Register now for the 17th Annual LIASA Conference! Early Bird closes on 31 July 2016.

All you need to know about the upcoming LIASA elections

2016 is an election year for LIASA.

LIASA is looking for dynamic, visionary, innovative, active, dedicated and hard working members to take over leadership from the current team. Please identify possible leaders, and nominate them. Visit this page for the Voters' Roll, important election dates, nomination forms, and contact info.

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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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Call for nominations: LIASA Office Bearers 2016 to 2018

NOTIFICATION FROM Laila Vahed, LIASA Electoral Officer The official call for nominations for LIASA Executive Committee Office Bearers for the period 2016 to 2018 is now available. Nominations are now open and will close at 11pm on 14 August 2016. Nomination forms should be emailed to liasa@unizulu.ac.za. Laila Vahed Director : Library and Information Services

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Call for African Institutions to sign the Berlin Declaration

Demonstrating your support for Open Access is a first, important, and also relatively easy process, before starting to address a statement or a policy. You can find the list of signatories at (scroll down for list of African signatories): https://openaccess.mpg.de/319790/Signatories This far, 17 SA institutions have signed this declaration (attached), and it would be great

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South African Librarians’ Day

Dear LIASA colleagues Happy SA Librarians’ Day (SALD)! Today we celebrate our profession, our colleagues and ourselves noting with appreciation the dedication and commitment of all LIS practitioners. All is not hunky-dory but, be reminded of the efforts underway every day that strive to making changes in our communities;, our places of learning; and, to

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