The aim of this section of the website is to link to other networks that provide services to school libraries. If your group is not listed or if your information requires updating, please contact the Secretariat via email secretariat@qsla.org.au.

QSLA - Queensland School Library Association. Regional Subcommittees in Brisbane & throughout Queensland meet regularly for business, sharing of ideas and providing professional development activities. To be involved in meetings join QSLA via our membership page.

IASL - The mission of the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) is to provide an international forum for those people interested in promoting effective school library media programs as viable instruments in the educational process. IASL also provides guidance and advice for the development of school library programs and the school library profession. IASL works in cooperation with other professional associations and agencies. http://www.iasl-online.org/

OZTL_NET - Australian discussion list for people involved in school libraries and read eagerly by many people from overseas. To be involved in the discussion join OZTL_NET.

QLDTL - Queensland Teacher Librarians Listserv. Anyone interested in joining the list will need to follow the instructions on the Education Queensland webpage.

  • Choose the appropriate discussion group from the drop down menu.
  • Fill in the required name and email address fields and send the request.
  • If your email address qualifies for inclusion to the list you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions.

SLQ - The State Library of Queensland has a range of databases available. Please refer to the rules for usage of them.

UQ Cyberschool: The UQL Cyberschool provides teachers and students in Queensland schools with access to quality electronic resources for effective teaching and learning. https://www.library.uq.edu.au/services-for/services-for-secondary-schools


Brisbane Networks

Brisbane Bayside District Teacher Librarian Network  (Primary TLs) – has a List BDTLN – search for Bayside District Teacher Librarian Network  (EQ Discussion Lists click here CONTACT Jacki Clark, Manly SS, jclar15@eq.edu.au

Brisbane Bayside Secondary Librarian Network  (Secondary TLs) – has a List BSLN – search for Bayside Secondary Librarian Network  (EQ Discussion Lists click here CONTACT Deb Ponting, Ormiston College, d.ponting@ormiston.qld.edu.au

Brisbane Catholic Education Network: BCE Libraries and Information Resourcing Group – Brisbane Catholic Education school libraries. Contact resourcelink@bne.catholic.edu.au

Brisbane East Teacher Librarian Network (PrimaryTLs) – has a list – search for Brisbane East Teacher Librarian Network (EQ Discussion Lists click here CONTACT Carol Milne, Moreton Bay Boys’ College, MilneC@mbbc.qld.edu.au (temporarily, in place of Di Lyons who has retired)

CBCA (QLD) - Childrens Book Council of Australia (Queensland).

The Grove Network - Libraries in the Stafford/Geebung district. Network coordinator,Assunta Austin.

INSLINK - Independent Schools Libraries. Meet each term. Network coordinator, TBC. 

Future Libraries Reference Grouphttps://future-libraries-reference-group.org/brisbane-tl-networks/

NEWNET - For schools in the Western corridor of Brisbane. Meet once a term Network coordinator, John Byrne.

OASIS User Group - Meets each term at the Brisbane School of Distance Education.

QSITE - Queensland Society for Information Technology in Education

Stafford Teacher-librarians School Cooperative Network - Primary schools - Contact Helen Oxenham, Teacher Librarian - Kedron State School hoxen1@eq.edu.au

Stafford-Geebung Network - Secondary schools. Meets each term. Network coordinator, TBC.


Regional Queensland Networks

Caboolture and District Teacher-Librarian Network - meets once a term, network coordinators Amelia Connolly and Patti Adcock.  

Cairns Teacher-Librarian Network - meetings or dinners once a term - contact Liz Jorgensen or Annette Ryan.

Gold Coast Primary Teacher-Librarians - Monthly meetings and professional development. Contact TBC.

Ipswich District Teacher-Librarian Network - Network coordinator, Jenny Stubbs. Hosts the annual Book Week Publication and Biennial Festival of Children's Literature.

North QLD TL Network - the address is nq-tl@discussions.eq.edu.au. Contact Wanda Austin waust9@eq.edu.au

Pine Rivers & Peninsula Teacher-Librarians Network South East - Network coordinator, Andrew Hamson.

The Logan Beaudesert Teacher-Librarian Network - Meetings once a term.