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...


Sunday, 21 April 2019
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
LISC bursars 2018
LISC bursaries for 2018 awarded

The Library and Information Studies Centre is proud to have been able to award Spilhaus and Buyskes bursaries to four promising students registered for the Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies.

Publication Date:
Mon, 07 May 2018 - 17:15
Snapshot of website
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:
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 15:30