Author Archives: LIASA

South African LIS Policy

The final draft of the South African Library and Information Services Policy has been completed and is circulated, on behalf of the CEO and National Librarian of the National Library of South Africa, Prof Rocky Ralebipi-Simela, to the sector, for your information. Everybody is encouraged to read and familiarise themselves with the policy. Download the

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Issue 83(2) of SAJLIS now published!

The South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science would like to announce the publication of its 2017 end-of-year issue (http://sajlis.journals.ac.za/pub/issue/view/132 ). Winding down for the year and the ensuing festive period usually cause a hiatus in the activities of authors and reviewers. However, the Editorial Team tries its best to bring the issue out

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Vacancy: Part-Time Librarian-Carton Bookseller

Legal Librarian – Pretoria   Bookseller requires legal librarian / librarian / library assistant knowledgeable with legal loose-leaf subscriptions and the correct filing thereof for a part-time position in Pretoria.  Approximately 1 day a week.   Please contact Jonathan on jferreira@caxtonbooks.co.za.  Experience, contactable references in this field and the ability to work unsupervised will secure. 

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Vacancy: Assistant Director- Department of Arts and Culture

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: KWAZULU-NATAL DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE APPLICATIONS : Applications quoting the relevant reference should be forwarded as follows: The Director: Human Resources Management and Development: Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X 9140, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or Physical address: 171 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3200. FOR ATTENTION : Mrs NIS Mbhele CLOSING DATE :

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Honoraria for SAJLIS reviewers 2017

Honoraria for SAJLIS reviewers (2017) It gives me great pleasure to announce that the following individuals have been selected for award of an honorarium for their reviewing for the South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science: Emeritus Professor Christine Stilwell (University of KwaZulu-Natal) Dr Lizette King (University of the Western Cape) Emeritus Associate Professor

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18th LIASA Annual Conference: Presenters: Clare Walker

Clare Walker has degrees from Wits, Cambridge and UNISA.  Her career in LIS has spanned almost 45 years, in public, special and academic libraries and teaching.  She retired as Wits Deputy University Librarian in 2010 and now holds an honorary research position. In 1990 Clare was appointed to a new social responsibility portfolio in the

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Vacancy: National Librarian-International Hotel School

NATIONAL LIBRARIAN   We are looking for a qualified National Librarian to join our dynamic Team. This position can be based either in Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg or Pretoria and will report directly to the Dean of the International Hotel School. Job Description. – Management of librarians, including recruitment and training. – National travel between

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Vacancy: Librarian-Rand Park High School

1 x Permanent Post School Librarian – Randpark   Job Title: 1 x Permanent Post School Librarian – Randpark Description RAND PARK HIGH SCHOOL HAS THE FOLLOWING VACANCY 1 x Permanent Post School Librarian (must also be a qualified teacher) *Starting 1 January 2018 Please send a short CV to rphs@randparkhigh.co.za. Closing date for applications is

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Vacancy: Research Coordinator-AFLIA

  ADVERTISEMENT FOR JOB VACANCY POSITION OF A RESEARCH COORDINATOR   Position :   RESEARCH COORDINATOR Location :   Africa Closing Date :  31st August 2017 Date of Assumption of Duty :  1st October 2017   The African Library and Information Associations and Institutions (AfLIA) requests applications for a full – time position of Research Coordinator in

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Vacancy: Audio-Visual Archivist-Cape Town

  Audio-Visual Archivist – e. Sat TV (Pty) Ltd            Location: Cape Town Reporting to the Operations Manager, Your key performance areas will include: Gather, organise and store all content (especially raw visuals) produced by eNews division in order to make these available to eMedia Investments, outside production houses and independent producers Select audio-visual material

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