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.
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.
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 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."
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.
Visitors from the UK contribute to the vision of a Knowledge Management community of practice, to bridge the theory - practice divide.
LISC welcomes Dr Crystal Powell, a Post-doctoral Research Fellow from Social Anthropology.
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.
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.