What is ALISS?

ALISS (Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences) is a not-for- profit unincorporated professional society. It is an independent group which was formed in April 2005 by the former committee of ASSIGN (Aslib Social Science Information Group and Network).

Membership is open to:

  • Libraries/ information units in all sectors (government, commercial, voluntary sector, academic sector) associated with the social sciences.
  • Information workers/ librarians at all stages of their careers.

ALISS Xmas Special: Libraries and innovations in learning- 16th December 2015- papers now online

Crowdsourcing the Library and archive 12th August- papers now online

AGM 1st July -What do 21st Century users expect from a Library- How can we deliver it? - papers now available

ALISS has just launched a new disability forum for information professionals find out more and get minutes and slides from the first event.

Forthcoming events

  • ALISS Champions for Disability Forum next meeting March 10th 2016
  • Getting them in and keeping them: effective practice for Libraries and information Services. 21st April 2016-  Senate House London

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