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

SALW 2017

South African Library Week 2017 is around the corner ...

SALW 2017 will be celebrated from 18 - 25 March 2017.

See what is happening around the country and share with us what you have planned for SALW 2017.

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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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Higher Education Libraries Interest Group Notice of Annual General Meeting, 19 June 2015

All are invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Library and Information Association of South Africa Higher Education Libraries Interest Group, which will take place as follows: Date: Friday, 19 June 2015 Time: 09:00-10:30 (please arrive at 08:45) Venue: http://webinarliasa.org.za/ (Requirements: good quality Internet, sound/speakers, microphone, webcam (optional)) Help tutorial to use LIASA Webinar:

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Interlending (IL) Interest Group Workshop, 2 July 2015

Date: 02 July 2015 Venue: National Library of South Africa (Auditorium 2nd Floor) Time: 9:00 – 13:00 Registration starts from 8:00. Programme Welcome by National Library of South Africa Draft Southern African ILL Code of Best Practice – Roselle Jansen van Vuuren  (National Library of South Africa) Challenges and Tricks of the Trade in ILL – Discussions – Freeman Zulu

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Eastern Cape Branch HELIG Workshop, 26 June 2015

You are cordially invited to a workshop hosted by the Higher Education Library Interest Group (HELIG) Eastern Cape Branch. The purpose of this workshop is to share knowledge on Libguides /Subject guides amongst Higher Education Institutions. Date: 26 June 2015 Time: 10:00 – 13:00 Venue: Rhodes University Xstrata training Room, Level 2 Cost: R30.00 for

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IFLA Satellite Conference: The Role of Libraries and Information Centers in Supporting National Development, 11-12 August 2015

The IFLA Social Science Libraries Standing Committee in collaboration with Namibia Information Workers Association, Namibia Library and Archives Services and Human Rights and Documentation Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Namibia, invites all delegates who submitted abstracts for papers and those who only want to attend and participate in a conference on the above theme.

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KwaZulu-Natal Branch Seminar, 12 June 2015

View the invitation by clicking here. Kindly be invited to the LIASA KZN Seminar that is scheduled for Friday 12 June 2015, 08:30 – 15:00 at Bessie Head Library Auditorium, PMB. This invitation is open to LIS workers, students and service providers across the KZN province. Kindly be requested to send your RSVP’s to the

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Mpumalanga Branch Seminar, 11 June 2015

You are kindly invited to the LIASA MP Seminar. Venue: Mzinti Community Hall (Nkomazi Municipal) Date: 11 June 2015 Time: 10:00 The invitation is extended to all library and information workers and service providers across Mpumalanga Province. Please send RSVP to the Chairperson Mr Cyphus Maluleka 073 306 0407 and the Chair-Elect Ms Kholo Sambo 072 240

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