Library and Information Studies Centre 75 years Commemoration Conference.
LISC75 Conference
In 2014, UCT's own Library and Information Studies Centre (LISC) celebrates 75 years as an academic department. To mark the anniversary, LISC will be hosting a two-day conference that will feature some of the leading scholars from a range of...


Thursday, 24 June 2021
2019 DKIS bursary winners
Our Buyskes and Spilhaus bursary award winners 2019

The Department of Knowledge and Information Stewardship awarded Hilda Buyskes bursaries to five deserving students registered for the Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies (PGDipLIS) for 2019. The students – pictured here – are all studying full time. Bursaries are awarded on the basis of merit, need and commitment to the LIS discipline.

Publication Date:
Tue, 27 Aug 2019 - 11:00
Emerging scholar Andiswa Mfengu represents us at AfLIA

DKIS lecturer Andiswa Mfengu represented DKIS at the 3rd AfLIA Conference and African Summit in May, and was elected Vice-Chair of the LIT Section of AfLIA.

Publication Date:
Fri, 07 Jun 2019 - 12:15
LISC bursars 2018
LISC bursaries for 2018 awarded

The Library and Information Studies Centre is proud to have been able to award Spilhaus and Buyskes bursaries to four promising students registered for the Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies.

Publication Date:
Mon, 07 May 2018 - 17:15
Snapshot of website
Digital Curation students engage productively with controversy

LIS students were this year given the task of re-curating the sculpture Saartjie Baartman by Willie Bester that currently occupies the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library at UCT. The result is a virtual space that directly confronts issues of curation and those of the digital realm, bringing the students themselves (and hopefully consumers of the virtual exhibition) into dialogue with social realities as well as with the constraints and affordances of the virtual media.

Publication Date:
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 15:30