Department of Information Science

Mrs MAD de Klerk

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Information Science
Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 3902
E-mail: dklerma@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • M.IS degree - 2017, University of Pretoria
  • Certificate in Information & Knowledge Management - 2002, University of Pretoria
  • Hons. B.Bibl degree – 1984, NorthWest University, Potchefstroom
  • Higher Education Diploma (Post Graduate) (School Librarianship) – 1983, NorthWest University, Potchefstroom
  • B.Bibl degree – 1982, NorthWest University, Potchefstroom

Currently teaching

  • AIS3701 – Descriptive Cataloguing, B.Inf
  • AIS4801 – Descriptive Cataloguing & Subject Organisation, PGDLIS

Fields of academic interests

  • Children’s Literature
  • Information Centres
  • Information Organisation, Representation & Retrieval
  • LIS Education & Training (e-Learning, Continuing Professional Development/Education)
  • Philosophy of Information & ‘the record’
  • Relationship: Information Science, Information Management, Knowledge Management & Records Management

Journal articles

  • De Klerk, MAD & Fourie, I. 2017. Facilitating the continuing education needs of professional cataloguers in South Africa: a framework for self-directed learning – in publication process
  • Tillett, BB et al, eds. 2007. IFLA Cataloguing Principles : Steps towards an International Cataloguing Code, 5 : report from the 5th IFLA Meeting of Experts on an International Cataloguing Code, Pretoria, South Africa, 2007
  • De Klerk, Tienie. 2002. Perspectives on names in the South African National Bibliography: past, present and future. International Cataloguing and Bibliographic Control

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • LIASA-IGBIS, 2001- : member, Steering Committee member (2001-2), Chair (2003-4), Chair Elect (2016/7-)
  • LIASA / Sabinet Online Librarian of the year, 2006: (Gauteng & National: runner up)

Projects

  • RDA-SA Steering Committee (2009-13)
  • International AGMs, ISBN IA & ISMN IA, ISBN Africa Region Seminar (2011)
  • RDA Lecture Series (2009)
  • ISO/SABS/TC46 (information & documentation standards) - SC46A-C (2006-2013)
  • IME ICC5 Planning Committee: Local Organising Committee (2005-8)
  • ISBN-13 in SA Working Group (2003-7)
  • teleMARC (MARC 21) courses (1999-2013)

Other

Member

  • Internal DIS (Unisa) committees – 2016
  • Sabinet Library Products Advisory Board / Sabinet Online Standards Committee (1999-2013)  
  • SAQA SGB ILS (2002-6)
  • Subcommittee for Bibliographic Standards - SAILIS (1999-2001)
  • ISO/SABS/TC46 (information & documentation standards) (1998-2013)