Are you passionate about a particular aspect of library and information management?
Are you interested in meeting up with others in the LIS sector?
ALIA groups are a great way to connect to ALIA members who share similar interests.
ALIA group events can be found on the main ALIA events calendar and on their individual group pages.
ALIA special interest groups are formed by members, and are either geographically or interest based. While some groups are localised, many of them operate nationwide. Please see the list of ALIA groups below. If you don’t see one you are looking for, you can start your own; contact the Groups Coordinator for information on how to do this.
LARK (Library Applied Research Kollektive) fosters evidence-based practice and applied research in library and information studies. We welcome members of ALIA and other professional associations with similar interests.
ALIA Schools promotes the interests of school libraries and teacher-librarians, provides opportunities for professional development, lobbies for school libraries with state and local groups, liaises with other groups, identifies and analyses current trends in teacher librarianship, and maintains the profile of teacher-librarianship within ALIA.
The ALIA WA Library Technicians Group promotes ALIA and library technician activities. Encourages professional development and communication within local area and nationally.
Law Librarians Queensland aims to: