The ALLA NSW Blog is moving!

The ALLA NSW Blog is getting a face lift and a relocation.

The new home of the blog is

Content is in the process of being uploaded so please keep an eye on the new space.


Why Australians need Trove to be funded – open letter

Please take a look at this open letter from Peta Hopkins of Inn0vate and act on it!

If you only write one letter this year, consider this one to #fundtrove

IALL is now accepting bursary applications for IALL 2016 in Oxford

Applications for financial assistance to enable law librarians to attend IALL’s 35th Annual Course in Oxford in the UK from Sunday 31st July to Wednesday 3rd August 2016 are now being accepted.

To apply for a Regular Bursary or a Members-Only Bursary, you must use the online application forms found at All applications and accompanying documentation must be in English.


The application deadline is Sunday 1st May 2016.


Information and selection guidelines for both Regular Bursaries and Members-Only Bursaries are available at

Please contact David Gee, Chair of the IALL Scholarships Committee if you have questions.

Library events near you – Hallowed Ground: Unexpected Libraries

On 7 October 2015, Customs House Library will be hosting the latest Hallowed Ground. This year the topic is Unexpected Libraries.

The panel includes:

Event details are below and you can RSVP for the event here:

Event Details:

Wednesday 7 October, 6.30-7.30pm
Customs House Library