ALIA Training Courses and Workshops

 
MORE COURSES FOR 2014 WILL BE ADDED REGULARLY

Most ALIA Training courses and workshops are open to all; members and non-members of ALIA.
 
All courses and workshops can be counted towards the ALIA PD Scheme. (However you do not need to be a member of the ALIA PD Scheme to participate in ALIA Training courses.)
 
Don't forget to check out other ALIA PD opportunities: conferences, Group's events, journals and ebooks for members, and PD Postings. More general information about PD events can be found here.
 
Questions? Contact training@alia.org.au or call 1800 020 071
Topic/s Course                                                          Date/s Type

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Job seeking 

Writing to Selection Criteria

Get the tools to sell your portfolio of skills, knowledge and experience for job applications.

This course has been developed by Dr Ann Villiers with librarians and information management professionals in mind. It is presented through a series of emailed modules, with personal feedback.

See the course brochure for more information and to register.

ALIA PERSONAL MEMBERS ONLY

ALIA PD Scheme points =7

Register and commence at any time

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Emailed modules

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Reader's advisory / Reading

Reading Makes the World Go 'Round

This unit will introduce participants to the wide range of literature in library collections and the ways libraries can promote its use to clients; the course will also examine the role of libraries in promoting literature and reading.

This course celebrates and supports the aims of the Love2Read campaign.

See the course brochure for more information and to register.

ALIA PD Scheme points = 30  

(This course may allow participants to claim credit for CULINL501A in the National Training Package)

20 May - 27 June  
Reg by 5 May

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Social Media

Strategic Social Media : making your online networks work for you

A one-day workshop designed for librarians interested in enhancing their social media presence and building their online personal-professional profile. 

See the course brochure for more information and to register.

ALIA PD Scheme points = 7

 

MELBOURNE

Tues 29 April  
Reg by 14 April

NEW DATE!

Fri 23 May

Reg by 12 May

(Other locations coming soon)

workshop

  

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Social Media

Strategic Social Media : making your online networks work for you

A one-day workshop designed for librarians interested in enhancing their social media presence and building their online personal-professional profile. 

See the course brochure for more information and to register.

ALIA PD Scheme points = 7

SYDNEY

Fri 9 May  
Reg by 25 April

(Other locations coming soon)

workshop

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Marketing / Program development and promotion

Grow the Love: promote your library service

This course focuses on the importance of promotional activities and events planning in libraries in a period in which economic and political factors and technological change are leading to funding constraints in all libraries, public, academic, school , government and corporate.

This course celebrates and supports the aim of Library Lovers' Day (14 Feb).

See the course brochure for more information and to register.

ALIA PD Scheme points = 30

25 Feb - 4 April

Reg by 10 Feb - now closed

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RDA

RDA for Practitioners

The need to address the challenges of the digital world and metadata users has resulted in the development of the new cataloguing record standard, RDA: Resource Description and Access, to replace AACR2.

This 3 week online course will provide practitioners with an overview and understanding of the changes RDA implementation will bring. 

See the course brochure for more information and to register.

ALIA PD Scheme points = 15

3 Mar-21 Mar  
Reg by 17 Feb - now closed


28 Apr-16 May  
Reg by 14 Apr - now closed


4 Aug-29 Aug  
Reg by 21 July

 

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Storytelling

Once upon a story... Storytelling Made Easy

Why storytelling?

This age-old skill has tremendous value in promoting literacy, books and reading. Examine the history of oral traditions and how storytelling is relevant to today’s world.

This course will be filled with loads of ideas, examples, resources and opportunities for learning together and sharing. Develop your skills and resources in time for this year’s National Simultaneous Storytime or for ANY stories you’d like to tell!

This 3 week online course celebrates and supports the aims of National Simultaneous Storytime.

See the course brochure for more information and to register.

ALIA PD Scheme points = 15

 

14 Apr - 2 May 
Reg by 24 March - now closed

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Cataloguing

Cataloguing Basics

The great challenge of this digital age we find ourselves in will be to ensure that what we do - the collection, preservation and management of information is done in a consistent manner which ensures it is accessible in the future. Cataloguing remains one of the best tools we have to guarantee that information, irrespective of its format or content, can be accessed. This 6 week course will cover all the bases.

See the course brochure for more information and to register.

ALIA PD Scheme points = 30

28 Apr - 6 June
Reg by 14 Apr

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