View copies of the presentations made at the 19th LIASA Annual Conference, held in Cape Town from 08 to 12 October 2018.

Designation: Professional Librarian

The designation, Professional Librarian was awarded on 12 October 2018 in Cape Town to those people working in the LIS sector and who met the criteria. The names of the Professional Librarians listed here ...

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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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Celebrate Women’s Month at the IFLA — Women, Information and Libraries SIG satellite meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, 11-12 August 2015

You are invited to come celebrate Women’s Month with UNISA Women’s Forum and IFLA Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group Theme: How can the Library and Information Services profession contribute to the post-2015 sustainable development goals related to women? When: 11 – 12 August 2015 Cost: R 900.00 per person (incl VAT) R 85.00 per

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NeDICC Research Data Management Workshop, 11 August 2015

About the workshop Funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. At the same time, data – funded with tax payers money – is increasingly required to be openly accessible for researchers to build on and for the wider research community to benefit

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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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