A template document for the Manual for developing policies and procedures for Australian school library resource centres that can be used to update or prepare your own school library copy. Its aim is to develop the policies and document the procedures that are essential for exemplary management practices. The implementation of these policies and procedures will ensure that there is equitable access to resources for all users.
Australian Library and Information Association
As part of the Interlibrary Resource Sharing Code (ILRS) code review the ALIA ILL Advisory Committee revises its Best Practice Guidelines in 2019. The Best Practice Guidelines are intended to work with the ILRS Code. They provide further information on streamlining work practices or ensuring good communication with resource sharing partners.
The ALIA Community on Resource Description (ACORD) is a new ALIA Advisory Committee and Special Interest Group which aims to support the Australian resource description community. ACORD carries forward the role previously played by the Australian Committee and Cataloguing (ACOC), which dissolved in May 2019, after 40 years of serving the Australian cataloguing and resource description community.
The Association provides an award to recognise the highest achieving graduating student in every ALIA Accredited librarianship and library technician course, as a means of rewarding excellence.
Educators should complete the application form four weeks before a graduation ceremony or conferring in absentia and email it to email@example.com.
The role of the IFLA Australian caucus is to provide:
ALIA is investing in a new website and database designed to make managing membership easier and more convenient, and to make information more findable for all our website users.
This document describes the new Member Centre, to be launched 23 August 2021, and answers frequently asked questions.
Agenda for the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Board of Directors Meeting held on Monday 24 May 2021 at ALIA House, Canberra and via Zoom.
The Twila Ann Janssen Herr Award is a biennial award of up to $5000 that aims to provide an early career LIS practitioner with the opportunity to research or undertake a project in the area of library and information services for people with a disability.
The document outlines frequently asked questions regarding the terms of the Twila Ann Janssen Herr Award.
ALIA has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. This privacy notice sets out what information we collect and why and how we use that information.
The first meeting of the ALIA Professional Pathways Board in 2021 was conducted over Zoom on 5 July 2021, and included discussion of a range of issues including:
- Meeting in NAIDOC week.
- Conduct of the Board.
- Professional Pathways.