This document outlines:
- Why LIS research matters
- How ALIA supports research
- How ALIA underpins creates, disseminates and promotes LIS research
- Priority outcomes
This document outlines:
Article by Mary Coe AALIA & Rebecca Muir AALIA from INCITE January/February 2021 Volume 42 Issue 1 - Qualifications.
This article discusses the challenges and rewards of undertaking part-time doctoral research whilst working full-time as an information professional.
Across the next few years the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) is undertaking its boldly ambitious initiative to strengthen the profession, increase diversity and help create a future-ready workforce named 'Professional Pathways'.
On 30 November 2020, ALIA released the Professional Pathways plan for the future of the library and Information profession, as the culmination of consultations across the sector over the past year, with close to 450 active participants. This document provides a detailed outline of the initiative.
This document outlines the foundation knowledge required by an entry-level graduate employed in the library and information sector.
This submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) responds to the Australian Research Council (ARC) on the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Initiative Consultation Paper.
This submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and the Australia Public Library Alliance (APLA) discusses the expansion of libraries into the broader arts and culture mix; the ongoing need for university qualified library and information professionals; and the benefits of creative and cultural industries to Australian society.
ALIA-APLA provides the following recommendations:
INCITE: The magazine for library and information professionals - November/December 2020 Volume 41 Issue 11/12
This submission from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) discusses the role of library and information professionals in supporting formal education and lifelong learning through school, TAFE, university, public and special libraries. In order to run these institutions and provide these services, we need tertiary qualified library and information professionals.
In November 2019, the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) published The Future of LIS Education Issues Paper to inform a sector-wide discussion about the current state of professional education: the needs going forward, and the challenges we face in trying to identify and deliver the best outcome.
INCITE: The magazine for library and information professionals - July/August 2020 Volume 41 Issue 5/6