The first draft of the 19th LIASA Annual Conference programme is now available.

2018 LIASA Elections

2018 is an election year. If you have paid your LIASA membership fees by 31 May 2018, please confirm that your name is 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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Vacancy:Director-Guateng Department of Education

  PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: GAUTENG DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION   DIRECTOR: EDUCATION RESEARCH & KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT REF NO: HO2018/08/03 (5 Years Fixed Term Contract Performance Based) Chief Directorate: Education Planning & Research   SALARY : R948 174 per annum (All-inclusive package)   CENTRE : Head Office, Johannesburg   REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate NQF level 7 qualification in

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Vacancies: Provincial Administration-Free State

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: FREE STATE DEPARTMENT OF SPORT, ARTS, CULTURE AND RECREATION Free State Provincial Government is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representatively (race, gender and disability) in the Province through the filling of these posts and candidates whose appointment/promotion/transfer will promote representatively will receive preference. APPLICATIONS : Department of

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Vacancy: Resource Centre Coordinator-Mpilonhle

Resource Centre Coordinator Employer: Mpilonhle Location: Durban Salary: Market related Posted: 06 Jun 2018 Closes: 06 Jul 2018   REF: MPI 04/2018 Contract type: Contract CONTRACT TILL 31 MARCH 2019 Location:  Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal Resource Centre Coordinator This position will manage a Resource Centre for the Mpilonhle Economic Strengthening Programme with the aim to assist women

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3rd African Public Library Summit

3rd African Public Libraries Summit The African Library and Information Association and Institutions (AfLIA) has a mandate to develop libraries, information centers, and equip library and information personnel with 21st century skills to offer cutting edge modern services to people on the African continent to improve their lives. AfLIA will hold its 3rd African Public

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Vacancy: Archivist-SAMRO Music Archive

SAMRO Music Archive: Archivist South African Music Rights Organisation (SMARO) –   The SAMRO Foundation (NPC) is an independently registered not-for-profit company that manages the Corporate Social Investment (CSI) and music education programmes of the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) Group. Since its inception in 1962 SAMRO has collected musical scores from Southern African composers

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South African LIS Policy

The final draft of the South African Library and Information Services Policy has been completed and is circulated, on behalf of the CEO and National Librarian of the National Library of South Africa, Prof Rocky Ralebipi-Simela, to the sector, for your information. Everybody is encouraged to read and familiarise themselves with the policy. Download the

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Issue 83(2) of SAJLIS now published!

The South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science would like to announce the publication of its 2017 end-of-year issue (http://sajlis.journals.ac.za/pub/issue/view/132 ). Winding down for the year and the ensuing festive period usually cause a hiatus in the activities of authors and reviewers. However, the Editorial Team tries its best to bring the issue out

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Vacancy: Part-Time Librarian-Carton Bookseller

Legal Librarian – Pretoria   Bookseller requires legal librarian / librarian / library assistant knowledgeable with legal loose-leaf subscriptions and the correct filing thereof for a part-time position in Pretoria.  Approximately 1 day a week.   Please contact Jonathan on jferreira@caxtonbooks.co.za.  Experience, contactable references in this field and the ability to work unsupervised will secure. 

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