Alisa Howlett is an information professional with experience in a variety of contexts, including information management, government recordkeeping and academic libraries. Prior to her current project work in the higher education sector related to improving academic library services and student learning experiences, Alisa was a Policy Officer at Queensland State Archives, undertaking research into current and emerging trends, and providing input to records and information management advice across a diverse range of public authorities and government initiatives.
Alisa is also currently a member of the Library and Information Science Research Australian (LISRA) project team. A three-year project funded by the Australian Research Council, this project has a “broad aim to encourage and enable research culture and practice within the Australian Library and Information Science profession.”
In addition to her work, Alisa actively contributes to the library and information professional community through her writing and speaking, involvement in LIS education and current position of chairperson for Australian Library and Information Association’s (ALIA) New Generation Advisory Committee.
Alisa has a Bachelor of Business (Marketing and Public Relations) from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and received her Master of Information Technology (Library and Information Science) in 2013.
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