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From borders and landscape to ecosystem: reconfiguring library services to meet the needs of South African youth
(LIASA, Stellenbosch University, 2013)
In this article we consider the configuration of the South African library and information services (LIS) sector, and analyse the extent to which its structuring facilitates or hinders optimum service to the children and ...
The “tricky business” of dual use school community libraries: A case study in rural South Africa
(Walter de Gruyter, 2011)
The article describes an interpretive case study of a group of six dual use school community libraries in one remote region of South Africa. Its focus is rather more on the libraries as school libraries than public libraries. ...
The LPYL in context: changing minds about school libraries in South Africa
(Bibliotek I Samhalle (BIS), 2002)
It is an honour to write a foreword for the Bibliotek I Samehälle's book on the Library Practice for Young Learners project (LPYL) - and also a challenge. The "honour" is due to the significance of the LPYL project, which ...
How school libraries improve literacy: some evidence from the trenches
(Unisa Press, 2013)
The article comes out of a panel discussion, featuring five teacher-librarians, which was broadcast to schools across the Western Cape Province of South Africa in 2011. Four of the panelists are graduates of the University ...
The power and perils of participant observation in library and information science research: reflections on three South African studies
(UNISA Press, 2017)
This article reports on three participant observation studies conducted in schools and libraries in South Africa, between 1999 and 2015. The study findings have been reported on elsewhere, thus the focus is on the methodologies ...