Please join us for the Gauteng North Information Literacy Day! All libraries welcome!

A reminder of the InfoLit Day – please see topics that will be addressed and make sure you attend!

Please RSVP by 24 August.

Please note: The afternoon session will focus on school teacher librarians.

EVENT: LIASA Gauteng North and HELIG Infolit Day
THEME: Building the InfoLit Bridge together in South Africa

Ina Smith ~ “Information literacy: a digital approach to address the needs of digital natives”
Nelis Botha ~ “The information literacy journey of Tshwane University of Technology: building academic bridges”
Kabelo Nzima ~ “Investigating the use of mobile information literacy training over traditional methods of training”
Ingrid Thomson ~ Discussion on InfoLit days from other branches and provinces.
Shirlene Neerputh ~ “Advancing Learning and transforming scholarship in higher education: KwaZulu-Natal Information Literacy perspective”
Janine Lockhart ~ “Information Literacy @ CPUT”
The afternoon session will focus on the School Teacher Librarians with the following topic: (it will also be hands-on) – we can only accommodate 35 people in this hands-on session
Nicoline Wessels ~ “ Real life experiences in setting up school libraries in townships”
Lorraine Grobler ~ An Overview of Open Educational Resources and Open Access for South African
School Teachers/Educators
* A LibGuide which teachers can work through from the comfort of their own workstations either at work or home with the following title:
( They will give a short demo of the LibGuide to the teachers)
* Open Educational Resources & Open Access for South African School Teachers. (All the resources linked are open, so there are no restrictions)

DATE: Wednesday, 31 August 2016
TIME: 08:00 for 08:30
VENUE: Auditorium, Merensky II Library, University of Pretoria, Lynnwood road, Hatfield

FEE: R100.00 LIASA members
R150.00 Non-LIASA members

Please register electronically: RSVP (click on the link)
Alternatively please send an e-mail to
(payment possible at venue -please register for catering purposes)
Please forward proof of payment to:
(Tel.: 012 420 4710)

Electronic transfer or direct deposit to the following account
First National Bank
Account holder: LIASA Gauteng North Branch
Account number: 62002935627
Branch Code: 251-445 (Church Square)

Gerda Ehlers
Gauteng North PRO (2014-2016)
On behalf of the Branch Executive Committee