Charles Sturt University works with many partners to ensure the success of its programs in information studies and teacher librarianship.
ALIA is the main professional association for the Australian library and information services sector. It seeks to empower the profession in the development, promotion and delivery of quality library and information services to the nation, through leadership, advocacy and mutual support. ALIA and CSU work together to assure the quality and relevance of CSU's accredited programs.
The ASA is the peak professional body for archivists in Australia. It advocates for archivists and archives and supports the profession through its branches and special interest groups.
It encourages professional communication through social media and its scholarly journal, Archives and Manuscripts. The ASA has re-accredited CSU's undergraduate and postgraduate records and archives management specialisations.
The Australian School Library Association Inc. (ASLA) is the national body for the field of teacher librarianship and school library resource services. Several of the School's staff work closely with ALSA to advocate for the interests of teacher librarianship in Australia.
A division of Hong Kong University, SPACE is partners with CSU to deliver its Bachelors and Masters of Information Studies to large numbers of students in Hong Kong. This partnership is now over 25 years old.
Institute for Information Management not only provides personal networking opportunities via regular events organised within the State branches, but it also forges strong relationships with Tertiary Institutions offering under-graduate and post-graduate degrees in, or including, information management. Charles Sturt University is an institutional member of IIM, which sponsors a prize awarded to our top graduates from the Information and Knowledge Management specialisation.
The iSchools organization is a collection of Information Schools from across the world dedicated to advancing the information field broadly conceived. The School in one of three Australian Members.
RIM Professionals Australasia has over 3,000 members and is the largest association for records and information management professionals in Oceania. It supports the development of skills and expertise for professionals working in records and information roles in companies and government agencies. RIM Professionals Australasia's support for education includes its recognition of CSU's information studies courses.
SCIS provides Australian schools with consistent and high quality records for their library catalogues. It also provides complimentary access to its database of records for CSU students to use as part of their studies.
The School joined the WISE Consortium as its 15th institutional member in 2010. The Web-based Information Science Education (WISE) Consortium is a collaborative distance education model that increases the quality, access, and diversity of online education opportunities in LIS. The WISE consortium was developed to establish standards and metrics for online LIS education, to provide a collaborative marketplace for online LIS courses, and to provide support for online pedagogy.