May Seminar 2016 The Library Ecosystem: Maximising the collaboration and access to information for the marginalised LIS sub-sectors

Confirmation of the LIASA Voters' Roll

2016 is an election year for LIASA.

The first draft of the Voters' Roll was uploaded to this website. Confirm that you are 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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Reminder: 2 days to register & pay for LIASA membership

Dear Colleagues *Please also share with others within your organization, not LIASA members yet. Apologies for cross-posting.*  The LIASA Voter’s Role closes on 31 May 2016. If you want to be part of LIASA HELIG, influence the direction the profession is moving in, implement new trends, assist and guide others, learn from others, grow your

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CHELSA elects Executive Committee Members for 2016-2018

Dear Colleagues At the Annual General Meeting of the Committee for Higher Education Libraries of South Africa (CHELSA) held on 13 May 2016, the following persons were elected to the Executive Committee for the 2016-2018 term: Chair: Ms Lucille Webster (Durban University of Technology) Chair-Elect: Ms Ujala Satgoor (Rhodes University) Secretary: Dr Mathew Moyo (North

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LIASA North-West Branch May Seminar, 8 June 2016

You are invited to the May Seminar, presented by LIASA North-West Branch. Theme: “Exploring the role of technology in support of the ecosystem” by Ina Smith Date: 8 June 2016 Time: 10:30 – 13:00 Venue: Laerskool Rustenburg LIASA Members: R 40-00 Non-LIASA Members: R 60-00a Please register by 7 June 2016 – click here to register.

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LIASA Gauteng North Branch Seminar, 27 May 2016

EVENT: LIASA Gauteng North Branch Seminar THEME: The Library Ecosystem: Maximising the collaboration and access to information for the marginalised LIS sub-sectors OBJECTIVES: Raise awareness of the LIS Transformation Charter Explore strategies for implementation of the ecosystem approach proposed in the  Charter Ensure implementation of priority recommendations from the Transformation Charter by the LIS sector Distinguished speakers:  Mr John Tsebe

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LIASA ILLIG Interlending Workshop, 27 May 2016

Date: Friday, 27 May 2016 Venue: National Library of South Africa (Auditorium 2nd Floor), Pretoria Time: 9:00 – 13:00 Registration starts from 8:00. Programme:        Welcome by National Library of South Africa        “The increasing Demand for Immediacy on Interlending services” – Jenny Raubenheimer (formerly UNISA)        “IFM matters & the impact of cataloguing on ILL” –

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LIASA Free State Branch May Seminar on “Research and Writing: Probing people to write”, 18 May 2016

Click here for more information (pdf) You are hereby invited to the annual Branch Seminar: When: Wednesday 18 May 2016 Time: 11:30 Where: Conference Hall, UFS South Campus Theme: Research and writing: probing people to write At registration you can enjoy tea/coffee and after the formal program lunch will be served. Costs for LIASA Members: R35   (to be paid

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LIASA Gauteng South Branch May Seminar, 31 May 2016

Click here for more information (pdf)  You are invited to the LIASA Gauteng South Branch Seminar: Theme: Defining the role of technology in support of the ecosystem approach Speaker: Ina Smith (LIASA Exco ICT Development & HEILIG Chairperson; Academy of Science of South Africa) Address: Goethe-Institut South Africa, 119 Jan Smuts Ave (Click here to view on Google Maps) Entrance on

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LIASA Limpopo Branch May Seminar, 23-24 June 2016

LIASA Limpopo Branch cordially invites LIASA members and non-members to a 2-day May Seminar which will be held as follows: Dates: 23-24 June 2016 Venue: Library Auditorium, Library Gardens, Polokwane Theme: The Library Ecosystem: Maximising the Collaboration and Access to Information for the Marginalised LIS Sub-sectors Time: 09:00 – 16:00   Please RSVP by Friday

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