LIAZ (Library and Information Association of Zambia) is dedicated to advancing the cause of efficient, user-centric, and outstanding library and information services. Our primary objective is to foster equitable access to information for diverse communities, encompassing both literate and illiterate individuals across Zambia. We are committed to representing the interests of our members and enhancing the overall development and reputation of the library and information sector within Zambia. This advocacy extends to local, provincial, and national levels, where we actively engage with governmental bodies and other agencies.

LIAZ takes pride in serving as the authoritative voice for the Library and Information sector on the international stage, showcasing our commitment to global collaboration and excellence in information services.

Membership at LIAZ is open to individuals passionate about or actively involved in libraries and information services, as well as institutions and organizations with a vested interest in the advancement of these fields. Currently boasting a robust community of nearly 500 members, LIAZ has earned national and international acclaim, solidifying its position as a respected professional association.

Through our diverse and engaged membership, LIAZ continues to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of library and information services in Zambia and beyond. Our commitment to fostering a culture of inclusivity, innovation, and accessibility ensures that we remain at the forefront of advocating for the transformative power of information in the lives of individuals and communities.

Our Vision

A professional association promoting excellence and innovation in library and information services.

Our Mission

To be an association that will promote professional development and excellence in library and information services through advocacy, training, research and networking.