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All you need to know about the 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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LIASA-in-Touch Call for Articles, 21 October 2016

Dear Colleagues You are now invited to contribute to the DECEMBER  2016 issue of LIASA-in-Touch. The due date for submission of articles is Friday 21 October 2016.  We welcome articles on the following topics: LIASA Conference 2016 LIASA AGM Librarian of the Year 2016 LIASA Branch and Interest Group AGM’s Literacy Day programmes National Book

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Burning of the UKZN Howard College Law Library

Dear Colleagues The burning of the UKZN Howard College Law Library (and so many others in our country) so upsetting. Please read one of many articles/see photos at Please think of Mrs Joyce Myeza (Campus Librarian, and former HELIG Chair (2012-2014) and HELIG Additional Member (2014-2016)) and colleagues in this difficult and challenging times,

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Now published! South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science Issue 82(1)

The South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science would like to announce the publication of its 2016 mid-year issue. Papers may be accessed at  Congratulations to the authors and gratitude to the reviewers for making this issue possible. This  issue includes contributions covering academic libraries, public libraries and information and knowledge dissemination strategies

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Call for Volunteers at the LIASA Annual Conference

A cohort of 30 volunteers is needed for this conference and LIASA is calling for applications from interested LIASA members to serve as volunteers during this time. Complete the online application form (no paper application forms will be available). Closing date: 07 September 2016 Terms and conditions: Travel to and accommodation arrangements in Durban and

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