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Welcome to the October SNGG Monthly Newsletter. Keep an eye on our Newsletter for SNGG News and updates on ALIA Regional and National Events.

Are you a Librarian, Teacher librarians, Library technician or Library assistant looking for Media Literacy knowledge?

RSVP by 6th October to join ALIA and University of Canberra for a seven week self-paced online media literacy course.

What you can learn in this course?

– Develop Critical Thinking skills
-Understanding of social & digital media
– Knowledge identifying misinformation, disinformation and media bias
– How to verify your sources
– Digital Literacy Skills to protect yourself online from scams
– Understanding AI in the LIS sector

Course Start: Monday 9th October Course End: Friday 24th November 2023.
Cost $AUD ALIA Members $495 | Non-Member $595
ALIA CPD Hours: 50.00
Location: Online

Copy & Paste the link to view more details on the ALIA-UC Media Literacy for LIS Professionals page

#medialiteracy #networking #professionaldevelopment #library #librarytechnician #libraryassistant #teacherlibrarian #upskill #aliacpd #libraries #aliamember

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RSVP to join ALIA Career Starter Kit - The Interview.

ALIA Career Starter Kit. A person is walking on a road.

RSVP Date: November 7th, 2023.

Add to your professional development by joining ALIA Career Starter Kit Webinar: The interview.

Learn tips for in-person, group or online interviews.

 Cost: ALIAMembers: FREE | Non-Member $30


Event Date: November 8th. Time: 1pm – 2pm (AEDT)

Keep an eye on the ALIA Career Starter Kit page for an update on panel guests at this link


Join ALIASNGG as a Convenor or Co-Convenor!

Are you looking to add to your professional development?

Are you a Personal (Student or General) or Professional (Associate, Library Technician and Allied Field) ALIA Member?

The ALIA Students and New Graduates Group want to hear from you. 

Our ALIASNGG Executive team is searching for a new Convenor or Co-Convenor to represent the ALIA Students and New Graduates Group in a leadership role.

What will you do?

  • Represent ALIA Student and New Graduates Group (ALIA SNGG) at ALIA New Generation Advisory Committee (ALIA NGAC) and ALIA Meetings.
  • Support the ALIA SNGG National Secretary.
  • Support ALIA SNGG Social Media Coordinators.
  • Help promote ALIA SNGG Resume Review Service to ALIA Members.
  • Promote ALIA Students and New Graduates Group #GLAMRmatch Event to Students, Graduates and the GLAMR sector.
  • Advocate the ALIA Students and New Graduates Group to ALIA Members.
  •  Grow interest from students and graduates in Library and Information Services or Information Management to join ALIA as a Personal or Professional Member. 
  • Manage the ALIA Students and New Graduates Group LinkedIn page.
  • Collaborate with the ALIA SNGG National Secretary and Committee to provide continuing professional development learning for students and graduates.

Soft Skills:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Adaptability
  • Creativity
  • Excellent work ethic

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of Google Workspace and Microsoft 365 Teams
  •  Slack
  •  Zoom
  •  Canva design skills
  •  LinkedIn 
  • Social Media skills in Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Email a summary about yourself and let the SNGG Team know why you want to be a Convenor or Co-Convenor. 

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Interested in joinng ALIA Students and New Graduates Group’s Social Media Team?

Who can join?

ALIA Members: Personal (Students or General Member) or Professional (Associate, Library Technician or Allied Field)

ALIA Students and New Graduates Group Social Media Team I can join?

Email the ALIASNGG Team a brief bio about yourself and team you are interested in to

#networking  #aliasngg #students #graduates #aliamembers #socialmedia #professionaldevelopment

ALIASNGGBookClub_TheHobbit September - October read-a-long!

J.R.R. Tolkein fans join the ALIA SNGG Book Club The Hobbit discussion via our ALIA SNGG Book Club Facebook Group.

#TheHobbit #bookclub #networking #aliasngg

ALIASNGG Academic Libraries QandA EOI

ALIA SNGG are searching for Academic Librarians to answer SNGG questions on Academic Libraries.

Students and Graduates, do you have an Academic Library question you would like to know? Are you interested in learning about the Academic Library Selection process?



RSVP for ALIA NSW - End Of Year Celebration!


RSVP by 19th November  to join ALIA NSW for an End Of Year Event at The Library Bar at State Library of New South Wales.

Event Details:

November 23rd, 2023

Time: 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM (AEST)


State Library of NSW
1 Shakespeare Place

Cost: ALIA Members $15 | Non-Member $25

More Info: Via ALIA Events page.


Join ALIA QLD Mini Conference!

Join ALIA QLD Mini Conference ‘Rise Of The Books’.  RSVP by 7th November.

Event Date:

November 8th, 2023

Time: 8:45 AM – 4:30 PM


The Edge
The State Library of Queensland
Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place

ALIA CPD Hours: 7.50

Cost: $95 ALIA Members | $120 Non-Member | $70 Student/Retiree

More Info via ALIA Events page.

RSVP to join the South Australian Library & Information Awards Ceremony!

Register to join the SALIA Awards!

When: Tuesday, 14th November 2023

Time: 5:00 PM –  7:30 PM (ACST)

Cost: ALIA Members $10 | Non-Member $15

More info via ALIA Events page.

Join ALIA VIC - On The Subject Of Headings Event!

RSVP  by 18th October to join ALIA Vic’s On The Subject of Headings Event!

When: 22nd October 

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM  (AEDT)

Cost: FREE


PMI Victorian History Library
39 St Edmonds Rd

ALIA CPD Hours: 2.00

If you can’t attend in person:

Event will be streamed on ALIA VIC YouTube Channel .

More info via ALIA Events list

Catch up on ALIA VIC’s latest Trugo Event via this ALIA VIC Facebook link.

Join the ALIA West Quiz Night!

Tickets are on sale to join ALIA West for a Quiz Night at the State Library Western Australia, Great Southern Room on Thursday, November 16th.

Event Details:

Cost :  $20 (General Admission)

Event Date & Time:  Thursday, November 16th from 5:45 PM – 9:30 PM (AWST)


Great Southern Room – State Library of Western Australia

25 Francis Street, Perth, WA 6000

Visit this Eventbrite link to book your place at the ALIA West Quiz Night.


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