Have you ever wondered what RDA works, attributes or manifestations mean? Join an RDA training session, offered by the National Library of South Africa, and find out! Readmore download free themes
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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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 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 National Library of South Africa is the custodian and provider of the nation’s key knowledge resources. The NLSA is mandated by the National Library of South Africa Act to collect and preserve documemtary heritage and to make them accessible thereby ensuring that knowledge is preserved for posterity and that information is available to all.
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The National Library of South Africa (NLSA) through its outreach unit the Centre for the Book (CFB) in collaboration with the Department of Correctional Services and the George Municipality hosted the 9th Funda Mzantsi Championship (FMC) in the town of George, Western Cape from 01 to 05 October 2018 under the theme “Building Creative Minds”.
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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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