Author Archives: LIASA

Vacancy: Head of Enterprise and Information Management

Job Title Head of Enterprise and Information Management Location Pretoria,ZA Organization Name Enterprise, Portfolio and Information Management Division Department Description Business Systems and Technology Department Brief Description The main purpose of this position is to provide leadership and strategic direction to the Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Section. This will ensure that people, processes and tools

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vacancy: Library Assistant

Library Assistant (George Campus) (Contract ending 30 June 2018)   Job Title Library Assistant (Contract post 1 Jul 2017 – 30 June 2018)   Campus/ Location:   George Campus of CPUT Department:              Cape Peninsula University of Technology – CPUT Libraries   Advert Closing Date: 09/06/2017   Please take note:  The person must be available to start

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Passover Greetings

Dear Colleagues The 11th of April 2017 heralds the start of one of the most important Jewish festivals: Passover or Pesach in Hebrew, and is considered one of the most important observances in Judaism which celebrates the exodus of the ancient Israelites from their slavery in Egypt. The “passing over” refers to the way in

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LIASA-in-Touch Editor

Dear LIASA colleagues We express our sincerest thanks to outgoing editor of the LIASA-in-Touch (LIT) magazine Ms Nohra Moerat, who has managed this key part of the Association’s communication infrastructure with great professionalism, attention to detail and the highest dedication. She brought to bear her professional experience as well as insights from her terms of

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IFLA World Library and Information Congress Participation Grants

IFLA World Library and Information Congress Participation Grants                  It is our great pleasure to announce that the IFLA World Library and Information Congress 2017 has made available funds to provide support for 20 delegates to attend IFLA WLIC 2017 by waiving their registration fee. Priority is given to those applicants: who are a first time

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Final Reminder: Call for Input (deadline 11 Jan 2017): Competency Framework: Librarian – Municipal Staff Regulations (Government Gazette no. 40293 of 23 Sep 2016)

Call for Input Due date: 11 January 2017 The Draft Guidelines for the Implementation of the Municipal Staff Regulations (Government Gazette no. 40293 of 23 Sep 2016), include a Competency Framework for the positions of Library Assistant, Librarian, Junior-, Senior- and Principal Librarians: http://www.gpwonline.co.za/Gazettes/Gazettes/40293_23-9_NationalGovernment.pdf) The competency frameworks are attached as Annexure A (as from page

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South African Book Fair 2017

Hot of the Press National Book Week (NBW) is the most recognized brand for reading promotion initiatives in the country, based on extensive market research into book reading in 2016*. Its primary aim is to promote reading to new, underserved markets. The South African Book Fair (SABF) will now be incorporated into NBW, leading to

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