Sienna Gilchrist is your ALIA WA State Manager
My name's Sienna Gilchrist and I'm your ALIA State Manager for Western Australia. Born and bred in country WA and now living in Perth, I aim to be across local issues and events and to connect WA members to all that ALIA has to offer.
Below you'll find a list of upcoming local events and information about joining our WA groups.
Ph: 0408 888 646
|#auslibchat February - Are Librarians Trusted Professionals?||Tue, 05/02/2019 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm||Online|
|Library Lovers' Day 2019||Thu, 14/02/2019 (All day)||National|
|Library Design Awards Conference: "A World of Ideas"||Thu, 14/03/2019 (All day)||National|
|National Simultaneous Storytime 2019||Wed, 22/05/2019 - 11:00am||National|
|Libraries celebrate Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea||Thu, 23/05/2019 - 9:00am||National|
Groups in WA
ALIA has a vibrant membership in WA with a number of enthusiastic and energetic groups.
The group organises continuing professional development activities statewide. Monthly meetings are open to visitors and potential committe members | More info |ALIAinWA | @ALIAinWA | eList | Biblia Blog
ALIA Academic and Research Libraries WA
ALIA Academic and Research Libraries (WA) is a forum for tertiary, research and academic librarians to discuss ideas and practices and foster collaboration | More info
There are also local WA representatives from the following national ALIA groups:
Health Libraries Australia
Health Libraries Australia (HLA) has evolved from the former Library Association of Australia National Medical Librarians’ Section. They run an active elist which is a conduit for great discussions about issues relevant to the health speciality and for promoting events and professional development opportunities and have an active WA chapter. | Learn more
ALIA Retirees have a strong WA chapter with regular meetups at the State Library and tours of libraries and other information services. To get in touch, contact the WA State Manager who will connect you. | Learn more
The Western Australian Information Network (WAIN) elist is run by Curtin University and is utilised by the various local information management-related societies and associations.
Check the ALIA Elist page for national and special interest ALIA elists.
Institutions offering ALIA Accredited Courses
A full list of ALIA accredited courses is available here.