Author Archives: LIASA

IFLA Reference and Information Services Section (RISS) 2015 Satellite Meeting, 11-13 Aug. 2015

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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Congratulations to AfLIA Elected Chairpersons from SA!

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

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SCECSAL 2016 Call for Papers

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,

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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

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Occasional Courses for 2015 (Digital Curation and Research Data Management)

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

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