What is ALISS?

ALISS (Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences) is a not-for- profit unincorporated professional society. It is an independent group which was formed in April 2005 by the former committee of ASSIGN (Aslib Social Science Information Group and Network).

Membership is open to:

  • Libraries/ information units in all sectors (government, commercial, voluntary sector, academic sector) associated with the social sciences.
  • Information workers/ librarians at all stages of their careers.

ALISS Visit to British Library News Media Services 20th Aprilsee the slides to find out about BL services

Supporting Practitioners in Health and Social Care. ALISS conference 11th February 2015- papers now available.

ALISS Xmas Special: Legal Deposit in the Digital Age, 16th December 2014– papers and video now available

Forthcoming events

AGM 1st July –What do 21st Century users expect from a Library- How can we deliver it? – bookings now being taken

St Paul’s Cathedral June 16th- fully booked.
Cafcass Library – July 6th
More to come!

Summer conference being planned. Details available soon.



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