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  • Library Carpentry workshops

    Posted on January 20, 2017

    Library Carpentry is made by librarians, for librarians, to help them:

  • ORCiD Launch

    Posted on January 20, 2017

    The ORCiD launch was held at the Library Auditorium on the 25th of October 2016

  • National Book Week competition during the month of September

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    South Africa commemorates National Book Week the first week of September every year. This initiative helps spread the love of books and reading to every corner of South Africa.

  • Donation of African Language Classics

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    Following up on a report published in the July/August/September issue of the Staff newsletter, entitled Donation from the National Library of South Africa, it can now be reported that the donated books have been cataloged and our holdings have been added to WorldCat.

  • Library services continue despite the library’s closure

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    The Library Circulation services are still continuing in spite of the library being closed to students because of protests.

  • DLS Year-End function 2016

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    The NAS&EBIT faculty library hosted the 2016 Year-End function at the Rag farm on Friday 25 November.

  • The 17th Annual LIASA Conference

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    The 17th Annual Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) conference was held in Durban from 10 to 14 October 2016 at the Durban International Convention Centre.

  • An engineering librarian with special skills

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    I know an information superhero! An information superhero for student engineers!

  • Reinventing African Libraries Conference

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    Reinventing African Libraries was the title of an informative conference hosted by the University of Johannesburg Libraries from 20 – 21 September 2016, on the sixth floor of their newly renovated Kingsway campus library.

  • SAMA 80th National Conference 1-3 November 2016

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    In the first week of November, the South African Museum’s Association (SAMA) held its 80th National Conference, at Diep in die Berg, Wapadrand.

  • Getting to know your colleagues

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    Here are a few questions we asked them to know them better:

  • Congratulations!

    Posted on January 19, 2017

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  • Farewell

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    We bid farewell to the following staff member ....

  • Staff birthdays: January - March

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    Happy birthday to the our colleagues who will celebrate their birthdays during the next 3 months.

  • University of Pretoria signs ORCiD agreement

    Posted on October 28, 2016

    The University of Pretoria is proud to announce that it is now an official ORCiD member. The University joins the list of 11 South African ORCiD members.

  • Celebrating National Book Week with African writers Yewande Omotoso and Sandile Memela

    Posted on September 15, 2016

    In celebration of National Book Week, the departments of English and Library Services at the University of Pretoria hosted an event titled: 'Meet your African writers: Yewande Omotoso and Sandile Memela'.

  • Meeting your African writer, Zoë Wicomb

    Posted on September 13, 2016

    The Department of English, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services, recently hosted an event titled: 'Meet your African writer: Zoë Wicomb'.

  • African authors share short stories at UP

    Posted on August 25, 2016

    Sowetan-born African writer and journalist Niq Mhlongo and African short story writer, novelist and professor in the Department of English at the University of Pretoria David Medalie, recently shared their literary works during an event held in the Library Auditorium on the University's Hatfield...

  • Meeting your African poets at UP

    Posted on August 12, 2016

    The Department of English, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services recently hosted an event titled: 'Meet your African poets: Dr Raphael d'Abdon and Phillippa Yaa de Villiers'.

  • Veterinary students on a mission to uplift veterinary education throughout Africa

    Posted on July 21, 2016

    Vet Books for Africa is a unique, student-run initiative that was established in 1993. The project's main aim is to distribute veterinary text books, journals and other educational tools to veterinary faculties in countries in southern and central Africa.

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