LARK (Library Applied Research Kollektive) fosters evidence-based practice and applied research in library and information studies. We discuss research-related issues and welcome members of ALIA and other professional associations with similar interests.
National Simultaneous Storytime is an important annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to read and enjoy books. Now in its 14th successful year it is a colourful, vibrant and fun event that aims to promote the value of reading and literacy using an Australian children's book that explores age appropriate themes and addresses key learning areas of the National Curriculum for Grades 1 to 6.
To join the online forum you need to access the ALIASchools blog.
The online forum will formally take place over a week adn then informally after that. This professional learning activity is your chance to learn a little more about the standards and how they can apply to you in your role as the teacher librarian. Registration is free. You are warmly invited to be a participant and to actively engage in this discussion. All comments, thoughts or ideas are welcomed.
Regional teleconference for the 2013 National Advisory Congress.
To register for this event please click here.
Join us for our biggest NSS event ever!
Many libraries have a social media presence/channel and library staff will benefit from engaging and networking with other users of social media, particularly within a library context. With the increasing use of social networking in the workplace, many organisations are now recognising the value of using social media. The goals of this group are to:
The ALIA Sustainable Libraries Group has been established to inform & educate colleagues on issues of sustainability. The group will support and promote research and professional development, and increase the awareness of environmental concerns amongst library staff. The group also seeks to enhance and promote documentary resources connected to sustainability.
'Share your Story' during this year's Library and Information Week. With fun events LIW will provide a great opportunity to raise the profile of libraries and information service professionals in Australia. For more information, contact Christina, ph 02 6215 8222, firstname.lastname@example.org.