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August 2019

Welcome to August’s newsletter! Are you feeling the NLS9 slump? Never fear. There are plenty of events in August happening around the country and online. 

Remember to check back with this newsletter throughout the month for updates on what we’re up to on online and in your state. 

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Want to get engaged with ALIA SNGG?  ALIA Students and New Graduates Group are always on the look out for new social media coordinators to join our growing Facebook, Instagram and blog teams. As well as regional coordinators to run social and professional development events in their home states.

If volunteering on a regular basis is currently not an option for you consider writing a blog post for us. We invite (and strongly encourage!) you to submit guest posts publication here on the SNGG blog. Click here to learn more about the volunteering.

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August’s #auslibchat will be discussing if librarians can be all things to all people? You can read August’s #auslibchat here.

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We recently interviewed Amber Freeman.  If you didn’t get to read this interview, please click here to have a look at it now!


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Come along to our Resume Review Cafe and grab this golden opportunity to get advice and feedback on your resume from an experienced library and information professional!

Here’s what you do: –

  1. Submit your RSVP with your resume to us via the email address for your state, by the date specified (your resume will be treated with the strictest confidence)
  2. Receive your appointment time
  3. Meet with your reviewer at your appointed time and receive valuable feedback and advice!
  4. Apply feedback and have more confidence in your resume

Click here to find details of your nearest resume review cafe.

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The Call for Proposals for ALIA National 2020 Conference are now open, find out more at this link.

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Event postponed  Due to illness this event has been postponed. ALIA SNGG will post new details for this event later in the month. Please contact for more information.

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When: Wednesday 7th August 5:45pm for a 6pm start (7:30pm close) AWST. Where: Geographe Room, State Library of WA More details to come!


Registrations for the ‘Bodies of Information: Marketing and leadership the libraries and records way’ collaborative conference on Friday 6 September are now open!With a focus on leadership and marketing, the program of speakers will provoke debate, stimulate discussion and offer new ideas. With speakers from school and academic libraries, records professionals from the public and private sectors, and three standout keynotes, there’s something of interest for everyone.

The Bodies of Information conference will run from 9.30am to 4.30pm (registrations from 9.00am) on Friday 6th September at the State Library of Western Australia.

$55.00 for members of ALIA, RIMPA and WASLA.

$77.00 for non-members.

$44.00 for students.

This price includes morning tea and lunch. An optional (at your own cost) sundowner will be held at a nearby bar from 4.30pm onwards.

Spaces are strictly limited, so register via early to avoid missing out!

Check out the ALIA Events Listing page for more ALIA events near you.


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