LIASA Higher Education Library Interest Group (HELIG)

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LIASA Open Access Week Kick-off Event

Virtual

October 17, 2014 – October 17, 2014

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ORCID ID (ID's for Researchers)


Webinar virtual space

The webinar will be presented from http://tex.sun.ac.za . Simply type your name, and “Join”.

 


September 17, 2014 – September 17, 2014

Similar to a national identification number, researchers within a digital environment needs a researcher identification number to distinguish them from other researchers with similar names and interests.

Date: 17 September 2014
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

 

The recorded webinar is now available at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlILYdIcZb4


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Open Access for School & Public (Community) Libraries


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The webinar will be presented from http://tex.sun.ac.za . Simply type your name, and “Join”.


September 19, 2014 – September 19, 2014

The role of libraries has always been to provide access to quality information - whether it a school, public (community), special or academic library.

Date: 19 September 2014

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

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Open Access and the role of faculty librarians


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The webinar will be presented from http://tex.sun.ac.za . Simply type your name, and “Join”.


September 29, 2014 – September 29, 2014

SA faculty librarians can no longer remain passive in terms of advocating for Open Access, and has a very important role to play.

Date: Monday 29 September 2014

Time: 14:00 - 15:00

 

The recorded webinar is now available at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qxXheV83F8


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Implementing an Open Access Journal hosting service for research institutions


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September 30, 2014 – September 30, 2014

Research (incl. higher education) libraries play an important role in making research publications openly accessible and highly visible.

Date: 30 September 2014

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

 

The recorded webinar is now available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65_tZRz1vSg

 

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Webinar on Temporary Staffing Solutions

Virtual at http://tex.sun.ac.za

September 4, 2014 – September 4, 2014

 

The recorded webinar is now available at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbhd-Cr5B9I


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Webinar on Digital Humanities

Venue: Virtual @ http://tex.sun.ac.za

May 28, 2014 – May 28, 2014

The digital humanities (DH) are currently attracting considerable attention. According to an OCLC Research Report some research libraries are committing significant resources to creating DH centers. But questions about whether such an investment is warranted persist across the cultural heritage community.

During this webinar Ingrid Thomson will give a brief overview of what Digital Humanities are all about, and what the role of the library is as far as it concerns service delivery.

Register for SUNConferences and/or enrol for this Webinar (if you already have a SUNConferences account)

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Requirements

To successfully connect, you need the following:

Hardware requirements

1.    Fast broadband internet connection. Test your internet connection speed at: http://www.speedtest.net (Not required when connecting on SU campus).

2.    Internet device with keyboard (for typing questions to presenters) and speakers/headset (for listening to the presenters).

3.    No webcam or microphone (participants - please keep on mute for the duration of the webinar).

Software requirements

1.    Latest Mozilla Firefox Internet Browser. Download from: http://www.firefox.com

2.    Latest Mozilla Firefox Java Plugin. Installation instructions are here: http://java.com/en/download/help/firefox_online_install.xml

3.    Latest Mozilla Firefox Adobe Flash Player Plugin. Download from: http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html

How to join the webinar (Please test beforehand - it is already available)

1.    Go to: http://tex.sun.ac.za(The hostname "tex" is an abbreviation for "Technology for Education eXchange")

2.    Type your name. (Your first name is good enough)

3.    Click Join.

4.    Click Allow(This is a pop-up confirmation from the Flash plugin)

PLEASE test all beforehand. Please do not hesitate to contact the following should you need help:

Hilton Gibson hgibson@sun.ac.za
Ricardo Davids rddavids@sun.ac.za

 

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Webinar on Agile Management

Venue: Virtual @ http://tex.sun.ac.za

April 22, 2014 – April 22, 2014

LIASA HELIG (SA) in collaboration with the Academic and Research Libraries (Standing Committee of IFLA) would like to invite you to an online presentation on agile management and how it has been used to achieve improvements and customer satisfaction at the library of the University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia). In the current technological age where libraries are investing significant resources, including human resources, to meet the challenges for new roles and responsibilities, this webinar presents one of many interventions.  The webinar is aimed at librarians and library managers wishing to fully embrace the digital transition in order to enable innovation in space and other opportunities to experiment.

About the presenter


Andrew Wells is the University Librarian at The University of New South Wales.  Over the years Andrew has overseen major changes to the University Library’s services, organisation and buildings.  He has taken a strong interest in improving facilities and steering the Library through a period of rapid changes in scholarly information. Andrew has held senior positions in several major Australian libraries.  Prior to joining UNSW, Andrew was the Assistant Director General, Resource Sharing Division at the National Library of Australia (1996-2001).  At the State Library of New South Wales, he occupied senior positions in a variety of roles, building on major periods of service at the University of Queensland Library, Macquarie University Library and a previous stint at UNSW Library from 1982 to 1986.

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Article: Agile management: Strategies for success in rapidly changing times – an Australian University Library perspective/ Andrew Wells, IFLA Journal – Vol 40, No 1, March 2014

About the webinar
Date: 22 April 2014
Time: 08:30 – 09:30 SA Time (Time Zone Converter)
Venue: http://tex.sun.ac.za
Registration: Is required. Closes on 20 April 2014. Click here for the registration process.
Costs: No costs.

On behalf of HELIG LIASA (SA) and the ARL

Webinar virtual space

The webinar will be presented from http://tex.sun.ac.za . Simply type your name, and “Join”.

 

Requirements

To successfully connect, you need the following:

 

Hardware requirements

1.    Fast broadband internet connection. Test your internet connection speed at: http://www.speedtest.net (Not required when connecting on SU campus).

2.    Internet device with keyboard (for typing questions to presenters) and speakers/headset (for listening to the presenters).

3.    No webcam or microphone (participants - please keep on mute for the duration of the webinar).

Software requirements

1.    Latest Mozilla Firefox Internet Browser. Download from: http://www.firefox.com

2.    Latest Mozilla Firefox Java Plugin. Installation instructions are here: http://java.com/en/download/help/firefox_online_install.xml

3.    Latest Mozilla Firefox Adobe Flash Player Plugin. Download from: http://www.adobe.com/support/flashplayer/downloads.html

How to join the webinar (Please test beforehand - it is already available)

1.    Go to: http://tex.sun.ac.za(The hostname "tex" is an abbreviation for "Technology for Education eXchange")

2.    Type your name. (Your first name is good enough)

3.    Click Join.

4.    Click Allow(This is a pop-up confirmation from the Flash plugin)

PLEASE test all beforehand. Please do not hesitate to contact the following should you need help:

Hilton Gibson hgibson@sun.ac.za
Ricardo Davids rddavids@sun.ac.za

 

Looking forward to ‘’meeting’’ you all in virtual space on 22 April!

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Developing Research Data Management Services Workshop 2014

CPUT Library, Bellville Campus

Symphony Way
(off Robert Sobukwe Road)

Location on Google Maps - Coordinates: -33.930173, 18.636509

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March 27, 2014 – March 27, 2014

LIASA Western Cape Higher Education Libraries Interest Group and the National Higher Education Libraries Interest Group hosts this one-day workshop presented by the Digital Curation Centre (Glasgow, UK).

Presenters are Joy Davidson, Associate Director of the DCC and Sarah Jones, Senior Institutional Support Officer.  Joy leads the DCC’s training provision and sits on a number of international working groups to define digital curricula. Sarah is mainly involved in the DCC institutional engagement programme, supporting universities to develop research data management services. She also contributes to the delivery of training, publications and tools development. Read more: Digital Curation Centre at http://www.dcc.ac.uk/about-us

This workshop builds on the DCC roadshow model.  Joy and Sarah will explain the importance of Research Data Management (RDM), profile examples of how UK universities are developing services, and share practical lessons and tools to help you get started.

 

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LIASA 2014



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LIASA 2013



October 8, 2013 – October 11, 2013

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