The first draft of the 19th LIASA Annual Conference programme is now available.

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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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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Gauteng North Branch Seminar, 25 June 2015

View invitation – click here Theme:  “Libraries for development: action, integration and collaboration” Date: 25 June 2015 Time: 09:00 for 09:30 Venue: Auditorium, Research Commons, University of Pretoria Education Library, Groenkloof Campus, c/o George Storrar & Leyds Str. Cost: R100.00 (Members); R130.00 (Non-members)  PROGRAMME: 09:00 – 09:30 Registration 09:30 – 10:30 Keynote speaker: Ms Rejoice Mabudafhasi

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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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