Current Members:

  • ChairSabina Robertson (Deakin University)
  • Louise Dick & Anna Srivastava (CAVAL)
  • Helena Zobec (Australian Catholic University)
  • Marion Slawson (Federation University Australia)
  • Donna Wileman (La Trobe University)
  • Paula Todd (Monash University)
  • Jennifer Hurley (RMIT University)
  • Kim Hodgman (Swinburne University of Technology)
  • to be advised (University of Melbourne)
  • to be advised (University of New South Wales)
  • Lou Connell (Victoria University)

Terms of Reference

Working party: CSC - CRIG Seminar Committee


The mission of the CAVAL Research and Information Group is to provide staff of CAVAL member libraries with a forum for discussing and sharing information and ideas.


  • To facilitate the exchange of information and ideas among staff in CAVAL libraries
  • To promote exemplary practice and to facilitate librarians staying up-to-date with current library research and information issues




CRIG – PDIG Joint Forum 2017

Theme: Imagine! Future Present Libraries

Date: Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Venue:  Deakin Downtown Conference Centre



KEYNOTE: Libraries Reframed: The work and culture of the future [PDF]
Margie Jantti, President of CAUL, Director Library Services University of Wollongong

Are you managing or leading your library? [PDF]
Professor. Helen Partridge, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Scholarly Information and Learning Services), University of Southern Queensland

Shaping and building a change-ready culture [PDF]
Jennifer Peasley, Executive Director, Library and University Librarian, La Trobe University

The next gen of information professionals: a co-creation [PDF]
Dr Sue Reynolds, Senior Lecturer, RMIT University

Metaphorically speaking [PDF]
Cathrine Harboe-Ree, University Librarian, Monash University


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