Most state-of-the-art lecture theatres at UCT ban food and drinks within their walls. Now, the interested public can kick back at their leisure with a sundae, cranberry juice (or something stronger) and a notepad, while absorbing the products of some of the top minds in the world.
The IFLA Rare Books and Special Collections Section invites proposals for papers for TWO sessions during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, 14-21 August 2015.
It's crucial for the South African university to bring itself to acknowledge that there is "outstanding business, business that is not even on the agenda" in terms of excluded knowledge systems, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Crain Soudien argued in an address about how a university should position itself in the information age.
In January 2013, Linda Kelly (subject librarian: Archaeology, EGS, Oceanography) visited Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and learned that Tufts University along with Harvard and MIT had developed an open source geoportal platform for the managing and sharing of geospatial data.