You are invited to a meeting by LiSLIG Western Cape on “Connectivity – survival guide for the special library”, on 23 June 2015. Click here for more information.
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On 9 Feb. 2015 the President of LIASA – Segametsi Molawa (2014-2016) – announced the recognition of LIASA as a professional body and the registration of the professional designation, Professional Librarian. Annamarie Goosen, LIASA Office Manager, will be presenting a webinar and explain what it means, and what the implications of it will be for
Open Access benefits all – from children, learners, teachers, to students, researchers, lecturers, and the public in general. During this webinar you will be introduced to the basics of Open Access: What is Open Access, and how does it impact on me and my users? This webinar is presented in preparation of Open Access Week,
Masiphumelele Public Library (Cape Town, South Africa) presented a poster at the first-ever AfLIA conference, in Accra, Ghana
Masiphumelele Public Library (Cape Town, South Africa) presented a poster at the first-ever AfLIA conference, in Accra, Ghana, at the weekend. The poster shows how the library contributes to community development by supporting education of children and adults; and offering free ICT access, skills training and careers counselling for young job seekers. Over 150 librarians
The Library and Information Studies Centre at the University of Cape Town will shortly be offering master’s level courses in Digital Curation and Research Data Management that are ideal for persons and/or organisations seeking continuing professional development in these new skills areas. Kindly see attached advertisement for more details. Library and Information Studies Centre, University
Public library services around the world have reached the cross-roads. Collection formats and community needs continue to evolve at a rapid pace. Technology plays a major role providing people with access to information; bringing library staff out from behind the desk to engage with users and delivering programs and activities, to suit the local community.
The prize is awarded by the Danish Agency for Culture as a part of the Model Programme for Public Libraries with IT company Systematic as sponsor. Therefore the award is named ‘Systematic – Public Library of the Year Award’. The target group is public libraries, i.e. municipality libraries. Applications can be made by individual municipalities.
Please be informed that the LIASA National Annual General Meeting is going to be held on the 20th of August during the IFLA conference, between 10:45 and 12:45.
Dear Colleagues You are invited to contribute to the SEPTEMBER 2015 issue of LIASA-in-Touch. The due date for submission of articles is Friday 17 July 2015. We welcome articles on the following topics: LIASA Branch and Interest Group activities, especially the upcoming AGM’s and Annual Reports Letters to the Editor concerning the magazine and its
The Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) has signed the Statement against Elsevier’s sharing policy issued by the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) and the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). The statement that includes the organizational and personal signatories is found here. Read the LIASA Statement