Academic & Special Libraries Section, Library Association of Ireland 


About us


Academic & Special Libraries Section (A&SL) are a section of the Library Association of Ireland (LAI).  We cater for the needs of librarians and information professionals working in academic, research, not-for-profit, corporate and other specialist libraries.

Our Committee is made up of members working in all these sectors. Our aim is to provide a forum for discussion on issues relevant to academic and special librarians and information professionals.


We host talks, arrange training and networking and we organise an annual conference for Library & Information professionals.


The ASL annual conference is the centre of our annual events series and takes place in February every year.