4 March 2010
Papers and Presentations from Stellenbosch now available
Stellenbosch University Library 2010 Symposium / IFLA Presidential Meeting
The knowledge economy is based on the production, distribution, and use of Knowledge as the main driver of growth, wealth creation, and employment across all industries...
The Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service's eleventh Annual Symposium and IFLA Presidential Meeting took place on 18-19 February.
The Symposium explored the role of libraries in the knowledge economy, focusing specifically on issues such as information literacy and Open Access as well as linking it to the IFLA Presidential theme, Libraries Driving Access to Knowledge (A2K). Six separate sessions took place over the two-day Symposium; complete details on the sessions are available in the Programme.
Presentations are available on SUNScholar, the full-text open access research repository of Stellenbosch University:
A2K : a critical reflection on access to knowledge for the growth of a knowledge society
Peter Johan Lor & Johannes J. Britz
The access to information divide : breaking down barriers
Access to knowledge and the economic crisis : a chance for libraries?
Cultural heritage and the knowledge economy : the role and value of sound archives and sound archiving in developing countries
Elizabeth F. Watson
From “outreach” to new library model?
Interfacing indigenous knowledge with other knowledge systems in the knowledge economy : interfacing indigenous knowledge with other knowledge systems in the knowledge economy : the South African case
Knowledge creation, dissemination and implementation : the librarians role in todays knowledge economy
Leveraging the power of aggregation to achieve an enhanced research environment
National initiatives : role of the National Library of South Africa
John Kgwale Tsebe
Open access publishing and supporting a knowledge economy
Overview from a business perspective on the knowledge economy
Promoting African indigenous knowledge in the knowledge economy : exploring the role of higher education and libraries
Kgomotso H. Moahi
The public library in a knowledge-based economy
The role of libraries in knowledge management and knowledge economy
University investments in the library. Phase II : an international study