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November 2018

Welcome to the November’s Newsletter!  

The weather is warming up and we are on the countdown until Christmas!

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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ALIA Students and New Graduates Group Social Media

Check out the ALIA New Graduates Group Facebook pageTwitter feed and Instagram page for all the latest news.


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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auslibchat_6_NOV2018The topic for November’s #AusLibChat is ‘Health Libraries Special’. Here is a summary of the chat.



While submissions may have now closed for round one of NLS9 round two submissions (lightning talk or debate) are open on the 11th of February 2019. Find out more about the submission process and deadlines here.

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Join ALIA WA Student and New Graduates group at our end of year wrap up social gathering. Bring down a rug and picnic to enjoy the Fremantle sunset. Let’s reflect on our professional and personal development this year and bring ideas for future events. Havva, Kristin & Sonja will be wearing their big red ALIA badges!

What: picnic by the South Beach sunset markets
Where: South Beach, Fremantle WA
When: Saturday 1st December 2018 from 5pm
What to bring: BYO picnic & rug
Food trucks available to make your own purchases
More info visit:


The annual ALIAWest Great Library Quiz is on again at the State Library of Western Australia – 25 Francis Street, Perth, WA. The quiz will be held on the evening of Thursday 6th December 2018 from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. Click here to find out more and to register. 

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[aliaLIBTEC] Qld Group End of Year Christmas function – Saturday 24th November, 2018.

The ALIA Queensland Library Technicians’ Group invites all Library and Information Staff to join with us in celebrating Christmas.

The menu will be a plate drop of either “Bacon wrapped chicken breast and Slow cooked beef cheek, also both are gluten free meals.”

Please advise me as soon as possible if you need other dietary needs, please advise me when you respond.

Where: The Ship Inn
Cnr Stanley & Sidon Streets
Southbank Parklands, Brisbane

When: Saturday 24th November, 2018 at 12.00.
Parking is available.

RSVP: to ALIA Qld Library Technicians Group – Wednesday 21st November, 2018.

Email: RVSP are necessary for numbers, so please make sure you RSVP to:

Hope to see you there.
Rowena, Troy, Joseph and Robyn.

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End of Year Picnic (2018)

Please join the following groups:

ALIA Students and New Grads Group (ALIA SNGGs)
Australian Society of Archivists (ASA)
Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia (RIMPA)

at our End of Year picnic.

When: Sunday 9th December
Where: Royal Botanic Gardens, Entrance F (near the National Herbarium)
Time: 4pm onwards

BYO drinks (non-alcoholic), picnic blanket, chair …
BYO food to share

Participate in a gold coin book swap, bring a book, take a book (with all monies going to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation)

RSVPs essential to by Saturday 1st December.

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



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