LIASA Mpumalanga Branch Meeting & Workshop, 7 June 2016

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Open Access: Presented by Mr R Pearce

(Director: Library and Information Services – Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University)


We are pleased to invite you to a Branch Meeting and Workshop, organized by the LIASA Mpumalanga Committee. The details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday 7 June 2016

Venue: Gert Sibande District Municipality in Ermelo

Time: 12h00 – 14h00

Registration starts from 11hoo


  •  Welcome by Mrs K Sambo (Branch Chair Elect)
  •  Open Access and what it entails
  • Open Educational Resources (OER)
  • Signing of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access
  • Writing an Open Access Policy
  • Starting and Institutional Repository – Terms of Reference
  • Statement on Open Access to Research Publications from the National Research Foundation (NRF) – Funded Research
  • Closure

Cost: R120 LIASA Members; R150 Non LIASA Members. Payment must be made in advance.

RSVP by Friday 03 June 2016 together with proof of payment and LIASA membership number to Gizelle Kirkman

Tel: 013 249 7390 / 071 380 7887


Banking details
ABSA  Bank
Account holder: Library and Information Association of South Africa
Account number: 9266859204
Branch Code: Middelburg 334350

Please use your name and membership number as reference.

We look forward to seeing you.

Best regards,

Mrs K Sambo (Deputy Chair person)