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2018 LIASA Elections

2018 is an election year. If you have paid your LIASA membership fees by 31 May 2018, please confirm that your name is on the Voters' Roll.

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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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Webinar on ORCID for Researchers and Librarians at SA Higher Education Institutions

Please also share with your researchers. The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) would like to invite all researchers/authors/editors/publishers and other role players within the scholarly journal/research community to the following webinars, to be presented online via the Internet. Title: ORCID (digital researcher ID) for Authors, Editors and Publishers within a South African scholarly

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KwaZulu-Natal Annual General Meeting, 31 July 2015

View printer-friendly version and programme You are all invited to KZN LIASA Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held as follows: DATE : FRIDAY 31 JULY 2015 VENUE : University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College, EG Malherbe Library TIME : 09:00 – 13:00 Guest Speaker: Ms. Segametsi Molawa (LIASA President) – LIASA Professional Status and

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IFLA Digitisation Workshop, 12 August 2015

The IFLA News Media Section is pleased to announce a digitisation workshop planned for 12 August in Pretoria. Venue: Mongena Game Lodge (Dinokeng Game Reserve) Registration fee: R 420 This workshop will provide a foundation for librarians who must decide what technologies and digital formats to use for their current or future digitisation projects and programmes.

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Happy Librarian’s Day! – 10 July 2015

Wishing all SA Librarian’s a wonderful day! Thank you for your commitment, dedication, enthusiasm and all other things that make you very special! Read the information document and media advisory on SA Librarian’s Day, which were shared with all LIASA Chairs.

Gauteng North Annual General Meeting, 17 July 2015

View printer friendly invitation As part of our annual Mandela Day project we will visit the Paediatric Oncology Unit at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital after the meeting. Please bring along one of the following items to donate to the children: List for the children; small food parcels to take home, for e.g. Peanut butter Baked beans Butter

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Media Advisory on SA Librarians’ Day, 10 July 2015

Click here for printer friendly version.  The Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) is celebrating SOUTH AFRICAN LIBRARIANS’ DAY on 10 July 2015. Librarianship is a dynamic profession and is a key contributor to the development of citizens and their communities. It speaks to the intrinsic requirement of building an informed and knowledgeable

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Best LIASA Branch Award Nominations 2015

All Branch Chairs are invited to submit their annual reports, which is part of the nomination process for the President’s Award for the Best Branch. Please submit your reports by 17 July 2015 to: Zuki Maya Tel.: +27(0)40 602 2541/2612 or +27(0)83 539 6024 Email: or Click here to access the Branch Report Template.

UCT 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 advertisement for more details. Library and Information Studies Centre, University of

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