Satellite Events

Event #1: Health Libraries Australia

The Health Libraries Australia (HLA) group of ALIA (the Australian Library and Information Association) will be holding a satellite event on Thursday 9 July, immediately following the EBLIP8 conference. This event will be held in Brisbane and is aimed at health librarians.

In keeping with previous events, the HLA PD Day will be a low-cost, high-value opportunity to keep up to date, acquire new skills and network with vendors and colleagues. The program for the day consists of six, three-hour workshops and participants will be able to choose two to attend.

Location: Level 5, P Block, QUT Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane

Time: 9am – 5pm

Cost: $100 ALIA Member | $165 Non Members


Program includes:

  • Smart Searching: Search Filters and Expert Topic Searches
  • PubMed Train the Trainer
  • Cost-Effectiveness Analysis for Health Librarians
  • Research Data Management for Health Services Librarians

Sponsors: Any vendors interested in sponsorship please contact Ann Richie at or Bronia Renison at

Current sponsors include:

Gold Sponsors: OVID, OCLC

Exhibitors: Taylor & Francis

Attendance at this workshop will accrue points towards the ALIA PD Scheme (Health Specialisation). For more information login to the ALIA members area and visit the following page –

Further further information please contact Gemma Siemensma, Library Manager, Ballarat Health Services Library at

Event #2: Connect & Share Sessions

Meet your colleagues and specialists from Queensland University of Technology, University of Queensland and Griffith University.

The aim of these sessions is to provide an opportunity for you to meet with colleagues from specialist areas for one hour in a group setting. Specialists in the areas of Research Support Services, Information Resources and Learning Support will be available to chat informally about projects, share experiences, exchange ideas and information.

When: Thursday 9 July and Friday 10 July

Thursday 9 July – 1:00pm-4:00pm
1:00-1:50 Research Support Services
2:00-2:50 Information Resources
2:50-3:10 Break
3:10-4:00 Learning Support

Friday 10 July – 9:00am-12:00pm
9:00-9:50 Research Support Services
10:00-10:50 Information Resources
10:50-11:10 Break
11:10-12:00 Learning Support


Research Support Services – Stephanie Bradbury (QUT) Sue Hickson (Griffith) Mary-Anne Marrington (UQ)
Information Resources – Colleen Cleary (QUT) Debby MacDonald (Griffith) Tom Ruthven (UQ)
Learning Support – Judy Peacock (QUT) Debi Howarth (Griffith) Noela Yates (UQ)

Where: Room V714, Library, Gardens Point Campus, QUT

Cost: Free

RSVP: Book in for one or all sessions via Survey Monkey by Monday July 6, 2015.

For more information contact Jenny Hall, AIRS Librarian, QUT at

Light refreshments will be available.

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