18th LIASA Annual Conference – Presentations – Titles

2014 – 2016: Libraries for development: Action, collaboration and integration: Segametsi Molawa

21st century competencies for librarians – personal and interpersonal skills required for survival in the library environmentMarieta van der Merwe

The 21st century university library as a place for learning, meeting and sharing experiencesRobert Pearce


Academic integration of libraries at Universities of Technology in South AfricaShirlene Neerputh

An analysis of Interlending services: a case study of the North West University: Siviwe Bangani


Branching out: the librarian as educator: Sonja van der Westhuizen


Challenges to be met by South African LIS Policy: LIS Policy Technical Team

Collaborative learning spaces: repurposing of the UCT Libraries Learning Lounge (+ video clip)  : Theresa Schoeman, Nuroo Davids

Copyright Amendment Bill 2017: Importance for Libraries & Related Sectors
Denise Nicholson

Creating and Holding Resources for the FYE: The SANRCSouth African National Resource Centre


Developing potential library clients from basic education / school levelMaselo Rantho

Distance student’s readiness for an online information literacy programme: UNISA School of Accountancy as a case study: Legobole Rantlha


The engaged and embedded librarian: creating a healthy future with UKZN students and academics absed at KwaZulu-Natal hospitals: Praba Naidoo, Eric Mchunu

Enhancing teaching and learning through interactive Information Literacy toolsTheresa Mofana

An exploratory study of the impediments to utilisation of public library services for rural community developmentAnnah Matodzi


Factors that influence knowledge management systems to improve knowledge transfer in local government: a case study of Buffalo City Metropolitan MunicipalitySamuel Ncoyini


Growing older with LIASA: a microcosm of radical transformation: Clare Walker


Highlights from the term of office 2010 – 2012: Naomi Haasbroek

Honing a digital solution for a digital generation: taking the next step – a case study: Brenda van Wyk


Impact of the re-envisioned academic library on Interlibrary Loan services: the case of the Department of Library Services, University of Pretoria: Maria Mtsweni, Matile Mahlangu

In front of our very eyes, the value of UX research methods: Andy Priestner

First Year Experience: The inside story at Monash South Africa Library: Linda Mbonambi


Knowledge and skills competencies for humanities librarians supporting postgraduate students: Glynnis Johnson


LIASA: 20 years: Presidential term 2012 – 2014: Ujala Satgoor

LIASA Professional Body Recognition: Considerations, Implications and Implementation: Ujala Satgoor

Library Services to distance education students: dealing with the challenges: Martha van der Walt 

Life. Obstacles. You: Frank Magwegwe


Marketing UKZN Library Services & Resources: Richard Beharilal, Omesh Jaganat, Anita Somers


Navigating diversity and inclusivity maze at the UFS academic library: a manager’s perspectiveBetsy Eister


Positioning Libraries to Support Data Science: Tim Dennis

A preliminary analysis on open access publishing at the University of ZululandGrace Mutsvunguma

Preparing UCT Libraries for Research Data Services: the role of digital curation in supporting appropriate software technologies and services for RDMKayleigh Lino, Erika Mias

President’s Round Table Discussions: John Tsebe

Profiling Public Library staff in the Western Cape: a survey: Helga Fraser


Re-designing library spaces to meet the needs of millennials : the balance between socialising and collaborative learning in the North West University (NWU) Information CommonsDina Mashiyane

Re-envisioning library opening hours: University of the Western Cape Library 24/7 pilot studyAnwa Adriaanse

Re-envisioning the role of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Library and Information Services in ECD through an information seeking behaviour studyKepi Madumo, Connie Bitso

The re-imagining of the Nelson Mandela University Library and Information Services (LIS) for the 21st century: the journeyNokubonga Makrwede, Ndileka Mtshizana

Reimagining TUT campus libraries – a project unfolding: Anke McCallum

Repurposing of library spaces – weeding the print journal collection: Carine Basson

Rethink sharing, reinvent dissemination: reflections on repositories of institutional knowledge: Tyson Mabunda

Robot Librarians: enhancing reference and research support services: Lynn Kleinveldt

The role of Libraries in the National Development Plan – Vision 2030Rachel More


Setting sail into uncharted waters: Unathi Solora, Brenda van Wyk

Space planning in libraries: for students, by studentsMichelle Kahn

Starting new conversations! The role of Twitter in Academic Libraries and AcademiaFiona Still-Drewett


“This is Tibten”:  What do Professional Ethics Mean for Librarians?: Stefanie Kastner


Unpacking the emerging and alternative LIS roles and functions of the 21st century academic librarianZine Sapula

Update: Development of the Library and Information Science Qualification Standards: Council for Higher Education