University Of Pretoria Library (June 1988-December 2018): Deputy Director: Strategic Innovation
University Of South Africa (Jan 1987-May 1988): Lecturer, Department Of Information Science
Sa Defence Force, Directorate Of Information Service (1977-1986): Information Manager
*University Of Pretoria (2010-2017) Lecturer, Carnegie M.It, Department Of Information Science
*University Of Pretoria (2014-2017) Lecturer, Carnegie Cpd, Department Of Information Science
D Phil (An interdisciplinary doctorate in Information Science, with a co-supervisor specialising in Industrial and Organisational Psychology): The creative and innovative university library (Afrikaans). Three theoretical variables were studied, namely organisational structure, organisational climate and culture, and the personality of individuals in organisations. The empirical study examines the possible relationship between the degree of creativity and innovation of university libraries and the organiational climate. (University of Pretoria - 1994) https://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/66338
M.Ed (Computer-Assisted Education): Modules - evaluation of CAE programs; learning theory; modalities of technology; education essence; instructional design and development; systems and tools for CBT authors; instructional technology for adult learning; implementation and management of CAE; instructional television. Thesis - Design of a web portal for academicshttps://repository.up.ac.za/handle/2263/23333 (Afrikaans) With distinction (Academic honorary colours) (University of Pretoria, 2001)
B.Bibl (Hons) (University of Johannesburg - 1979)
B.Bibl (Ed) (University of Johannesburg - 1976)
Balanced Scorecard implementation
Research Data Management (RDM)
Digital Scholarship Centre
UP Portal (initially meant to be an academic portal)
Library and UP competency- based management system
Institutional and data repositories
Web design training for Information Specialists
Open science / research
VRE’s / Academic portal
Study leader and external examiner of Master and Doctorate theses and dissertations
Reviewer of conference abstracts and academic articles
Lecturer UP-Carnegie M.IT and CPD courses*
Creative & innovative
Ability to identify, (re)conceptualise and implement new ideas
Strategic management and leadership
P.C. Coetzee award for advanced research in Library and Information Science, University of Pretoria
Literati Club Awards for Excellence 2000: Highly Commended Author Award for the article "Organisational transformation at an academic information service" Library Management, vol. 20, issue 5, 1999 (MCB University Press)
Chief of the Defence Force recommendation medal
Best student of the Southern Transvaal branch of the South African Institute for Librarianship and Information Science
Mushi, G.E., Pienaar, H., van Deventer, M. 2020. Identifying and Implementing Relevant Research Data Management Services for the Library at the University of Dodoma, Tanzania. Data Science Journal, 19:1, pp. 1-9, DOI: https://doi.org/105334/dsi-2020-001
Pienaar, H. 1995. Kreatiewe en innoverende universiteitsbiblioteke.South African Journal of Library and Information Science, September 1995, 63(3):107-113.
Pienaar, H., Nieuwoudt, B.A., van der Walt, A.J. 1993. Akademiese werkstasie aan die Universiteit van Pretoria: bekendstelling van die konsep. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, December 1993, 61(4):149-154.
Boon, J.A., de Bruin, H., Pienaar, H. 1992. Nasionale inligtingstelsel vir lopende navorsing in Suid-Afrika. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, March 1992, 60(1):10-18.
Pienaar, H. 1991. Geïntegreerde persoonlik akademiese inligtingstelsel: 'n verkennende studie. South African Journal of Library and Information Science, March 1991, 59(1):109-128.
Pienaar, H. 1991. Inligtingkundigheid in 'n geïntegreerde akademiese inligtingstelsel. Mousaion, 3(9):109-128.
Boon, J.A., Pienaar, H. 1989. Some ideas on the microcomputer and the information/knowledge workstation. Microcomputers for Information Management, June 1989, 6(2):113-122
Academic Papers / Presentations
Pienaar, H. 2021. Society 5.0 – an introduction (humanity and technology in harmony). Guest lecture to M.IT students, 13 September 2021, Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria, Pretoria. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.231701.76001. https://www.slideshare.net/heila1/society-5
Pienaar, H., van Deventer, M. 2019. Investigating RDM activities in Africa-a review of research conducted by UP-Carnegie M.IT students. NICIS DIRISA research data workshop. 2-4 July 2019, Pretoria NRDW2019_Proceedings_DIRISA-WebPublication-Final.pdf
Pienaar, H. 2017. What infrastructure is necessary for successful research data management (RDM) at universities? CHPC National Conference, DIRISA session, 6 December 2017, Pretoria, South Africa. http://hdl.handle.net/2263/63455
Van Deventer, M.J. & Pienaar, H. 2012. Employing the Moodle Platform as a VRE Tool while Teaching eResearch Skills to Masters and PhD Students. 4th International Conference on Education Technology and Computer (ICETC 2012). Cape Town.
Penzhorn, C. & Pienaar, H. 2009. The Academic Library as Partner in Support of Scholarship. In I. Gibson et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (pp. 2930-2935). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. http://www.editlib.org/noaccess/31085
Van Deventer, M., Pienaar, H., Morris, J, Ngcete, Z. 2009. Virtual research environments: learning gained from a situation and needs analysis for malaria researchers. African Digital Scholarship and Curation Conference. Pretoria. 12-14 May 2009. http://www.library.up.ac.za/digi/programme.htm
Van Deventer, M., Pienaar, H. Advance & attack: technology demonstrator to the rescue …and beyond. International Internet Librarian 2008 conference. London. 16-17 October 2008. https://www.up.ac.za/dspace/handle/2263/7878
Pienaar, H. Development and implementation of an e-Information Strategy for an academic library. Libraries & Information Management Forum 2008, Hilton Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa. 21-22 August 2008. http://hdl.handle.net/2263/6721
Pienaar, H. Digital Scholarship and the role of the university library. Ninth Southern African Online Information Meeting. CSIR Conference Centre, Pretoria. 3-5 June 2008. http://hdl.handle.net/2263/5830
Bothma, T., Pienaar, H., Hammes, M. Towards open scholarship at the University of Pretoria.16th BOBCATSSS Symposium 2008 – Providing Access to Information for Everyone. Zadar, Croatia, 28-30 January 2008. https://www.up.ac.za/dspace//handle/2263/4893
Pienaar, H. Digital Scholarship and the role of the university library. Digital Scholarship Conference on the Theme: "Cutting Edge Digital Scholarship in the New Millennium: Strategies, Prospects and Challenges for University of Botswana", Gaborone, Botswana , 12-13 December 2007 (keynote address). https://www.up.ac.za/dspace/handle/2263/4133
Pienaar, H., van Deventer, M.J. Investigating the need for a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) for Malaria research in the South African context. South African Malaria Initiative (SAMI) workshop, Rustenburg, 3-5 December 2007.
Pienaar, H. Strategic issues of concern to libraries in Southern Africa & the future of integrated library systems: resources scenario. Innovative Library Director’s Symposium for Southern Africa, Pretoria, 14 November 2007. https://www.up.ac.za/dspace/handle/2263/3
Pienaar, H., Smith, I. Development of a Library 2.0 service model for an African library. World Library and Information Congress (WLIC): 73rd IFLA General Conference and Council, Durban, 21 August 2007. https://www.up.ac.za/dspace/handle/2263/3335
Smith, I., Pienaar, H. Adapt or die: energizing library staff and academics through the development of digital repositories. World Library and Information Congress (WLIC): 73rd IFLA General Conference and Council, Durban, 21 August 2007. https://www.up.ac.za/dspace/handle/2263/3325
Pienaar, H., van Deventer, M.J. Capturing knowledge in institutional repositories ... playing leapfrog with giraffes. Knowledge Management pre-conference workshop at the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC): 73rd IFLA General Conference and Council, Durban, 17 August 2007. https://www.up.ac.za/dspace/handle/2263/3441
Van Deventer, M.J., Pienaar, H. Investigating the need for a virtual research environment (VRE) for malaria research in SA. CODATA workshop for data sources for sustainable development in SADC, NRF, Pretoria, 14-15 May 2007.
Pienaar, H, Pretorius. J. What can a real research portal offer Research South Africa. Gaelic Symposium 2005: The eServices environment: changing to a higher gear, Pretoria, Suid-Afrika, 9-10 Mei 2005. https://www.up.ac.za/dspace/handle/2263/1350
Pienaar, H., Conradie, F. Design and development of a portal for academics. 6th Southern African Online Information Meeting, Kempton Park, South Africa, 19-21 June 2001. (PowerPoint version)
Pienaar, H., Penzhorn, C.E. Innovative implementation of the Balanced Scorecard in an academic information service. 3rd Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services, Northumberland, England, 27-31 August 1999. (Proceedings of the 3rd Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services "Value and Impact", School of Information Studies, University of Northumbria at Newcastle: 235-238)
Gerryts, E.D., Pienaar, H. The key to the new library. Conference of the International Association of Technological University Libraries (IATUL), Chania, Greece, 17-21 May, 1999.
Pienaar, H., Russell, M.R., Roets, Y., Kriel, H. Launching transformation at the Academic Information Service, University of Pretoria. Conference of the International Association of Technological University Libraries (IATUL), Pretoria, South Africa, 1-5 June 1998.
De Bruin, H., Roets, Y., Pienaar, H. An holistic view of information management at South African universities. CITTE conference, Cape Town, South Africa, April 1996.