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...


Saturday, 17 April 2021
Emerging scholar Andiswa Mfengu represents us at AfLIA

DKIS lecturer Andiswa Mfengu represented DKIS at the 3rd AfLIA Conference and African Summit in May, and was elected Vice-Chair of the LIT Section of AfLIA.

Publication Date:
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 - 12:15
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
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:
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 - 15:15