Department of Library Services Newsletter - Issue 3 - 2017

01 September 2017
This newsletter is intended to convey the events and news of the Department of Library Services.

News and Events

Official opening of the newly upgraded Basic Medical Sciences and Dentistry Library
Storytelling employed as a tool to challenge stereotypes
Delron Buckley's visit to UP
UP talks water
A different approach to research with the UP Food Science Department and the DLS MakerSpace
Librarians’ Day video
South African Library Week competition winners announced
UP library receives generous donation of Encyclopedia of Buddhist Art
Bronwyn Law-Viljoen’s discussion of her first novel “The Printmaker”
Theology exhibitions in the Merensky 2 Library
Austrian Embassy again donated generously to UP Libraries on 10 May 2017
Tackling the challenges of youthhood
UP Open Day
Mandela Day at the Suurman Community Library, Hammanskraal, 18 July 2017


Librarians from Sub-Saharan Africa visits the Department of Library Services - 30 May 2017
External evaluation panel of the School of Information Technology - 31 May 2017
Staff members of the Merensky 2 Library hosted three interns from New York University - 2 August 2017
Visitors from the Universität Marburg and the University of Dortmund - 8 August 2017
Visitors from the UP Department of Information Science - 4 August 2017

Staff News

Staff Birthdays: September - December
Comrades Marathon Librarian at the O.R. Tambo Law Library
Slipper Day fun at the Merensky 2 Library
Addressing modern day challenges to stay pain free at work