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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LIASA KwaZulu-Natal Branch AGM Notice, 26 August 2016

You are invited to the LIASA KwaZulu-Natal Branch Annual general Meeting. Date:      Friday 26 August 2016 Time:      08:30 – 12:30 Venue:   University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard College, EG Malherbe Library Our invited guest speaker is Mr Sibusiso Mbhele, Author, Radio Personality, Public Speaker, Business Coach and Businessman. The KwaZulu-Natal Librarian of the Year 2016

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LIASA Gauteng North & HELIG Infolit Day Invitation, 31 August 2016

Theme Building the InfoLit Bridge together in South Africa Guest Speakers  Ina Smith (ASSAf), Kabelo Nzima (University of Pretoria Libraries), Nelis Botha (Tshwane University of  Technology Libraries), Ingrid Thomson (University of Cape Town Libraries), Shirlene Neerputh (Durban University of Technology Libraries), Janine Lockhart (Cape Peninsula University of Technology), Nicolene Wessels (UNISA Libraries) Lorraine Grobler (UNISA

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LIASA Free State Branch AGM Notice, 24 August 2016

Dear Colleagues You are invited to the LIASA Free State Branch Annual General Meeting. Date:          Wednesday 24 August 2016 Time:          12:15 – 15:15 Venue:        Art Gallery, CUT FS Library (Bloemfontein Campus) Our invited guest speaker, Ms Anna Brown, is Project Manager: School Library Promotion, with the Directorate LTSM Policy Development and Innovation at the Department Basic

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South African Library and Information Trust Grants for Research and Development Projects 2017, closing date 31 October 2016

Applications for grants are invited. Read more about the Trust Grant – click here. The SALI Trust, established after the dissolution of the South African Institute for Librarianship and Information Science (SAILIS), has the following objectives: To promote the common interest of persons carrying on the profession or occupation of librarianship and information work within the

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