Now showing items 21-26 of 26
The value of information in South Africa’s new democracy
PURPOSE – The purpose of this paper is to trace and analyse the relationship between information and democracy in the old and in the new South Africa. The authors interrogate the applicability to the situation of the ...
Libraries and a "Better Life for All": The politics, processes, and promises of the South African LIS Transformation Charter
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016)
The rhetoric of public librarianship includes many ringing claims for the role of libraries in democracy; and, on the twenty-first anniversary of democracy in South Africa, it is an opportune moment to examine the rather ...
Service learning in a course in children's & youth library & information services: a case study
(Community High Education Service Partnership, 2008)
The case study describes a service learning project in Library and Information Science. In 2002, 14 students enrolled for the service learning elective – the 4th year second semester module, Children’s and Youth Library ...
Challenges for information literacy education at a university of technology
(University of Kwazulu Natal, 2010)
The article reports on an action research project to investigate the effectiveness of an information literacy intervention for first year engineering students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). The ...
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 ...
Making sense of the information seeking process of undergraduates in a specialised university: revelations from dialogue journaling on WhatsApp messenger
(Informaing Science Institute, 2017)
AIM/PURPOSE The research work investigated the information seeking process of undergraduates in a specialised university in Nigeria, in the course of a group assignment. BACKGROUND Kuhlthau’s Information Search Process ...