Career Carpentry: How to engage with the ALIA PD Scheme

Professional development is the dedication to continuously improving a professional's knowledge and skills for the benefit of themselves, their clients and the wider profession.

Library and information professionals can take a structured approach to maintaining professional development through the ALIA PD Scheme, assessing their activities against those of a subject-related competency and identifying areas for ongoing learning.

ALIA RAIS invites you to hear from two speakers.

ALIAVic's Librarian Spooky Stories

Love a good scary story? So do we! Join ALIAVic for our Halloween celebrations with stories and snacks as we hold another storytime just for adults.

Warrawee Park, Oakleigh (next to the Monash Federation Centre)

Friday 26 October


BYO picnic rugs, chairs and snacks to share 

And don't forget to bring along your favourite scary short story to share, including stories written by YOU! Or be prepared to shiver at other folk's tales of terror...

VIC SNGG: How to write a conference proposal

VIC ALIA Student and New Graduates Group (SNGG) presents How to Write a Conference Proposal.

Have you ever wanted to present at a conference? Maybe you’re considering submitting a proposal to NLS9? Or looking to build you conference presenting confidence. There is a lot to consider – submission guidelines, fitting into conference themes, presentation format, developing a presentation style, and sticking to a word count.

ALIA Schools: Advocacy Matters!$!

Sue McKerracher will discuss the difference between marketing and selling, the benefits of advocacy and how to plan an advocacy campaign to promote a service or program in the school library. This will be followed by information about the School Library Coalition. In addition there will be two workshops. The first will be to unpack the Budget section of the revised policies and procedures manual and the second to identify how to advocate for an improvement within the school library budget.

ALIA SNGG VIC: Librarians & Dragons transferable skills workshop

ALIA Students and New Graduates Group welcomes Librarians & Dragons to Melbourne!Be prepared to be taken on a quest! Librarians & Dragons is an action packed transferable skills workshop. It brings together ideas and concepts from role playing games, such as dungeons and dragons and escape the rooms, to offer a different way of viewing our professional identity and professional development.


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