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Library and Information Studies Centre 75 years Commemoration Conference.
LISC75 Conference
In 2014, UCT's own Library and Information Studies Centre (LISC) celebrates 75 years as an academic department. To mark the anniversary, LISC will be hosting a two-day conference that will feature some of the leading scholars from a range of...

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Friday, 20 April 2018
LIS competency index: a first for the higher education sector in SA

The publication of the LIS competency index by Jaya Raju is the outcome of an NRF-funded project aimed at developing a national LIS professional competency index for the higher education sector in South Africa.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 09:45
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Digital Curation students engage productively with controversy

LIS students were this year given the task of re-curating the sculpture Saartjie Baartman by Willie Bester that currently occupies the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library at UCT. The result is a virtual space that directly confronts issues of curation and those of the digital realm, bringing the students themselves (and hopefully consumers of the virtual exhibition) into dialogue with social realities as well as with the constraints and affordances of the virtual media.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 15:30
Deon Kesting
In Memoriam: First Library School Chair Deon Kesting

LISC mourns the passing of Emeritus Professor Deon Kesting, who held the first Chair of Librarianship at the University of Cape Town,

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 15:15
Dr Connie Bitso presenting at SCECSAL XXII
Dr Connie Bitso at SCECSAL XXII

Dr Connie Bitso presented a plenary paper – Using WhatsApp to sustain functional school libraries in Khayelitsha  at the 22nd Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Library and Information Associations (SCECSAL XXII) at the Royal Swazi Sun, eZulwini, Swaziland, 25 -29 April 2016.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 07:30

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