Working Parties

These six working parties offer members the opportunity to be directly involved in the work of the Association. Members may join any Working Party.

 EDUCATION AND TRAINING  

Promotes the professional development of library personnel by organising lectures, workshops, seminars and visits to libraries and information units.

 RESEARCH AND PUBLICATION  

Produces the publications of the Association and encourages research in areas of interest to the profession.

 MEMBERSHIP AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

Addresses the issues of status and salaries of librarians and other persons working in libraries in Jamaica, whether in the public sector, private sector, colleges or schools.

 PUBLIC RELATIONS  

Communicates policy and promotes the activities of the Association to the general public and the membership.

 FUND-RAISING  

Organizes events to assist with financing the ongoing programmes of the Association.

 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  

Promotes the use of Information and Communications Technologies in libraries and provides members with the opportunities to develop competencies using ICT.