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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Indexing Workshop by the Association of Southern African Indexers and Bibliographers, 29 June – 3 July 2015

Venue: Durban University of Technology – Riverside Library – Training laboratory, 19 Aberfeldy Road, Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg Time: 08:30-15:30 Price: R750 per day, including handouts, notebook, pen and folder Tea/coffee and lunch: R50 per day to be paid in cash to Karin Herbert on site Computers: No need to bring your own computer Bookings: You may

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Passing of Felix Ubogu on 4 June 2015

8 June 2015 The Library & Information Association of South Africa, LIASA is saddened to learn of the passing of Mr Felix Ubogu the Wits University’s Librarian on Thursday the 4th June 2015. LIASA would like to extend its heartfelt condolences to the family, friends, colleagues and the entire Library and Information Services (LIS) sector.

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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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