birthday Celebration with ALIAACTive | July 2017

Full day seminar | September 2017

ALIA URLs Data and libraries: harnessing the possibilities Seminar | 2016

• Nobuko Miyairi (ORCID)

Karen Visser (Australian National Data Service)

• Jen Lyons (University of Wollongong)

Dr Theresa Anderson (University of Technology Sydney)

• Paula Bray (State Library NSW)


ALIA URLs Lunchtime talk | May 2016 
A new mandate for the digital age: Implementing electronic legal deposit at the National Library presentation - by Meredith Batten


ALIA URLs/AGLIN Change, Challenges and Opportunities: Recasting Your Library Skills Seminar | 2015

Paul Fletcher MP (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications)

Kim Sherwin (Arup)

Amanda Laugesen & Glenn Roe (ANU)

Ann Ritchie (ALIA Health Libraries Australia)

Alison Jones & Geraldine McDonagh (Meyer Vandenberg Lawyers)


ALIA URLs Advocacy for Libraries Seminar | 2014 Presentations/program - Wrap up

ALIA URLs Libraries and Social Media Seminar | 2013 Presentations

Group interest
University and Research Libraries