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ALIA Board climate change statement

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Board accepts that climate change is a dangerous reality and that its effects pose an increasing threat to libraries and the communities they serve. 
The statement outlines actions being taken by ALIA to respond to climate change by supporting its members, reducing the association's own environmental footprint and being and active participant in collective efforts to improve the outlook for the planet.

ALIA Strategic Plan 2021-2024

The ALIA Board met on 10 August 2021 to develop the next iteration of the ALIA Strategic Plan 2020-2024, with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) as its planning framework. At this time, and for the next four  years, the ALIA Board foresees the need for a four-fold approach:

ALIA Fellowship

The Board of Directors may confer the distinction of Fellow on a member who, in the opinion of the Board, has reached an exceptionally high standard of proficiency in library and information science, and has made a distinguished contribution to the theory or practice of library and information science, and also directly contributed to the aims and objects of the Australian Library and Information Association.
This document provides general information about the award and an application form to nominate an individual to receive the award.

HLA/MedicalDirector Digital Health Innovation Award: Application form

The HLA/MedicalDirector Digital Health Innovation Award is funded by MedicalDirector and maintained by the ALIA Health Libraries Australia group. The Award focuses on innovation projects in health care information delivery with practical outcomes. 
The Award is presented annually at a relevant HLA (ALIA) event. The recipient/s are to be presented with a certificate and $3,000 to implement the innovation or further their (or their team’s) professional development in the area of the innovation.


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