Department of Information Science

Ms N Langa

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Information Science
Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 4600
Fax: 012 429 3221
E-mail: langan@unisa.ac.za

Qualifications

  • MSc Econ Information & Library Studies (University of Aberystwyth), Wales (UK)
  • Bachelors of Library and Information Science (University of Zululand)

Currently teaching

  • Developing and managing information collections (AIS2605)
  • Introduction to Information Science (INS1501)

Fields of academic interests

  • Libraries and the information professions (Mobile Libraries / Community libraries)
  • Information visualization
  • Diversity issues
  • Digital libraries
  • Information Society
  • Information needs, seeking, organizing, and use
  • Information literacy

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • LIASA
  • Ford Foundation Fellowship Program to Study in the UK in 2011

Projects

  • Country Writer Team for Mzansi Libraries Online.  Initiated by the National Library of South Africa (Bill and Melinda Gates project)
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal Information and Computer literacy (Umkhanyakude District)