Wednesday, October 31, 2007

LIASA Membership Reminder

Please be reminded to renew your membership for 2007- expiry date December 2008. The LIASA membership cycle has reverted back to calendar years as of January 2007.

Renew before 31 December 2007 and save!

Take the opportunity to renew your membership for 2008 at the LIASA Breakfast Meeting, If not, please refer to the table below and take advantage of the early bird fee. Fee increases were approved at the AGM on 17 August 2007 in Durban.
Membership categories Early Bird Renewal and New Members 17 August - 31 December 2007

January 2008

Individual member R 210.00 (Early bird) R 250.00

Full time students, pensioners,
unemployed & volunteer workers R 105.00 (Early bird)
R 120.00

Interest group member R 105.00 (Early bird)
R 160.00

International individual US$46.00 (Early bird)

Africa Individual US$20.00 (Early bird)

SA institutional membership R 630.00 (Early bird) R1 000.00

International institutional membership US$102.00 (Early bird) US$150.00

Africa institutional membership US$46.00 (Early bird) US$60.00

The benefits of being a LIASA member include, amongst others:

Library and Information Conferences - as a LIASA member you are eligible for membership rate

South African Journal of Library and Information Science - you will receive two journal issues per year

LIASA- in-Touch Magazine - you will receive four issues of the magazine Access to training opportunities offered by Centre for Information Career Development

LIASA/SABINET Librarian of the Year Award - as a member you are eligible to be nominated for or to nominate a colleague this prestigious award

Travel Grants - are offered to LIASA members for attendance at conferences etc.

Personal development- the Western Cape Branch and Interest Groups offer several personal and professional development, and networking opportunities, all offered to LIASA members at special rates.

Renewal forms are included. Forms are also available from the LIASA
Website at
Proof of payment together with the form should be mailed to the membership administrator at the LIASA National Office, P O Box 1598, Pretoria 001, or sent electronically to

Wilhelmina Zaal
Membership Secretary
LIASA Western Cape
Tel: (021) 843 1004
Fax: (021) 843 3525

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