Tuesday 03 October 2017


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Session Newcomers and New Members

Session Chair: Annamarie Goosen

Session LIASA: 20 Years
Chair: Mandla Ntombela

Growing older with LIASA: a microcosm of radical transformation
Speaker: Clare Walker

Session Session Chairs Briefing
Chair: Naomi Haasbroek

LIASA’s Highlights and Achievements from the LIASA Past Presidents

Speaker: Ms Naomi Haasbroek
Speaker: Ms Ujala Satgoor
Speaker: Ms Segametsi Molawa

Session Challenges to be met by South African LIS policy 
LIS Policy Technical Team

Session Changing Technology
Chair: Buhle Mbambo-Thata

Library Services to distance education students: dealing with the challenges.
Speaker: Martha van der Walt

Distance student’s readiness for an online information literacy programme: UNISA School of Accountancy as a case study
Speaker: Legobole Rantlha

Honing a digital solution for a digital generation: taking the next step – a case study
Speaker: Brenda van Wyk

Session  Changing Faces
Chair: Robert Pearce

Knowledge and skills competencies for humanities librarians supporting postgraduate students
Speaker: Glynnis Johnson

In pursuit of excellence: improving the effectiveness of shared leadership at the UFS LIS
Speakers: Annamarie du Preez, Jeannet Molopyane,

User satisfaction and adequacy of selected book collection at the University of the Free State Library
Speakers: Kegomodicwe Phuti, Mariechen Praekelt

Session Legal Deposit
Chair: Francois Hendrikz

In praise of our (LIS) ancestors: Legal Deposit and Library Mandate
Francois Hendrikse

Session NLSA: LIS Transformation Charter Projects

Session  Changing Faces
Chair: Rachel More

Academic integration of libraries at Universities of Technology in South Africa
Shirlene Neerputh

The engaged and embedded librarian: creating a healthy future with UKZN students and academics based at the KwaZulu-Natal hospitals
Praba Naidoo,
Eric Mchunu

Embedding library training into the Research Methodology module of programmes: a case study at the University of the Free State
Speakers: Kegomodicwe Phuti, Wellington Sotu

Session Changing Spaces
Laddy McKechnie

An analysis of Interlending services: a case study of the North West University
Speaker: Siviwe Bangani

Impact of the re-envisioned academic library on Interlibrary Loan services: the case of the Department of Library Services, University of Pretoria
Speaker: Maria Mtsweni, Matile Mahlangu

Setting sail into unchartered waters
Speaker: Unathi Solora, Brenda van Wyk

Session MAIG Lightning Round
Chair: Elsabe Olivier

Experiences, lessons, methods, tools, and strategies and results of one of your most successful marketing campaign or outreach activities are shared. Presentations will showcase the best practices while providing practical tips and takeaways that can be immediately applied to any library’s communication and marketing efforts.

Venue: Serengeti Lapa

Welcome cocktail, Exhibition opening and Introduction of the Librarian of the Year finalists
Programme Director:Nikki Crowster

Opening of the exhibition
Introduction of the Branch Librarians of the Year