18th LIASA Annual Conference 2017 "Re-envisioning the role of Library and Information Services" Programme with presentations

SA Librarians' Day 2017

LIASAs anniversary, 10 July, was declared a special day dedicated to celebrate librarians. All LIS sectors are encouraged to celebrate the day in their special way.
The day is also used to raise awareness of the profession through various platforms, and the value added by librarians towards optimal access to relevant information, thus developing an informed nation.

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Industry Vacancies

The LIS is a dynamic environment, and so are the people working within this environment. One of the key reasons why people should consider changing jobs is to enhance their careers. At the same time, one needs to be constantly exposed to new environments, and also bring new perspectives to existing environments for innovation to occur.

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LIASA Professional Body Status

LIASA is the SAQA approved professional body for librarians in South Africa. Visit this page for answers to frequently asked questions.

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Invitation: HELIG Webinar on Library User Experience, 27th July 2015

User experience is everywhere. From your library’s website to the signage by the lifts, to the furniture –   everything contributes to the overall user experience of our patrons.    Every decision affects how people experience your library.    Join HELIG in a webinar with Aaron Schmidt and Amanda Etches, authors of the book “Useful, usable, desirable : applying user

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Workshop AV Collections for Non-Specialist Librarians, 18 August 2015

An IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section workshop.  When: 18 August 2015 Where: Waterfront Film Studios, 1 Port Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Speaker: Howard Besser (Director of New York University’s Moving Image Archiving & Preservation master’s degree program, and long-time library science professor, author, and speaker) will be the speaker during the workshop. Registration: Registration for IFLA

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Call for Articles – LIASA-in-Touch September 2015

You are invited to contribute to the September 2015 issue of LIASA-in-Touch. The due date for submission of articles is Friday 17 July 2015. We welcome articles on the following topics: LIASA Branch and Interest Group activities, especially the upcoming AGM’s and Annual Reports Youth Day programmes Letters to the Editor concerning the magazine and its

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Celebrate Women’s Month at the IFLA — Women, Information and Libraries SIG satellite meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, 11-12 August 2015

You are invited to come celebrate Women’s Month with UNISA Women’s Forum and IFLA Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group Theme: How can the Library and Information Services profession contribute to the post-2015 sustainable development goals related to women? When: 11 – 12 August 2015 Cost: R 900.00 per person (incl VAT) R 85.00 per

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NeDICC Research Data Management Workshop, 11 August 2015

About the workshop Funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. At the same time, data – funded with tax payers money – is increasingly required to be openly accessible for researchers to build on and for the wider research community to benefit

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North-West Branch Seminar, 30 June 2015

DATE: 30 June 2015 TIME: 10:30 VENUE: North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus Library, Building E7 “Libraries for Development: Action, Integration and Collaboration” SPEAKERS: Dr Moyo Mathew – Director NWU Library Services (Mafikeng Campus) Ms Sempe T – Director Library, Information & Archives (NW Dept. Culture, Arts & Traditional Affairs) *To be confirmed Ms Esterhuizen E – Director NWU Library

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Invitation: The Impact of research data management on the profile and standing of the University of Purdue

The Department of Library Services invites you to join us for this interesting presentation by Purdue’s Dean of Libraries, Prof James L. (Jim) Mullins. Purdue University Library is an international leader in the management of research data: https://www.lib.purdue.edu/researchdata Read more about Prof James L. (Jim) Mullins: https://www.lib.purdue.edu/about/deanoflibraries Date: Tuesday, 11 August 2015 Time: 09:30–11:00 Venue:

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