Content creation (04/02/2020)

Join us for the first #AusLibChat of the decade as we talk content creation. Let’s share our struggles and our successes around developing resources that will help our communities. What’s your favourite platform, software and how do you develop an appropriate voice? Join in for an hour of professional development to learn and share.

Here are the questions we’ll be asking on the night:

Q1. What kind of content do you like to create? Blogs, newsletters, zines, video or something else entirely? Why do you like that format?

Q2. What is your greatest challenge when creating content?

Q3. How do you evaluate the success of your content to see if the message was clear, reached the right audience etc?

Q4. Did your studies cover effective content creation? Were you able to apply any theory gained in your workplace?

Q5. Challenge time! Share a piece of content that you’ve created. Are you happy with how it’s turned out?

Hope to see you all at 9pm AEDT on Tuesday February 4th for the first #AusLibChat of the year!

December Newsletter

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December 2019

Welcome to December’s newsletter! With the Christmas holidays just around the corner get into the holiday spirit with ALIA SNGG!  

Remember to check back with this newsletter throughout the month for updates on what we’re up to on online and in your state. 

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Library Roles (5/11/19)


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Librarians, Technicians, Officers, Volunteers, IT Specialists, Student Partners and more… Libraries are becoming increasingly complex in their structures – how well does it work? This month, let’s chat about where we fit and how we understand our workplaces.

Questions for the chat:

Q1. What’s your role in libraries currently (or what are you working towards) and what attracted you to it?

Q2. Let’s talk structure. Can you summarise yours and where you fit within it? Does it work well?

Q3. How closely do you work with people in a role different to yours? What are the benefits and/or drawbacks?

Q4. What skills do you have that you most value? Did you develop them while studying or on the job?

Q5. Thinking of your role, are there tasks/responsibilities that are changing? What does the future hold for your position?

Whether you’re a librarian, library technician, student, library officer or something else entirely, join us on Twitter at 9pm AEDT on Tuesday 5th November! If you’re new to Twitter or #AusLibChat, you might want to check out our awesome guide to participation (it’ll help you maximise your experience).

Don’t use Twitter or want to comment anonymously? Email your questions or answers to or PM @aliangac and we’ll include them on your behalf.

Take a look at the Wakelet for this chat here.