Webinar invitation: The Library: a wealth of online information and support

Posted on September 18, 2020

6 October 2020


The Department of Library Services at the University of Pretoria cordially invites you to an information session covering the various products and services that the Library offers.  This webinar will include information specialists’ services and products, support for e-book and prescribed book requests, as well as teaching and learning support with fully online and hybrid training.  A fifteen-minute question and answer session with a panel of library experts will conclude the session.

Theme: The Library:  a wealth of online information and support

Date: Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Time: 10:00 – 11:00

Place: Webinar via Blackboard

Moderator: Ms Anna Siwela (Deputy Director:  Academic Support)

Target audience: All UP Academic staff and instructional designers

Registration: Please click HERE

Enquiries: [email protected]


10:00-10:05:  Welcome by Ms Anna Siwela (Deputy Director: Academic Support)        

10:05-10:20:  The role of the information specialist in a blended teaching and learning environment by Ms Lesego Makhafola (Information Specialist: School of Engineering)

10:20-10:30:  Acquisitions and E-Resources: Treasures and Tribulations by Mr Martiz Visser (Systems Analyst: Electronic Resources License Administrator).

10:30-10:40:  How the library enhances teaching, learning and research through training by Mrs Gerda Ehlers (Information Specialist) and Mr Mulalo Mushaisano (Digital Product Designer and Content Developer)

10:40-10:55:  Question and answer session with library experts (Mrs Marguerite Nel, Ms Kabelo Kgarosi, Mrs Susan Marsh, Mrs Sunette Steynberg and Ms Zamantungwa Khanyil).

10:55-11:00:  Final remarks and closure by Ms Anna Siwela


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