The Australian Government Library Information Network (AGLIN) is a membership-based organisation for information professionals working in government. We have Member libraries across all levels of government, including Commonwealth, State and Territory.
AGLIN provides a forum for discussion, ideas and resource sharing. Government library and information services are currently facing transitional change and
AGLIN is implementing strategies to promote their value as vital -information and research support hubs supporting the work of government.
The benefits of membership
Membership of AGLIN gives you:
What we do
AGLIN has a work plan based on priorities identified by members at its planning day on 27 February 2015. A copy of the AGLIN Strategic Priorities 2015 - 2017 document is available here. The projects we are currently working on include:
Governance and Constitution
AGLIN is managed by an Executive in accordance with its Constitution. The Executive is drawn from the general membership, is elected at the Annual General Meeting and is further supported by nominated State and Territory representatives.
The aims of AGLIN are to:
The Australian Government Libraries Information Network (AGLIN) was formally established in May 1993, following discussions on the need for a body to co-ordinate Commonwealth Government Libraries, as the Federal Libraries Information Network (FLIN). The name changed to AGLIN in 2003 to reflect contemporary terminology and better position the Network for the future.