ALIA New Grads is the WordPress blog for the ALIA Students and New Graduates Group. A place to find Monthly Newsletter updates from #ALIASNGG, Job Help Site advice, have your resume reviewed by ALIA Resume Review Service, find a book club post, share a Guest blog post and catch up with ALIA NGAC #AusLibChat.
“Maggie Folchart discovers her father Mo can speak characters out of the pages of their original stories. Reading INKHEAT, Mo reads aloud characters from the book who steal his copy of INKHEART. Unbeknownst to Maggie, her mother; Resa, magically disappeared into the story and is now trapped living in the book.
Library and Information Services University and TAFE Students and graduates, are you searching for professional development skills or wish to grow your GLAMR network by volunteering for an ALIA group?
ALIA SNGG invites you to get engaged and volunteer with ALIA SNGG as a Social Media Coordinator. Our #ALIASNGG Facebook and Instagram teams are searching for new ALIA Members to join their ALIASNGG teams.
Skills you can learn as a Facebook Social Media Coordinator for ALIA SNGG:
Collaborate with ALIASNGG Instagram, Twitter and WordPress Blog
Skills you can learn as a Instagram Social Media Coordiator for ALIA :
Report writing skills
Google Workspace skills
Creative design skills on Canva
Learn how to make Instagram posts accessible with Alt-Text
Learn how to give photo credit on posts shared on Instagram.
Are you looking at finding resume advice or editing your resume for 2023?
ALIA Members, you can have your resume reviewed by the ALIA Students and New Graduates Resume Review Service (ALIA RRS) up to three times a year. (This resume review service is FREE for ALIA Members). Why should you have your resume reviewed by the RRS team?
Have the opportunity to ask for feedback and advice on the layout, style and functionality of your resume to a GLAMR industry resume reviewer.
Ask your reviewer questions on adding professional development, interpersonal skills, practicum placement, education, volunteering and work experience to your resume.
Have your resume checked for Grammar and spelling errors you may have missed. How to request a review: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Resume review request’ and include the following information in the email:
Your resume as an attached Word document (.doc, .docx, or .rtf)
Your name and email address
Your ALIA Membership number
A list of any areas that you would like resume feedback for
If applying for a specific job, please include an active PDF link or file attachment for the job you are applying
Join our February – March read-a-long!
RSVP to join ALIA South Australia Rare Book Tour Event!
ALIA SA SNGG Members, RSVP to join #ALIASA for their first event for 2023 with a Rare Book Tour of The University of Adelaide, Barr Smith Library.
Looking for some lunchtime professional development this month?
Join ALIA for their upcoming panel discussion about AI, media and information literacy in libraries. The talk will cover definitions, applications, tools and authorship/copyright and the role of libraries across these areas.
Panelists include Jing Su; a doctoral student at the News and Media Research Centre, University of Canberra, with an interest in family digital technology use, HumanIoT interactions and everyday algorithms, Fiona Bradley; Director, Research and Infrastructure (Library) at UNSW Sydney, who is completing a PhD publishing on implications of AI for libraries, and Dr Kay Oddone, Lecturer and Course Director of the Master of Education: Teacher Librarianship, who has completed research in networked and connected learning, digital and critical literacies and teacher librarianship.
This event is held being held in conjunction with the Australian Media Literacy Alliance (AMLA) and National and State Libraries Australasia (NSLA).
The ALIA SNGG Book Club’s February to March read-along book will be the fantasy fiction novel, Inkheart, by Cornelia Funke!
The 2 month read-along will end with a guided discussion of the novel with the ALIA SNGG Book Club group and it’s members. If you’re interested in joining this read-along, make sure to join the ALIA SNGG Facebook group.
Make sure to join the group to keep up to date with discussions and future novels that the group will be reading!