18th LIASA Annual Conference – Programme

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18th LIASA Annual Conference Presentations

Quick link to Tuesday 03 October 2017

Quick link to Wednesday 04 October 2017

Quick link to Thursday 05 October 2017

Quick link to Friday 06 October 2017

Tuesday 03 October 2017

Session 3: Opening Session

Shelving ahead: the library and the citizen in a democratic society [Abstract]
Angelo Fick

Session 4: LIASA: 20 Years

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

Highlights from the term of office 2010 – 2012
Naomi Haasbroek

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

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

Session 5: DAC / NCLIS Library and Information Services Policy

Challenges to be met by South African LIS Policy

Session 6: Changing Technology

Library Services to distance education students: dealing with the challenges [Abstract]
Martha van der Walt
Distance student’s readiness for an online information literacy programme: UNISA School of Accountancy as a case study [Abstract]
Legobole Rantlha
Honing a digital solution for a digital generation: taking the next step – a case study [Abstract]
Brenda van Wyk

Session 7: Changing Faces

Knowledge and skills competencies for humanities librarians supporting postgraduate students [Abstract]
Glynnis Johnson
In pursuit of excellence: improving the effectiveness of shared leadership at the UFS LIS [Abstract]
Annamarie du Preez, Jeannet Molopyane
User satisfaction and adequacy of selected book collections at the University of the Free State Library [Abstract]
Kegomodicwe Phuthi, Mariechen Praekelt

Session 8a: ILLIG Round Table

Session 8b: Legal Deposit

In praise of our LIS ancestors: Legal Deposit in South Africa

Session 9: NLSA: LIS Transformation Charter Projects

Conditional Grant for Public Libraries

Mzansi Libraries On-Line: Project Implementation Status

Session 10: Changing Faces

Academic integration of libraries at Universities of Technology in South Africa  [Abstract]
Shirlene Neerputh
The engaged and embedded librarian: creating a healthy future with UKZN students and academics based at the KwaZulu-Natal hospitals [Abstract]
Praba Naidoo, Eric Mchunu
Embedding library training into the Research Methodology module of programmes: a case study at the University of the Free State [Abstract]
Kegomodicwe Phuthi, Wellington Sotu

Session 11: Changing Spaces

An analysis of Interlending services: a case study of the North West University [Abstract]
Siviwe Bangani
Impact of the re-envisioned academic library on Interlibrary Loan services: the case of the Department of Library Services, University of Pretoria [Abstract]
Maria Mtsweni, Matile Mahlangu
Setting sail into uncharted waters [Abstract]
Unathi Solora, Brenda van Wyk

Session 12: MAIG Lightning Round

Re-instatement of the LIS School at the University of Cape Town in 2012 and the impact of a robust marketing campaign. (+ video clip)
Theresa Schoeman
Robot Librarians: enhancing reference and research support services
Lynn Kleinveldt
Marketing UKZN Library Services & Resources
Richard Beharilal, Omesh Jaganat & Anita Somers
Videos as marketing tool at the Neville Alexander Library, South Campus of the University of the Free State
Lianda Coetzer
Next level library marketing initiatives
Reneé Schoombee
Marketing Strategies: Case Study Groenheuwel Public Library
Mercia Sias
Social Upliftment [Colouring can change your Life]
Henriët Van Loggerenberg

Wednesday 04 October 2017

Session 13: Changing Spaces

In front of our very eyes, the value of UX research methods [Abstract]
Andy Priestner

Session 14: President’s Round table

President’s Round Table Discussions
John Tsebe

Session 15: HELIG AGM

Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements

Session 16: PACLIG AGM

Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements

Session 17: SLYSIG AGM

Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements

Session 18: LiSLIG AGM

Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements

Session 19: SSIG AGM

Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements for 2016

Session 20: LIASA as the Professional Body for the Sector – the way forward

LIASA Professional Body Recognition: Considerations, Implications and Implementation
Ujala Satgoor
Update: Development of the Library and Information Science Qualification Standards
Council for Higher Education

Session 21: MAIG AGM

Marketing and Advocacy Interest Group
Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements for 2016
Photos of MAIG activities

Session 22: ICTLIG AGM

Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements

Session 23: RETIG AGM

Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements

Session 24: ILLIG AGM

Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements for 2016

Session 25: IGBIS AGM

Minutes of the 2016 AGM
Chairperson’s report
Financial statements for 2016

Session 26: Department of Arts and Culture Conditional Grant – a review of the past year

Eastern Cape
Free State
Northern Cape
North West
Western Cape

Session 27: Changing Faces

The re-imagining of the Nelson Mandela University Library and Information Services (LIS) for the 21st century: the journey [Abstract]
Nokubonga Makrwede, Ndileka Mtshizana
Navigating diversity and inclusivity maze at the UFS academic library: a manager’s perspective [Abstract]
Betsy Eister
Unpacking the emerging and alternative LIS roles and functions of the 21st century academic librarian [Abstract]
Zine Sapula

Session 28: Transformation

The role of Libraries in the National Development Plan – Vision 2030 [Abstract]
Rachel More
An exploratory study of the impediments to utilisation of public library services for rural community development [Abstract]
Annah Matodzi

Session 29: Changing Technology

A preliminary analysis on open access publishing at the University of Zululand [Abstract]
Grace Mutsvunguma
Rethink sharing, reinvent dissemination: reflections on repositories of institutional knowledge {Abstract]
Tyson Mabunda
Research Data Management: awareness and knowledge among UFS LIS management and information librarians with a view to establish RDM support services at the UFS [Abstract]
Cornelle Scheltema-van Wyk, Carmen Nel

Session 30: HELIG Round Table

Creating and Holding Resources for the FYE: The SANRC
South African National Resource Centre
First Year Experience: The inside story at Monash South Africa Library
Linda Mbonambi

Session 31: Changing Spaces

Re-designing library spaces to meet the needs of millennials : the balance between socialising and collaborative learning in the North West University (NWU) Information Commons [Abstract]
Dina Mashiyane
Space planning in libraries: for students, by students [Abstract]
Michelle Kahn
The 21st century university library as a place for learning, meeting and sharing experiences [Abstract]
Robert Pearce

Session 32: President-Elect’s Round Table

Session 33: Changing Faces

Enhancing teaching and learning through interactive Information Literacy tools [Abstract]
Theresa Mofana
Factors that influence knowledge management systems to improve knowledge transfer in local government: a case study of Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality [Abstract]
Samuel Ncoyini

Session 33: Changing Places

Re-envisioning library opening hours: University of the Western Cape Library 24/7 pilot study [Abstract]
Anwa Adriaanse

Thursday 05 October 2017

Session 35: Changing Technology

Positioning Libraries to Support Data Science [Abstract]
Tim Dennis

Session 36: Annual General Meeting

AGM 2017

Session 37: Changing Spaces

Collaborative learning spaces: repurposing of the UCT Libraries Learning Lounge (+ video clip) [Abstract]
Theresa Schoeman, Nuroo Davids
Reimagining TUT campus libraries – a project unfolding [Abstract]
Anke McCallum
Repurposing of library spaces – weeding the print journal collection [Abstract]
Carine Basson

Session 38: Changing Technology

Preparing UCT Libraries for Research Data Services: the role of digital curation in supporting appropriate software technologies and services for RDM [Abstract]
Kayleigh Lino, Erika Mias
From place to space: creating seamless access to e-books at the University of the Free State Library and Information Services [Abstract]
Monde Madiba, Molatoli Sephoko 

Session 39: Changing Faces

21st century competencies for librarians – personal and interpersonal skills required for survival in the library environment [Abstract]
Marieta van der Merwe
Re-envisioning the role of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality Library and Information Services in ECD through an information seeking behaviour study  [Abstract]
Kepi Madumo, Connie Bitso
Profiling Public Library staff in the Western Cape: a survey [Abstract]
Helga Fraser

Session 40: PACLIG Round Table

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

Session 41: Changing Faces

Branching out: the librarian as educator [Abstract]
Sonja van der Westhuizen
Developing potential library clients from basic education / school level [Abstract]
Maselo Rantho

Session 42: Changing Technology

Starting new conversations! The role of Twitter in Academic Libraries and Academia [Abstract]
Fiona Still-Drewett

Session 43: Changing Faces

From space to service to partnership – quality service delivery through embedded librarianship: the case of the UFS main campus library [Abstract]
Senovia Welman, Wellington Sotu

Session 44: Copyright Amendment Bill

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

Session 45: Librarians of the Year  2016: Looking back

Mercia SiasNational Runner Up
Lianda CoetzerFree State
Nozuko Matiwane – Eastern Cape
Gizelle KirkmanMpumalanga

Gala dinner and Awards Ceremony

Friday 06 October 2017

Session 46: Transformation

Life. Obstacles. You [Abstract]
Frank Magwegwe

Session 47: Closing session