Welcome to the October Newsletter!

ALIA Distinguished Certified Professional!

Congratulation to ALIA’s latest Distinguished Certified Professionals.

📜 Emily Wison (AALIA) DCP (South Australia)

📜 Ellen Coates (AALIA) DCP #ALIAVIC (Victoria)

📜 James Baker (AALIA) DCP #ALIAVIC and #ALIAGraphic (Victoria)

📜 Jeremy de Korte (AALIA) DCP Schools/Public Library (Victoria) 

 📜 Erin Mollenhauer (AALIA) DCP Heritage Collections (New South Wales)

Professional Pathways Continue!

There are more Professional Pathways events for the month.


📌Online: Professional Pathways Consultation Workshop on 13th October, via Zoom, 4:00pm – 6:00pm (AEDT)
📌Adelaide: Professional Pathways Consultation on 3rd November, State Library of South Australia, 1:00pm – 5:00pm (ACDT) RSVP by 1st November 2022
📌Darwin: Professional Pathways Consultation on 7th November, Libraries and Archives NT, 1:00pm – 4:30pm (ACST) RSVP by 5th November 2022

📌Online: Professional Pathways: Rare Books and Special Collections RSVP by 25th October 2022

📌Online: Professional Pathways: Health Libraries online info session RSVP by 27th October 2022

Past Professional Pathways Events:

📌Canberra 7th October
📌Melbourne 4th October Consultation Workshop
📌Ballarat 5th October Consultation Workshop

📌Visit the ALIA Professional Pathways Events page for more information on Professional Pathways near you.

Catch up on the ALIASNGG and ALIANGAC Professional Pathways: Student and New Graduates Information Session Event with Trish Hepworth from the 6th of October.

📌Watch or re-watch the Students and New Graduates Professional Pathways Information Session to catch up on the discussion on the draft LIS Framework.

INCITE In Conversation

Register to join INCITE in Conversation Building trust with AFTRS (Australian Film Television & Radio School) students at the Jerzy Toeplitz Library in Sydney.

When: 20th October, 1:00pm -1:30pm (AEDT)

📌Registration closes in 2 days!

📌More info at the link: https://www.alia.org.au/EventDetail?EventKey=CONVER005

Learn about Abstracts and Presentations with ALIAWest!

In preparation for the New Librarians Symposium 2023, #ALIAWest has created an event to help you with your questions on writing Abstracts and Conference Presentations 📝📑

If you are interested but can’t attend the event in person, fear not – ALIA West have you covered and will be live streaming the event on the ALIA West Facebook page

📌When: Saturday, 5th November 2022

📌Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm (AWST) 

📌Location: Great Southern Room – State Library of Western Australia 25 Francis Street Perth, WA 6000

Cost: FREE

Register to join the event at the ALIA West Eventbrite 👈 link

SAVE THE DATE for ALIA West Great Quiz!


On the 13th October ALIA SA had their Disaster Preparedness and our Cultural Heritage Collections Event at the Hetzel Lecture Theatre, State Library SA.

A half-day symposium on the role of cultural heritage collections and a workshop on disaster preparedness and collection digitization.

Queensland Library Achiever of the year.

The 2022 Queensland Library Achiever of the year happened this month.

What is Queensland Library Achiever Award?

  • An annual merit award for individuals working in the library and information centre in Queensland.
  • Aiming to promote innovation and excellence in the library and information profession
  • Started in 1995 and maintained by #ALIAQLD

Visit ALIA QLD WordPress for more event details!

Catch up on #ALIASNGGBookClub

Are you interested in joining the #ALIASNGGBookClub Facebook Group discussion?

Catch up on Week 4, 5 and 6 Discussion questions and share your thoughts on The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde with the ALIASNGG Book Club.

📌Week Four – The Eyre Affair Discussion: Key Moments In Lit

📌Week 5 – The Eyre Affair Disscusion: Acheron Hades

📌Week 6 – The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde Discussion: Science

Catch up with ALIANGAC #AusLibChat!

ALIA NGAC’s Selection Criteria #AusLibChat was on 4th October. Explore the ALIA NGAC Wakelet for posts from the chat.

Keep an eye on the Monthly Newsletter or visit the ALIA Events page for professional development events near you!


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