ALIA Schools: What does the 21st century school library collection look like?

This morning seminar is for primary and secondary teacher librarians and others who are responsible for school library services.

School library collections in the 21st century are often unique to meet the needs of individual school communities. A keynote presentation by Heather Bailie will explore the concepts underpinning the creation and development of a modern school library collection. This is followed by a panel of speakers who will share what their collection currently looks like and identify the reasons behind their decisions.

ALIA Vic LT Group End of Year Christmas function

Come one, come all – join the ALIA Victorian Library Technicians in the festivities at our end of year dinner.Date/Time: Wednesday 6th December, 6:30pm onwardsVenue: Blue Train, 3/3, Upper Level, Southbank, to Flinders Street Station and St. Kilda Road trams)Cost: Meal and drinks at own expenseRSVPs: By Friday 1st December to Kim Wilson

ALIA 80th Birthday Celebration VIC

Come along in your best 1930s themed outfits!

Let's celebrate US! Libraries, librarians and information professionals, working together for the betterment of our profession and our communities for 80+ years!

There will be dancing, food, birthday cake and barefoot bowls (if you’re game!).

The evening will also include a special presentation for members who have been a part of the Association for 30, 40 or 50 years.

Tickets are $10 each for ALIA members, $30 for non-ALIA members and FREE if you are recieving a pin.

ALIA RAIS VIC - The Switch: How to Successfully Cross-Over Library Sectors

Are you stuck in a rut within your own library sector and looking for a change?
Do you want a career in a particular library sector but do not know how to get there?
Public, Academic, School, Law, or Special library sectors – there are many to choose from but how do you get into one;
and is there any truth in the rumour that once you gain work in one sector, you cannot change over to another?

Our speakers will share their experiences and provide some great advice on how to successfully cross-over library sectors. 

ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching Workshop - Melbourne (for researchers)

ALIA HLA: Advanced Searching Workshop: Advanced Search Techniques for Systematic Reviews, HTA and Guidelines (Workshop for Researchers)

This full day session (9am – 4pm) will provide opportunities to learn new techniques, to discuss best approaches, to share insights and to assess variations in current best practice. The workshop will be facilitated by Carol Lefebvre who is experienced in literature searching to inform systematic reviews and HTAs and in conducting research into the evidence base for information retrieval.


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