ProLISSA Conference 13-17 March 2017


Wednesday, 15 March 2017

08:00 – 08:30 Registration and Tea
08:30 – 09:00 Chairperson: Prof Mpho Ngoepe
Opening and Welcome
09:00 – 09:30 Dr Lekoko Kenosi, Qatar Foundation

Keynote address: Extinction or sheer acquiescence: re-configuring libraries and archives in a digitally cloud driven environment

09:30 – 09:45 Masuku Mehluli & Chabikwa Samuel, National University of Science and Technology

Big data analytics in archives and the principle of provenance

09:45 – 10:00 Dr Isabel Schellnack-Kelly, University of South Africa

Understanding data management and data curatorship in archives, libraries and museums, in the interests of pedagogy in matters related to conservation endeavour

10:00 - 10:15 Ndhlovu Phillip, National University of Science and Technology

The state of preparedness for digital curation and preservation: a case study of the National University of Science and Technology Library

10:15 – 10:30 Helen Nneka Okpala & Blessing Ogbuokiri, University of Nigeria Nsukka

Consumption of Library linked big data in Nigeria: a survey

10:30 – 11:00 Questions and Discussions
11:00 – 11:30 Tea
  Chairperson: Dr Madely Du Preez
11:30 – 11:45 Prof Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria

Information behavior studies that can make a difference in society-taking up the responsibility

11:45 – 12:00 Elize Du Toit, University of Johannesburg

Contextual factors influencing undergraduate art students’ information behaviour:  a case study of the art students of the Open Window School of Visual Communication

12:00 – 12:15 Meyer Anika & Prof Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria

Exploring the actions, thoughts and emotions of architecture students in questions-asking behaviour during creative design projects

12:15 – 12:30 Tomas A Lipinski, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee & Denise Nicholson, Wits University

Fostering disruption in the library: assessing the legal challenges of 3D printing technology in libraries

12:30 – 13:00 Questions and Discussions
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
  Chairperson: Dr Madelein Fombad
14:00 – 14:15 Njabulo Bruce Khumalo & Dickson Chigariro, National University of Science and Technology

Electronic records management research in Africa: a bibliometric study

14:15 – 14:30 Dr Wanyenda Chilimo & Prof Veli Jiyane, University of South Africa

Authorship and collaboration patterns of women researchers in South African LIS journals

14:30 – 14:45 Donald Flywell Malanga, University of Livingstonia, Malawi

Adoption and use of open access journals by academic staff at the University of Livingstonia, Malawi

14:45 – 15:00 Jansie Louw & Prof Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria

Diet and nutritional information needs and information seeking behaviour in a cancer context: an oncologist and general practitioner perspective

15:00 - 15:15 Dr Gbolahan Olasina, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

An evaluation of informational value of You Tube videos for academic writing

15:15 - 15:30 Dr Cyprian Ugwu, Prof Luyanda Dube & Koketso Mokwatlo, University of South Africa

Nonparametric statistical analysis of the Delphi study of the challenges of implementing knowledge management in universities libraries in Nigeria

15:3 - 16:00 Questions and Discussions

Thursday, 16 March 2017

08:00 – 08:30 Coffee / Tea
  Chairperson: Dr Samuel Mojapelo
08:30 – 09:00 Dr Daisy Selematsela, National Research Foundation

Keynote address: Research data management: NRF’s perspective

09:00 – 09:15 Dr Cyprian Ugwu, Prof Bosire Onyancha & Dr Jonas Ezema, University of South Africa

Does library and information science research fit into Bradford’s& law or Leimkuhler formulation?

09:15 – 09:30 Priscilla Kolawole & Oluwabunmi Bakare

Attitude of academics toward the use of social networking technologies for teaching and research: A study of a Nigerian federal university

09:30 – 09:45 Questions and Discussions
  Chairperson: Prof Veli Jiyane
09:45 – 10:00 Naailah Parbhoo & Prof Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria

From understanding academic tasks, preferences and value added database features to exploring applicable theories

10:00 – 10:15 Edwin Ayernor, University of South Africa

Using the experiences of Peopleware as data source for integration of national information systems

10:15 – 10:30 Tumelo Sebata & Prof Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria

Analysing failures in competitive intelligence from an information behaviour research lense

10:30 – 10:45 Walter Matli, Vaal University of Technology

Provision of information services to support youth employment in the digital age

10:45 – 11:00 Questions and Discussions
11:00 – 11:15 Tea
  Chairperson: Dr Cyprian Ugwu
11:15 – 11:30 Jonathan Mukwevho, Mangi Mulaudzi & Mpho Ngoepe, InterPARES Project

A framework for ensuring authenticity and reliability of digital records to support audit process in South Africa

11:30 – 11:45 Olefhile Mosweu & Mpho Ngoepe, InterPARES Project

Analysis of legal framework for auditing public sector accounting records in the digital environment in Botswana

11:45 – 12:00 Njabulo Bruce Khumalo, National University of Science and Technology & Maite Manganye,

Limpopo Provincial Archives

Just thinking out loud: how would freedom of information laws based on international model FOI laws affect the records and archives management field in Africa?

12:00 – 12:15 Titus Lyaruu

Is awareness and use of records management legislation and regulatory framework neglected in Tanzania public service?

12:15 – 12:30 Alfred Chikomba & Felizarda Kutsakatika Mudzaki, National Archives of Zimbabwe

Towards developing a strategy for sustainable digital archives preservation

12:30 – 12:45 Forget Chaterera, Mehluli Masuku & Sindiso Bhebhe, InterPARES Project
  Integrating ERP systems into records management systems in Zimbabwe
12:45 – 13:10 Questions and Discussions
13:10 – 14:00 Lunch
  Chairperson: Dr Ike Hlongwane
14:00 – 14:15 Dr Isaiah Munyoro, University of South Africa

Are SADC parliamentary websites content compliant to the IPU guidelines for parliamentary websites?

14:15 – 14:30 Olubukolan Akanbi & Prof Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria

Contextualising the Mckenzie everyday life information practice model pregnant women’s needs for information monitoring

14:30 – 14:45 Dr Madely Du Preez, University of South Africa

Exploring the role of engineering contexts in consulting engineers’ information behaviour

14:45 – 15:10 Questions and Discussions
15:10 – 16:00 Department of Information Science Alumni

Tribute to Prof Anna Louw – Prof Thomas Van der Walt

Guest speaker: Mr Robert Moropa - Unleashing the greatness in you through daring to dream Awards Ceremony

Friday, 17 March 2017

Chairperson: Ms Karin McGuirk
08:30 - 09:00 Dr Kabiru Dahiru Abbas, Bayero University, Nigeria
Keynote address: Combating digital divide through sustainable development goals: imperatives for Africa’s knowledge growth
09:00 - 09:15 Hamilton Mphidi & Prof Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria
Strategies for South African public libraries to bridge the digital divide
09:15 - 09:30 Nokuphila Saulus, Robert Stalone Buwule & Prof Stephen Mutula, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Role of institutional repository in bridging the digital divide: a comparative analysis of Uganda and Swaziland
09:30 - 09:45 Thomas Modiba & Dr Solomon Bopape, University of Limpopo
The users’ perspectives towards the role of public libraries in bridging the digital divide in Ngaka Modiri Molema district
09:45 - 10:00 Questions and Discussions
  Chairperson: Prof Bosire Onyancha
10:00 - 10:15 Dr Scholastica Ukwoma, Iwundu Nkiruka, Dr Victoria. N Okafor, A.A Ali, Ugwu Felicia, Madumere Chika, Dim Chibuzor, Onyam Ijeoma, Akpom Chinwe
Development of institutional repositories in Nigeria: the University of Nigeria Nsukka experience
10:15 - 10:30 Dr Okon Ani, University of Calabar & Faith Ashinedu Okite-Amughoro, University of KwaZulu-Natal
Assessment of progress in development of virtual libraries in Nigerian universities: a preliminary study
10:30 - 10:45 Dr Emmanuel Anyanwu, Oyemike Victor Benson, Ifeyinwa Aidah Ariole & Linda Ihechikwere Anyalebechi
Preparedness of public and community libraries towards integrating social media tools to Library and Information Services (LIS) in South-East in Nigeria
10:45 - 11:00 M Holmer, University of Pretoria
The use of blended learning within a Masters of Information Technology: an African perspective
11:00 - 11:15 Questions and Discussions
11:15 -11:30 Tea
Chairperson: Dr Tony Rodrigues
11:30 - 11:45 Dr Pendzisai Munyoro, University of KwaZulu-Natal
LIS education and training in Zimbabwe and the paradigm shift in the information industry
11:45 - 12:00 Prof Okee Okoro, Oyemike Victor Benson & Dr Charles Obichere, Imo State University
Preparing future librarians in developing countries: expectations of library schools in contemporary digital environment
12:00 - 12:15 Dr Francisca Mbagwu & Dr Reuben Ozioko, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
The extent of ICT infrastructure application in Library and Information Science education in Nigeria
12:15 - 12:30 Prof Veli Jiyane, McGuirk Karin, Dr Ugwu Cyprian & Dr Jonas Ezema, University of South Africa
Training programmes and access to electronic resources at Unisa Libraries
12:30 - 12:45 Tienie De Klerk, University of South Africa & Prof Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria
Framework for self-directed continuing education for cataloguers . . . and even metadata specialists
12:45 - 13:10 Questions and Discussions
13:10 - 13:30 Closing
13:30 -14:30 Lunch

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