News & Updates

Dublin City FM Book Club Show features on #ASL2015 projects 

21 Feb 2015 


 ASL2015 featured in two recent episodes oF the Dublin City FM Bookclub show. On February 5th Mick O' Dwyer of the Forogtten Zine Archive was on the show to talk all things zine and also spoke about the Forgotten Zines upcoming presentation at #ASL2015. You can listen back to Mick HERE


The February 20th episode featured A&SL committee member Laura Rooney Ferris talking about the upcoming conference and discussing some of the speakers and presentations . You can Listen back to Laura HERE 



A&SL National & International bursary Scheme 2016 now open 

We are delighted to be able to offer National and International Library Conference Bursaries for 2016

This is the second year the A&SL Committee has offered members the opportunity to attend major national and international library conferences as part of their continuing professional development. 

It is intended we will offer 2 bursaries for conference attendance in 2016. The bursaries will cover the costs of conference attendance, including conference fees and reasonable travel and accommodation expenses. 



Librarians Aloud - New Podcast from A&SL

Librarians love to talk so A&SL have launched a new monthly podcast talking to a different information professional every month about their career path and what they love (or not about the profession,


Episode 1 featuring Jane Burns is now available.


LISTEN NOW >>>     

2016 Bursary Winners Announced

We are delighted to announce our Bursary winners for 2016 

This years winners are; 
Jane Burns: Transatlantic Connections Conference in Ireland, Donegal, Jan 2016
Genevieve Larkin and Isabel Fleischmann: LILAC 2016, Dublin, March 2016 


Well done to Jane, Genevieve and Isabel, we look forward to reading your conference reports.   

More on the ASL bursary scheme>>>