Australian School Library Association

The Australian School Library Association (ASLA) is the national authority, the peak forum in the field of teacher librarianship and school library resource services.

Its aim is to maximise opportunities for students to obtain independent lifelong learning and decision making skills through ASLA's commitment to :

  • High professional standards
  • Awareness of advances and changes in technology and the competence and ability to teach and use it
  • Effective, cooperative use of school resource services by the whole school community
  • Qualified teacher librarians with an image of excellence
  • Optimum use of the dual skills of teaching and librarianship.


Nominations are now open for the following 2023 ASLA Awards:

    • ASLA Australian Teacher Librarian Award
    • ASLA Early Career Teacher Librarian Award
    • ASLA Library Advocate Award

Nominations close: Friday 24 February 2023

Details and nomination forms

Save the date! ASLA's Biennial Conference 2023

Visit our Conference webpage: ASLA Conference 2023

Conference Sponsorship Packages now available: details here.


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Australian School Library Association, Inc. | PO Box 9106, Deakin ACT 2600 | AUSTRALIA | email: | tel. 0439 358 607 / +61 439 358 607

ABN: 13 949 313 604
ARBN: 141 262 866

ASLA acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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