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Anne Harrison Award: research hot topics (2024)

Miss Anne Harrison (1923-1992) was librarian-in-charge of the Brownless Medical Library at the University of Melbourne (1949-1983), and founder of the Central Medical Library Organisation (1953-1994). She helped pioneer the introduction of Medline into Australia, and was a founder of the Australian Medical Librarians Group in the early 1970s, and later of the LAA Medical Librarians Section (now ALIA Health Libraries Australia). 
 

ALIA Board Charter

The ALIA Board Charter sets out the roles of the Board, the President, the Chief Executive Officer, the Directors, the Board Committees and the Company Secretary, in order to facilitate Board and management accountability for ALIA’s performance and strategic direction.

ALIA core values policy statement

A thriving culture, economy, environment and democracy requires the free flow of information and ideas. Australia's library and information services are fundamental to the free flow of information and ideas and a legacy to each generation, conveying the knowledge of the past and the promise of the future.
 
Library and information services professionals commit themselves to the core values of their profession as described in the Australian Library and Information Association values statement.
 

Mapping of TAFE Libraries: Updated 2023

The VET Libraries Advisory Committee advises the ALIA Board of Directors on the development of a strategic program for members working in vocational libraries or with interests in vocational librarianship. 
 
The document records institutions, contacts and participation in the National Reciprocal Borrowing Scheme among vocational libraries. 
 
This document replaces: "Mapping of TAFE Libraries: Updated 2021" 

Joint Response from the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA) to the Draft National Digital Research Infrastructure Strategy Consultation

Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA)'s joint response to the Draft National Digital Research Infrastructure (NDRI) Strategy Consultation submitted as an online survey. ALIA and NSLA strongly support the proposed vision as an appropriate foundation for Australia's NDRI ecosystem over the next 10-15 years and outline the need for suitably skilled workforce for Australia's NDRI to reach its full potential.  

Submission on the Australian National Persistent Identifier (PID) Strategy from the Australian Library and Information Association

This submission responds to the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) Australian National Persistent Identifier (PID) draft strategy. The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) including ALIA Health Libraries Australia (ALIA HLA) congratulate the ARDC for their excellent work on the Australian National Persistent Identifier (PID) draft strategy. ALIA sees significant potential for the PID strategy to support research and research reporting across different types of organisations and sectors.

Submission from the library and information sector to the Department of Home Affairs Multicultural Framework Review

This submission from the library and informatoin sector to the Department of Home Affairs Multicultural Framemwork Review is jointly made by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), CAVAL, and the ALIA Multicultural special interest group.

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