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...


Monday, 6 July 2020
DKIS: New name, same passion for information

In January 2019 our department changed its name from Library & Information Studies Centre (LISC) to Department of Knowledge & Information Stewardship (DKIS).

Publication Date:
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 - 13:45
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:
Mon, 22 May 2017 - 09:45
Congratulations to Jaya Raju on her promotion to professor

Our beloved and much-respected Head of Department, Jaya Raju, has been appointed full professor. This achievement comes on the back of our full integration into the Faculty of Humanities at the beginning of 2019 and signals great things to come.

Publication Date:
Wed, 16 Oct 2019 - 15:45
2019 DKIS bursary winners
Our Buyskes and Spilhaus bursary award winners 2019

The Department of Knowledge and Information Stewardship awarded Hilda Buyskes bursaries to five deserving students registered for the Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies (PGDipLIS) for 2019. The students – pictured here – are all studying full time. Bursaries are awarded on the basis of merit, need and commitment to the LIS discipline.

Publication Date:
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 - 11:00