An article written by teacher librarian Natasha Lee about the work that school libraries do to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The article was published in the November/December 2022 issue of INCITE magazine.
ALIA commissioned an evaluation report of the Online Storytime pilot program. Anyez Lindop researched and compiled the report using data from the first year of the program in 2021. The evaluation looks into the outcomes for library staff, library users engaging with the program, Australian picture book creators and Australian publishers over the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds supporting this evaluation were made available through the Australian Government's Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund.
Summary of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Board of Directors Meeting held on Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th December 2022 at Deakin Downtown, Collins Street, Melbourne and via Zoom.
This seminar presentation (PowerPoint slides), presents a summary of the School Libraries Research Project conducted by Dr Lyn Hay for the ALIA Professional Pathways Project. This includes an overview of the project itself and key findings relating to school library and employee demographics; school library positions and roles; qualifications and qualification pathways.
The United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), sometimes called the Global Goals, or the United Nations 2030 Agenda, are a shared vision for peace, prosperity, and the protection of the planet. At the heart of the SDGs are 17 goals, each of which is an urgent call to action for the realisation of a better world.
As part of the Professional Pathways Initiative, the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) commissioned research in November 2021 to address the specialised needs of school libraries within the context of ALIA’s vision for developing a professional pathways framework.
Article from INCITE September/October 2022 Volume 43 Issue 5.
Interview with Rebecca Young and Heath McKenzie, author and illustrator of The Speedy Sloth. The Speedy Sloth has been selected as ALIA's National Simultaneous Storytime book in 2023.
Summary of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) Board of Directors Meeting held on Tuesday 23 August 2022, at ALIA House, Canberra.