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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IFLA World Library and Information Congress: Call for Papers

The IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section invites proposals for papers for TWO sessions during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, 14-21 August 2015.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 12:15
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. Crain Soudien.
Soudien on Libraries and Revolution

It's crucial for the South African university to bring itself to acknowledge that there is "outstanding business, business that is not even on the agenda" in terms of excluded knowledge systems, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Crain Soudien argued in an address about how a university should position itself in the information age.

Publication Date:
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 09:45
Elizabeth Moll recieving her award for Best Academic Performance in the PGDipLIS 2014
Hard work pays off for top LIS students

Distinguished LISC students from the PGDip and Masters classes were recognised for their hard work and efforts this year at the annual LISC Prize Giving.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 14:15
JSTOR Launches Online Daily Magazine

"JSTOR Daily offers a fresh way for people to understand and contextualise their world. Our writers provide insight, commentary, and analysis of ideas, research, and current events, tapping into the rich scholarship on JSTOR, a digital library of more than 2,000 academic journals, dating back to the first volume ever published, along with thousands of monographs, and other material."

Publication Date:
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 09:30