Papers presented at the first seminar on information searching presented in the Merensky Library Auditorium, University of Pretoria, on 14 September 2017. The seminar was organised by the Department of Library Services’ (DLS) Library Technical Services Unit.
The aim of the seminar was to address challenges related to developments in open access information; evolving interest in commodities such as data and patents; changing information seeking behaviour of information users; challenges related to the newly implemented cloud based WorldCat Discovery tool on the OCLC WorldShare Management Services platform. A number of experts participated in the seminar programme which was compiled to address different aspects related to information searching and aiming to facilitate the sharing of ideas, techniques and methods to assist in more efficient, effective and productive information retrieval.
Seminar report and papers presented at the Information searching seminar, Merensky Library, University of Pretoria, 14 September 2017.
Nkosi, Thobeka(University of Pretoria, 2010-03-29)
This study comprised an information audit of certain micro enterprises of Umkhanyakude District Municipality in northern KwaZulu-Natal. The purpose of this study was to investigate the information needs, information resources ...
Dlamini, Moses Thandokuhle(University of Pretoria, 2010-09-20)
In the year 2008, world markets suffered a huge economic crisis. The extent of the economic crisis has been so severe and has had a global impact. As a contingency strategy, governments of wealthy nations have resorted to ...
Wessels, Ester Marie(University of Pretoria, 2012-11-05)
In this study the role of the educational publisher as an information intermediary is considered. The focus is on the developmental role of the publisher, against the background of the information age the world is entering ...