Confirmation of the LIASA Voters' Roll

2016 is an election year for LIASA.

The first draft of the Voters' Roll was uploaded to this website. Confirm that you are on the Voters' Roll.

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Industry Vacancies

The LIS is a dynamic environment, and so are the people working within this environment. One of the key reasons why people should consider changing jobs is to enhance their careers. At the same time, one needs to be constantly exposed to new environments, and also bring new perspectives to existing environments for innovation to occur.

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LIASA Professional Body Status

LIASA is the SAQA approved professional body for librarians in South Africa. Visit this page for answers to frequently asked questions.

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Workshop on Preservation Management, 11-15 July 2016

The National Library of South Africa in partnership with the Department of Library and Information Science (University of the Western Cape) is presenting a workshop on preservation management for libraries at the UWC campus in Bellville from 11-15 July 2016. The course is intended for senior library staff. This is a five day workshop designed

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LIASA Pre-Conference Workshop on Digital Citizenship – register now!

All are invited to the following workshop: Digital Citizenship: Infrastructure, policies and cyber security – access, ethics and responsibilities of librarians Date: Monday 10 October 2016 Venue: Durban International Convention Centre, KwaZulu-Natal Costs: R 650.00 per person Facilitators: Ina Smith & Annamarie Goosen About this workshop: Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of

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Message from the President: Youth Day

Dear Colleagues Today we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Soweto student uprisings, part of the struggle against apartheid,  during which time many lives were lost. Four decades later the efforts continue for social justice as evinced by recent student protests rallying for equality in access to education. 2013 statistics point out that a third

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Cancelled: LIASA Gauteng North Branch Youth Day Event, 22 June 2016

EVENT:   LIASA Gauteng North Branch Youth Day Event (focusing on School Libraries) Organised in collaboration with the LIASA School Libraries and Youth Services Interest Group (SLYSIG) THEME:  Open Educational Resources & Open Access for educators: a focus on African and South African content DATE: Wednesday, 22 June 2016 TIME:      12:00             Registration and refreshments 13:00 – 15:00 

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Call for Articles – LIASA-in-Touch September 2016

You are now invited to contribute to the SEPTEMBER 2016 issue of LIASA-in-Touch. The due date for submission of articles is Friday 15 July 2016.  We welcome articles on the following topics: More on South African Library Week 2016 LIASA Branch and Interest Group activities Youth Day programmes June holiday programmes SA Librarian’s Day (celebrated

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