Newspaper Digitisation Project

  The National Library of South Africa (NLSA) undertook a project to digitise South African historical newspapers for the purpose of preserving brittle collection items and advancing access to information.  The project was funded by South Africa’s National Lotteries Commission. Newspapers are important records of societal and cultural life.  The twenty-six newspapers selected for the
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National Library of South Africa Hosts Citeathon #1Lib1Ref

    The National Library of South Africa (NLSA) hosted a Citeathon in February 2019 in participation of Wikipedia’s #1Lib1Ref campaign. 1Lib1Ref invited librarians globally to add value to the encyclopaedia by adding missing citations in order to improve the credibility of articles1. Some of the content added to Wikipedia is not backed up by
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Mzansi Libraries On-line NewsLetter

  Mzansi Libraries on-line Project: The Mzansi Libraries Online (MLO) projects seeks to empower South African communities by providing free access to the internet as well as ICT equipments at public libraries. MLO is a project of the Nation Library of South Africa(NLSA) in collaborationwith the Department of Arts and Culture(DAC) and the provincial library
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The little WW2 Cookbook with a story of its own

While the National Library of South Africa (NLSA) receives various unique and special publications through Legal Deposit, every once in a while, a donation simply stands out. In this instance it’s the rich story of a special donation made by a lady named Danielle Dillon. Danielle contacted the NLSA’s Librarian, Benita Snyman, in May 2017,
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