19th LIASA Annual Conference – Programme with Presentations

19th LIASA Annual Conference

Tuesday 09 October 2018

Session 1: Newcomers and New Members session

Session 3: Opening Session

Session 4: Restructuring LIASA – a mini indaba

Session 5: LIASA, the Professional Body

Session 6a:

Towards accessible and inclusive public library services in South Africa
Dr Maned Mhlongo [Abstract]

The impact of a traveling library in Makhado and Thulamela, Limpopo Province
Ms Mercy Mokgele [Abstract]

Enhancing learner support through mobile bus library and partnership in the North Eastern Region of Limpopo
Ms Sarah Mashego [Abstract]

Session 6b: HELIG Round Table

Competencies for Academic Librarians [Abstract]

Session 6c: Re-imagining and re-energising the Public and Community Libraries Interest Group

Session 7a:

Smart statistics = Smart decision making = Social transformation
Ms Koekie Meyer and Ms Rani Padayachee [Abstract]

Technology for social transformation: an observational study on how markers for augmented reality can be implemented at the University of the Western Cape Library Services
Mr Gerald Louw [Abstract]

The LIS sector and the transition to the AI economy: some factors to consider
Ms Nomoya Mahlangu [Abstract]

Session 7b:

Building an online publishing support service: The UWC Library experience
Mr Mark Snyder [Abstract]

Sharing research outputs as a potent transformation source in an inclusive knowledge society
Mr Tyson Mabunda [Abstract]

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Session 8: Athol Williams

Session 9:

Libraries in the Development Agenda
Prof Rocky Ralebipi-Simela, Dr Eddy Maepa [Abstract]

The process of developing the qualification standards for the LIS sector
Dr Naresh Sentoo [Abstract]

Session 10: Restructuring LIASA – the conversation continues

Session 11a: HELIG AGM

Session 11b: SSIG AGM

Session 11c: PACLIG AGM

Session 11d: SLYSIG AGM

Session 11e: LISLIG AGM

Session 12a: MAIG AGM

Session 12b: ICTLIG AGM

Session 12c: RETIG AGM

Session 12d: ILLIG AGM

Session 12e: IGBIS AGM

Session 13: Conditional Grant report back from the Provinces

Eastern Cape

Free State





North West

Northern Cape

Western Cape

Session 14: President’s session

Session 15a:

How Mogale City Local Municipality Library Services is promoting community development as agents of change
Dr Nthabisneg Raduvha [Abstract]

Academic Librarians as agents for social change and community development
Mr Robert Pearce [Abstract]

Removing the silo approach to community development projects: the case of CUT Libraries
Mr Moses Nthoroane [Abstract]

Session 15b:

Realising rehabilitation and social inclusion through Prison Library Services in South Africa
Ms Mbalenhle Khumalo [Abstract]

Establishing school libraries: the practices of United States Peace Corps Volunteers in Vhembe District, South Africa
Mr Alugumi Ndou [Abstract]

The role of collaboration and sponsorship in achieving the objectives of a developmental local government through e-learning – a case of the Johannesburg Public Library Services
Ms Nobuntu Mpendulo, Mr Ben Ramela [Abstract]

Session 15c: National Book Week promotion indicators

Session 16a:

Using online information literacy learning as an agent for change: the case of CUT libraries
Mr Jons Moretedi [Abstract]

Uses and gratifications of the internet and library information resources: an integrated model proposal
Dr Gabriel Salubi [Abstract]

Session 16b:

Inclusive Public Library Services: growth and impact of Mini-libraries for the Blind in South Africa
Mr Anele Moko, Ms Linda Ngaleka [Abstract]

How accessible are libraries in South Africa?
Ms Barenise Peffer [Abstract]

Session 16c:

Are some more official than others? Languages represented in the collection of the North-West University Library and Information Service
Mr Siviwe Bangani, Ms Glenda Mokate, Ms Boitumelo Masilo [Abstract]

Reading culture: a case of Central University of Technology
Mr Amos Mkam [Abstract]

Thursday 11 October 2018

Session 17: Plenary session

Inspiring possibilities through knowledge, stories and creativity
Ms Vicki McDonald [Abstract]

Session 18: Annual General Meeting
Annual General Meeting 2018

Session 19b: National Policy for Libraries and Information Services

Session 19c:

Session 20

Session 21a

Session 21b

Session 22a

Session 22b

Friday 12 October 2018

Session 23: Closing session