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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Now published! South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science Issue 82(1)

The South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science would like to announce the publication of its 2016 mid-year issue. Papers may be accessed at http://sajlis.journals.ac.za.  Congratulations to the authors and gratitude to the reviewers for making this issue possible. This  issue includes contributions covering academic libraries, public libraries and information and knowledge dissemination strategies

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Call for Volunteers at the LIASA Annual Conference

A cohort of 30 volunteers is needed for this conference and LIASA is calling for applications from interested LIASA members to serve as volunteers during this time. Complete the online application form (no paper application forms will be available). Closing date: 07 September 2016 Terms and conditions: Travel to and accommodation arrangements in Durban and

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From the President: LIASA Professional Body National Board

Dear Colleagues Taking a painstaking approach to this critical matter, the LIASA EXCO spent time on developing the guidelines for a Professional Body (PB) Board and, finalised  these after extensive consultation with relevant stakeholders and, endorsement by the LIASA Representative Council.  Invitations, following the terms of reference, went out to: The immediate past president to

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LIASA Annual General Meeting Notice, 13 October 2016

Notice is hereby given of the LIASA Annual General Meeting which will be held as follows: Date: Thursday, 13 October 2016 Time: 10:00 – 13:00 Venue: Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) Apologies & Proxies  According to Article 9.3 of the Constitution, members who are unable to attend the AGM, may mandate other members to vote

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