Wednesday, 21 June 2017

ALIA Sydney Social : Drinks with Chris Bourg 4th July



Please join ALIA Sydney for drinks and a catch up, meet fellow library professionals and make new friends (and eat soul food). 

Chris Bourg is in town, so come along and say hi on the 4th of July. Rhyming not intentional but hey! 

Everyone is welcome.


Where: Miss Peaches, 201 Missenden Road, Newtown
When: Tuesday 4th July from 5pm
Contact: ALIA Sydney on Twitter @ALIASyd or facebook https://www.facebook.com/ALIASydney/


Friday, 16 June 2017

International Librarians Network Sydney Event Thursday, 6th July 2017


Make time to come to the State Library of NSW on Thursday 6th of July to hear from the founders of the International Librarians Network about how they built this successful and well-loved program. Fresh from their keynote address at NLS8, this event begins at 5.30pm for a 5.45pm start.

RSVP to Diana Richards, ALIA NSW State Manager
diana.richards@alia.org.au



Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Leadership & Innovation Forum 8 June 2017













This is one of a series of special events that will be taking place around Australia, intended to connect ALIA Members with leaders and influencers in the library and GLAMR sector.
Our expert panels will discuss:Innovation through Collaboration and Partnerships.
"Now that's Clever! "

Date: Thursday 8 June, 2017
Venue: State Library of New South Wales  Metcalfe Auditorium
Time: 5:30pm reception  6:00pm  – 7:30pm forum
Cost: ALIA members free; Non-members $30

MC: Vicki McDonald ALIA President

KEYNOTE
Jenna Bain Digital Projects Leader State Library of New South Wales

PANELLISTS
Megan O’Brien Assistant Manager Site Services University of Sydney
Elly Howse Senior Project Officer, Healthy Sydney University at University of Sydney
Liz Stokes Data Librarian University of Technology Sydney
Duncan Loxton Data Curator University of Technology Sydney
Kate Curr Manager Digital Strategy and Innovation State Library of New South Wales
Elisa Lee SLNSW DX LAB Fellowship recipient

Address
State Library of New South Wales Metcalfe Auditorium
Macquarie Street
Region
City
Sydney
Postcode
2000
Category
ALIA Event
Date(s)
Thursday 08 June 2017 5:30am to 7:30am
Contact details
    


More information / Register

Friday, 20 January 2017

Info Online 2017: Meet The Locals!


Join ALIA Sydney and the NSW ALIA Students and New Graduates Group for pre-conference drinks and conversation. Come meet our local library professionals and make new friends.  Non-conference attendees and students welcome!

Where: Verge Bar, ArtHouse Hotel, 275 Pitt Street, Sydney
When: Monday 13th February from 6:30pm

Contact: ALIA Sydney on Twitter @ALIASyd or aliasydneygroup@gmail.com


Friday, 13 January 2017

Join Us! We're Looking for Committee Members in 2017







ALIA Sydney presents a selection of formal and informal professional development events to encourage discussion and critical engagement and create networking opportunities across the library and information sector in Sydney and beyond. The ALIA Sydney committee is a group of vibrant and committed volunteers who make it all happen. 

ALIA Sydney is currently looking for new committee members to join our team as Event Officers. On this Committee you will have the chance to develop skills in event and project management, and make vital professional connections -- plus you can have a lot of fun along the way! We welcome EOIs from all corners of the industry, including students.

Expressions of Interest (EOIs) should be received by COB Friday 27 January 2017. EOIs should briefly introduce yourself and cover the criteria for the role description. All EOIs and any questions should be directed to the current ALIA Sydney Co-Ordinator, Lauren Castan at aliasydneygroup@gmail.com.

Role Description

 Event Officers x 2

This role helps make events happen. On a rotating basis, the Event Officers will be teamed up with a Coordinator to help with event organisation and management.

Events Officers are expected to:

·  Assist with the organisation of at least 2-3 events each year in conjunction with a Coordinator.
. Attend regular meetings with the Committee


Average Time Demand per month: 4 hours (prep plus actual events)

The interested person should:

·         Be, or be willing to become, a current member of ALIA.
·         Have an active interest in professional development with the Library & Information    Sector.
·         Maintain an active awareness of new issues and development within the sector. 
·         Have strong communication and collaboration skills. 

Info Online 2017: Registrations Closing Soon!



Registrations for ALIA Information Online 2017 at the Hilton Sydney close 30 January

Registrations are still open and with a jam packed program and  full exhibition, why not sign up to come and see your favourite industry partners and inspiring speakers.


Register TODAY!
Can’t make it to the full conference? You can still experience the conference by purchasing a day pass or by signing up for one of our workshops.

Program highlights

Haven’t registered for ALIA Information Online 2017 Conference yet? Here are more reasons you need to be there:
  •  Digital play pen – Don’t miss the opportunity to experience emerging technologies in these “hands on” daily sessions. Join The Brainary, Academy Xi and Makeway Lab to see, try and play with the latest technologies including NAO robot, virtual reality and 3D printing.
     
  • Another amazing keynote speaker – Professor Julian Thomas has been announced as the last in a packed schedule of innovation and engaging keynote speakers. Professor Thomas will be speaking about the digital divide that exists in Australia, The Australian Digital Index 2016 and how the library and information can sector respond to this research? View the full keynote line-up here.
     
  • Play along with us as we bring augmented and virtual reality to ALIA Information Online 2017. If that isn’t enough you can also win some amazing prizes!
     
  • Daily industry partner sessions – these are your chance to see the latest technologies, cutting edge trends and hot topics from our partners. Hear about what they do and what they can do for you.
     
  • Pre-conference workshops – with six workshops there is something for everyone. How about 'Wikimedia commons', 'Evaluating tools for data curation' or 'Digital tools and methods for digital humanities'? Places are limited and are selling fast.

Don't take our word for it..

You can’t afford to miss ALIA Information Online 2017. Don’t take our word for it, here are the reasons our program committee think you should be there

“Information online is an outstanding opportunity to talk to colleagues, be inspired, grill vendors and generally have a fabulous time. This year’s Information Online really puts customer experience to the fore – it really is a UX festival!” - Roxanne Missingham

“The program provides a good mixture of overseas and local papers, covering all library sectors and beyond. The keynotes will provide a well rounded outlook on the state of information and libraries around the world.” - Alison Neil

Thursday, 13 October 2016

Library Tour: Reserve Bank of Australia

 


****This tour is now BOOKED OUT. Thank you everyone who expressed an interest in attending!****

Join ALIA Sydney for a tour of the A.S. Holmes Library at the Reserve Bank of Australia.

This event will interest anyone who would like to know more about special libraries and information services for the financial sector. Places are strictly limited, so RSVP is essential.

Event details
Where:Meet in the foyer
Reserve Bank of Australia
65 Martin Place
Sydney
When:Thursday 22nd November 2016, 6pm
RSVP:Send your RSVP with your ALIA member number to aliasydneygroup@gmail.com by Friday 18th November.
Contact:aliasydneygroup@alia.org.au