SAOIM2014: Workshops and Conference Presentations

SAOIM_logo3 large

Back to: Conference page; Evaluation Feedback forms

Tuesday, 3 June 2014

Workshop 1: 8.30 – 12.00h; Brian Kelly: Let’s predict the future;

Workshop 2: 13.00 – 16.30h; Maximizing electronic resources

  • Presentation 1: Discovery Services: Exploring New Horizons, Bronwyn Rassmann, Ebsco Regional Sales Manager
  • Presentation 2: eResources Discovery: Maximizing findability and use with MARC records
  • Presentation 3: Mobile Technology in Libraries, Soji Koledade, Emerald Business Manager East, West and Central Africa
  • Presentation 4: Students as Knowledge Ambassadors, Jane Gikandi, Ag University College Librarian, Kenya

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Session 1 

Keynote: Technical analysis and inspiration points for library futures (Also available on SlideShare). Joe Murphy, Librarian & Innovator (USA)

Invited paper: Digital self-defence: helping South Africa’s youth to stay safe onlineProf. Johan van Niekerk, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Session 2:

The current state of scholarly publishing in Africa. Susan Murray, AJOL & Abby Clobridge, Clobridge Consulting

Predatory publishers: the bane of open access publishing. Carina van Zyl, CSIR

Lessons learnt in aligning information services to organisation strategy: the Sasol Infonet journey. Michael Mavuso, Sasol Infonet (This paper will not be available, because of company data)

A librarian in a BT worldDi Kruger, Rand Merchant Bank

Session 3: 

Invited paper: VAT on e-commerce. Carmen Moss-Holdstock, Associate – Tax, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc. Additional reading on “ The impact of e-services under the new Regulations” by Carmen Moss-Holdstock.

From analogue to digital: the road to international collaborationRia Groenewald, University of Pretoria

Does Web 2.0 prepare us for Library 3.0? Carike Schoeman, University of Pretoria

Session 4: 

Keynote: Enhancing utilization of electronic information resources: the Kenya Library and Information Services Consortium (KLISC). Jane Gikandi, Ag University College Librarian, Cooperative University College of Kenya

Thursday, 5 June 2014

Session 1:

Keynote: Understanding the past, being honest about the present, planning for the futureBrian Kelly, Innovation Advocate, Cetis, University of Bolton, UK

Invited paper: Online information sharing: a changing legalVerine Etsebeth, University of the Witswatersrand

Session 2:

Shepherding data on the way to long term stewardship: research data management at the University of Pretoria, a case studyJohan van Wyk, University of Pretoria. (Paper presented by Isak van der Walt & Heila Pienaar) (Not available)

Mobile services in an academic library: findings from a study. Janice de Wee, University of Pretoria (Paper not available, research in progress)

What is CAS before 2014 an after &  CAS Librarians are having a free ride on Google drive. Refilwe Matatiele & Legobole Ranthla, Unisa

LibGuides@Unisa Library: demonstrating a useful resource for subject specific and general researchYegis Naidu, Unisa School of Law & Tsepo Constable, School of Criminal Justice

Monitoring research collaborations & trends. Melissa Badenhorst, WWIS  (This paper will not be available, because of company data)

Makerspaces’: should South Africa join the hype? Heila Pienaar & Isak van der Walt, University of Pretoria (Presentation not available)

Session 3:

Invited paper: The contextual relevancy of the right information for the right person at the right time for the right purpose in an onlineProf Retha de la Harpe, Cape Peninsula University of Technology

The contraction of the personal learning, developing awareness, experimentation, community support and knowledge transfer loop. Adele van der Merwe, CSIR

Your library on Facebook! Making your Facebook page full-access catalog and research toolBongiwe Shongwe, UKS


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s