The Reference & Information Services Section (RISS) 2015 Satellite Meeting will be held in Gaborone, Botswana from August 11th-13th. The RISS Satellite meeting provides an exciting international forum which addresses all aspects of reference work in all types of libraries. The Gaborone meeting will address the ways in which reference and information services can help connect
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During the AfLIA 2015: Annual General Meeting, 02 June 2015, the following were elected as Section Chairpersons, who will now also sit on the AfLIA General Council: Academic/Special Libraries – Ujala Satgoor National Associations – Segametsi Molawa National Libraries – Rocky Ralebipi-Simela Public & Community Libraries – Mandla Ntombela LIASA – as one of the
LIASAs Centre for Information Career Development (CiCD) is pleased to announce the following training sessions: 22 June 2015: The Internet and Microsoft Outlook 2010 Essentials 30 June 2015: Marketing Skills for Librarians 03 July 2015: The Principles of Management and Leadership for Librarians Venue: The Villas Hotel and Conference Centre, Pretoria Fees: LIASA Members
Visit the new LIASA Web. See Training & Development >> Industry Vacancies. All library/information/knowledge related positions welcome!
Conference Theme: Digital Transformation and the changing role of Libraries and Information. Centres in the sustainable development of Africa Sub Themes: Emerging technologies and their role (Big data, Cloud computing, Mobile applications, Semantic web, Text mining, Next generation web services etc.) Issues of Digital Rights Management and Intellectual Property Rights E-infrastructure development for sustainable development E-governance, E- Agriculture,
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.
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