18th LIASA Annual Conference: Presenters: Helga Fraser

Helga Fraser is a librarian with the Western Cape Library Service, where she heads the Research section.  The unit undertakes research on library issues relevant to the 371 Western Cape Public Libraries that fall under the administration of the Service.  Previous studies undertaken by the section are: School libraries in the Western Cape: a situational analysis; Dual purpose school / community libraries in the Western Cape; Library and Information Science Training in South Africa; Community profiles for Western Cape Public Libraries; and Profiling public library staff in the Western Cape: a survey.  The section also produces the Annual Review for the Western Cape Library Services where indicators for usage of each individual library are analysed.