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

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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Vacancy: Senior Lecturer/ Lecturer- University of Fort Hare

University of Fort Hare FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER: LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE Alice Campus (Ref No: S093) Senior Lecturer: R 537 636 – R 668 851 per annum (All-inclusive package) Lecturer: R 435 051 – R 540 620 per annum (All-inclusive package) RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Teach in almost all areas

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Vacancy: Librarian- Centurus Schools Southdowns Preparatory

The ADvTECH Schools Division leads the private sector in the field of education, contributing meaningfully towards the sustainable development of human capacity in South Africa. We seek to make the following appointment at Centurus Schools – Southdowns Preparatory Librarian – Grade 1 – 7 (2018) Reporting To: The Principal. Qualification: Minimum requirement is a recognised

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Vacancy: Librarian

The ADvTECH Schools Division leads the private sector in the field of education, contributing meaningfully towards the sustainable development of human capacity in South Africa. We seek to make the following appointment at Centurus Schools – Southdowns Preparatory Librarian – Grade 1 – 7 (2018) Reporting To: The Principal. Qualification: Minimum requirement is a recognised

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Vacancy: Literacy Mentor

Nal’ibali: Literacy Mentor Wednesday 31 May, 2017 – 14:12 The Nal’ibali Trust Opportunity closing date: Monday, 12 June, 2017 Opportunity type: Employment Nal’ibali is a national reading-for-enjoyment campaign which aims to spark children’s potential through storytelling & reading. We are looking for motivated individuals with a passion for literacy to join us in this wave

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Vacancy: Library Project Coordinator

4 X LIBRARY PROJECT COORDINATOR positions:   Contract position for 12 months – Up to R28,000.00 CTC Per Month  To commence employment before 1 August 2017 KwaZulu-Natal & Eastern Cape Regions Free State & North West Regions Gauteng, Mpumalanga & Limpopo Regions Northern Cape & Western Cape Regions Relevant Degree / Diploma in Public Administration majoring in

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Vacancy: Head of Enterprise and Information Management

Job Title Head of Enterprise and Information Management Location Pretoria,ZA Organization Name Enterprise, Portfolio and Information Management Division Department Description Business Systems and Technology Department Brief Description The main purpose of this position is to provide leadership and strategic direction to the Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Section. This will ensure that people, processes and tools

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vacancy: Library Assistant

Library Assistant (George Campus) (Contract ending 30 June 2018)   Job Title Library Assistant (Contract post 1 Jul 2017 – 30 June 2018)   Campus/ Location:   George Campus of CPUT Department:              Cape Peninsula University of Technology – CPUT Libraries   Advert Closing Date: 09/06/2017   Please take note:  The person must be available to start

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Passover Greetings

Dear Colleagues The 11th of April 2017 heralds the start of one of the most important Jewish festivals: Passover or Pesach in Hebrew, and is considered one of the most important observances in Judaism which celebrates the exodus of the ancient Israelites from their slavery in Egypt. The “passing over” refers to the way in

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LIASA-in-Touch Editor

Dear LIASA colleagues We express our sincerest thanks to outgoing editor of the LIASA-in-Touch (LIT) magazine Ms Nohra Moerat, who has managed this key part of the Association’s communication infrastructure with great professionalism, attention to detail and the highest dedication. She brought to bear her professional experience as well as insights from her terms of

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