Australian Library and Information Association


The Australian Library and Information Association is the national professional organisation for the Australian library and information services sector.


Libraries and media literacy education

In 2021, the University of Canberra and the Australian Libraries and Information Association (ALIA) collaborated on a national study of ALIA members’ perceptions of media literacy education, with the view to develop a media literacy short course tailored to their needs. This report summaries the...

Greening libraries report

This report aims to highlight examples of best practice and inform the creation of a toolkit for libraries to help them support environmental action, further the greening libraries movement, as well as exemplify sustainability practices that are consistent with United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

National survey on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment in Australian libraries: research report

This report provides outcomes of the research project National Survey on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment in Australian Libraries conducted in the period of 2020 to 2021. The research shows that there are unique opportunities for the library sector to support the work of...
Literature review

Greening libraries: a literature review for the Australian Library and Information Association

This publication provides an overview of academic and professional literature relating to sustainability practices in the library and information sector in Australia and overseas.