QULOC offers all library staff in University libraries many opportunities for professional development.
  • Working Party meeting Minutes - Links to meeting minutes for each of the QULOC Working Parties can be found on the membership page for each group.
  • Annual Reports - A review of QULOC operations for each year.
  • Working Regionally Testimonials - Produced by the Staffing Issues Working Party, these testimonials emphasise the benefits of working in regional locations.
  • Newsletters - Newsletters are produced biannually and highlight activities and initiatives of interest to all staff at QULOC institutions.
  • Presentations and supporting resources - Each year, QULOC runs workshops which are generally open to any interested person. If appropriate, presentations and supporting resources from these workshops are made publicly available here.
  • Practitioner Groups - Meetings and networking opportunities for staff who work in specialised library areas
  • QULOC wiki members area - Any staff member from a QULOC member library can sign up for access to the wiki, which allows Working Party and Reference Group members to work collaboratively and to access a central repository of information
  • QULOC Blog - Meetings, workshops, and vacancies in QULOC member institutions are often advertised on the blog.

Graduate Librarian Program


Interorganisational Experience Program

The QULOC Interorganisational Experience Program supports library staff in QULOC member libraries in undertaking secondments between libraries.
Guidelines and application form

Inter-Organisational Experience Program Poster

Inter-Organisational Experience Program Brochure

Fieldwork and Practicums


QULOC does not provide any centralised support for library and information studies students seeking placements for fieldwork or practicums. If you wish to undertake a placement at a QULOC member library, you should contact institutions directly.