MAIG is LIASA’s Marketing and Advocacy Interest Group. MAIG strives to unite library and information workers interested in marketing and advocacy and wants to exchange new ideas and experiences among members at national and regional workshops, meetings and conferences. The new MAIG Committee for 2016 – 2018 invites you to participate in this questionnaire by
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The LIASA President’s Awarded for the Best Branch is annually awarded to the Branch that has been most active, and played an active role in promoting the objectives of LIASA. This year the winners: Free State Branch The award for the most improved branch goes to the KwaZulu-Natal Branch.
The Librarian of the Year Award was announced during the Gala Dinner at the LIASA Conference on 13 October 2016. The Librarian of the Year is a role model for the Library and Information Services community and a person whose contributions make a lasting impact on the sector. This accolade is granted by peers in recognition
Congratulations to the newly elected LIASA Executive Committee! President: Mandla Ntombela President-Elect: Nikki Crowster PRO: Senovia Welman Treasurer: Danie Malan Secretary: Vacant The above results were announced during the LIASA AGM held on 13 October 2016. We are looking forward to them taking LIASA even further forward.
On 10 October 2016 a workshop was presented on librarians becoming digital citizens. This workshop formed part of the series of workshops presented as part of the 17th Annual LIASA Conference. Librarians from various sub-systems were introduced to a variety of online tools, including webinars using Big Blue Button, meetings and screen sharing using Google
It is with great pleasure that LIASA announces that the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) has made available a grant in support of the 17th LIASA Annual Conference. This grant will amongst others provide the opportunity to 36 library practitioners to attend the LIASA Annual Conference. You are invited to apply for a
Dear Colleagues You are now invited to contribute to the DECEMBER 2016 issue of LIASA-in-Touch. The due date for submission of articles is Friday 21 October 2016. We welcome articles on the following topics: LIASA Conference 2016 LIASA AGM Librarian of the Year 2016 LIASA Branch and Interest Group AGM’s Literacy Day programmes National Book
Dear Colleagues The burning of the UKZN Howard College Law Library (and so many others in our country) so upsetting. Please read one of many articles/see photos at http://www.iol.co.za/news/crime-courts/pics-fires-tear-gas-rubber-bullets-at-ukzn-2065269 Please think of Mrs Joyce Myeza (Campus Librarian, and former HELIG Chair (2012-2014) and HELIG Additional Member (2014-2016)) and colleagues in this difficult and challenging times,
NEW Notice iro election process for all National Interest Group Committees 2016 – 2018 LiASA members have been informed via a message on LIASAOnline that we will be re-opening the process for the nominations of National Interest Group Committees for LiASA. This call for nominations are for the following portfolios in all the LIASA National
NEW Notice iro election process for Office Bearers 2016 – 2018 LiASA members have been informed via a message on LIASAonline that we will be re-opening the process for the nomination of Office Bearers for LiASA. Hopefully this will give eligible members an opportunity to consider standing for one of the available Office Bearer positions,