LIASA-in-Touch, the official mouthpiece of the Association, is a full colour A4 magazine published quarterly and currently reaching approximately 1 600 institutional and individual members. LIASA members work in all types of libraries across South Africa, including school and public libraries, higher education institutions, NGO resource centres, government departments and the private sector. In addition, the magazine is distributed to Library Associations in Africa and abroad, international partners and donors, and local, provincial and national government officials and politicians.

Every issue has a particular focus such as LIASA Branch activities, general news from libraries in South Africa, updates on LIASA projects and programmes, the annual SA Library Week celebrations, the Annual Conference and Open Access Week.

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Only selected issues are online and available as open access.

The complete latest issue will be uploaded approximately 6 months after the print edition was published.

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LIASA invites all providers of services to libraries as well as vendors of library equipment to use the opportunity of advertising in LIASA-in-Touch, the official magazine of the Association. For all inquiries, please contact the Editor.

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The editorial board welcomes articles from the Library and Information Science community. The deadline for articles is approximately  6 weeks prior to the month of publication.


Nohra Moerat


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