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IFLA World Library and Information Congress: Call for Papers
Monday, January 12, 2015 - 12:15

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.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor Prof. Crain Soudien.
Soudien on Libraries and Revolution
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 09:45

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.

Elizabeth Moll recieving her award for Best Academic Performance in the PGDipLIS 2014
Hard work pays off for top LIS students
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 14:15

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.

JSTOR Launches Online Daily Magazine
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 09:30

"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."

The UCT LISC stand at the LIASA Conference
LISC makes an impression at LIASA Conference 2014
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 16:15

LISC once again made an impression at the LIASA annual conference. Apart from being well represented by staff and students, we walked away with the Best Presentation and Best Student Presentation awards.

Loughborough visitors
LISC hosts colleagues from Loughborough (UK)
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 12:15

Visitors from the UK contribute to the vision of a Knowledge Management community of practice, to bridge the theory - practice divide.

Dr Crystal Powell
LISC gets NRF Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 17:30

LISC welcomes Dr Crystal Powell, a Post-doctoral Research Fellow from Social Anthropology.

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Digital Curation Master's course open to occasional students
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 16:00

This course at Master's level is the first of its kind in Africa. The blended learning format makes it ideal for students based outside of Cape Town or South Africa.

The course runs for 12 weeks, starting 25 July 2014.

Digital Curation Centre (UK) visits LISC.
Digital Curation Centre (UK) visits LISC
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 16:00

The Library and Information Studies Centre (LISC) had a privilege of hosting Ms Joy Davidson and Ms Sarah Jones from the Digital Curation Centre, UK for two days, 19th & 20 March 2014. 

From the Left to the right: Jeremiah, Mu-Izz and Glynnis.
LISC Student Wins Best Student Paper Award at LIASA 2013 Annual Conference
Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 11:00

Mu-Izz Hendricks, a PGDipLIS student from the Library and Information Studies Centre (UCT), won the Best Student Paper Award at the LIASA 2013 Annual Conference that was held in Cape Town, 7th -11th October 2013.