Agenda for the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Board of Directors Meeting held on Monday 16 May 2022 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra and via Zoom.
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This report documents the focus group consultation activities undertaken by ALIA in early 2022 as part of the Professional Pathways initiative.
The ILRS Code has been endorsed by the Australia Library Peak bodies including Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), National and State Libraries Australia (NSLA), the Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) and the National Library of Australia.
These guidelines are intended to assist principals, school administrators and teacher librarians in the appropriate allocation of time enables teacher librarians to effectively deliver of school library services and programmes.
Contents: About ALIA -- President’s report -- Chief Executive Officer’s report -- Business director’s report -- Director of policy and education’s report -- Director Conferences and Events’s report -- How we performed against th ALIA Board’s Strategic Plan -- Our membership -- Advocacy campaigns -- Government and stakeholder relations -- Conferences and events -- ALIA in the regions -- Education, professional development, and training -- Awards -- Communications -- Financial statements
In 2019, the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) in partnership with Australian Public Library Alliance (APLA) and ALIA Health Libraries Australia (HLA), was successful in application to the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) to be a My Health Record (MHR) Consumer Education Community Delivery Partner. The aim of ALIA’s MHR education program was to deliver training to public library staff and relevant community partners so that they would be able to respond to enquiries about MHR, to be proactive in offering information about MHR, and feel confident when providing gui
Article from INCITE March/April 2022 Volume 43 Issue 2.
Staff at Curtin University Library in Perth outline some of the initiatives they have recently implemented to better engage with Indigenous perspectives in their services and spaces. Initiatives include creating a book club, producing a podcast series and commissioning new artworks – all guided by the ‘nothing about us without us’ maxim.
10 Sustainable Development Goal stretch targets are proposed for libraries in Australia from 2020-2030, following a period of refinement from September 2019. Targets address literacy; access to knowledge; equitable access; culture and heritage; sustainable communities; contribution to health and wellbeing; diversity and gender equality; lifelong learning; and global citizenship.
The report tracks the current status of lead agencies against the SDG stretch targets as of January 2022.
Summary of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Board of Directors Meeting held on Monday 18 March 2022, via Zoom.
The Australian Library and Information Association is committed to active participation in the global library community, supporting international library associations, providing leadership through ALIA’s expertise and promoting greater understanding of international librarianship and library issues in the global information environment.
Relationships with international associations and organisations will be consistent with ALIA’s core values and reflect ALIA’s expertise, capability and capacity.