Sunday 22 September 2019

15:00-18:00 Registration and arrival coffee/tea - Library Foyer [Building 13]

Monday 23 September 2019

7:30 Registration and coffee/tea [Foyer, Building 6]
9:00 Welcoming [Samancor Auditorium, Building 6]
9:30 International keynote: Prof. Serap Kurbanoglu 
Information Literacy in the Post-Truth Era 

[Samancor Auditorium, Building 6]
Chairperson: Mathew Moyo

10:15 Questions - keynote
10:30 Coffee/tea & Poster presentations [Buidling 6]
Parallel sessions Samancor Auditorium [Building 6] Old Mutual Auditorium [Building 6]
  Chairperson: Brenda van Wyk Chairperson: Tom Mackey
11:00 Data Management - A Prerequisite for the Sharing of Research Data
Ágústa Pálsdóttir

Ride the Lightning: Recognizing and Overcoming Anxieties in the Research Process
Erica England & Erin Hvizdak

11:30 The Tripartite Matrix of Critical Thinking, Information Literacy and Every Day Life Information Seeking
Vicki Lawal & Constance Bitso
Addressing information literacy in an academic literacy classroom: exploring “fake news”
Louise Olivier & Mariska Nel
12:00 Lunch [Student Centre, Building 5]  
13:00 National keynote: Prof. Ina Fourie
Founding common ground between (boring) IL training and information challenges experienced in workplace 
[Samancor Auditorium, Building 6]
Chairperson: Neli Kaunda
13:45 Questions - keynote
Parallel sessions Samancor Auditorium [Building 6] Old Mutual Auditorium [Building 6]
  Chairperson: Boitumelo Masilo Chairperson: Trudi Jacobson
14:00 We don’t exist: Perceptions of students with disabilities towards Information literacy programmes at University of Malawi and University of Zululand

Dorothy D. Eneya, Janneke Mostert  & Dennis N. Ocholla

Integrating Library Information Research Skills into the curriculum, a case study at the University of the Free State (UFS)
Kegomodicwe Phuthi, Wellinton Sotu, Senovia Welman, Lee Goliath & Ronet Very

Information literacy for theologians: Stellenbosch University Faculty of Theology
Heila Maré

Information Literacy and postgraduate researchers: who is the target?
Karien du Bruyn

15:00 Designing inclusive and accessible platforms: site-specific digital literature for people with visual impairment
Gustaf Tempelhoff
What is the role of Academic LIS in producing Work-Place-Literate Graduates?
Brenda van Wyk

Comprehensive Library and information service model for the blind and partially sighted: A collaborative approach
Neli Kaunda, Hendra Pretorius, Manare Tshenye & Tsholofelo Tulare

The Potential Impact of Information Literacy in the 4th IR and the Role of Libraries in facilitating IL
Mluleki Siguntu

17:00 Official opening and cocktail function [The Big Lapa]

Tuesday 24 September 2019

7:30 Registration and coffee/tea [Foyer, Building 6]
9:00 International keynote: Prof. Thomas P. Mackey
Building Communities of Trust: Metaliterate Learning for a Post-Truth Society 
[Samancor Auditorium, Building 6]
Chairperson: Jako Olivier
9:45 Questions - keynote
Parallel sessions Samancor Auditorium [Building 6] Old Mutual Auditorium [Building 6]
  Chairperson: Ina Fourie Chairperson: Sabelo Chizwina
10:00 Roadmap for Information Literacy at North West University Library Information Service
Hendra Pretorius & Erika Rood

Workplace research in information literacy and knowledge management: A shared experience
Judith Mavodza


Information Literacy for first year students at an Institution of Higher Education: A transdisciplinary approach
Zukiswa Maya

10:30 Coffee/tea [Building 6]
11:00 A Skills Development Matrix for Information Literacy at Tshwane University of Technology
Nelis Botha

Desperate Undergrad Seeks Scholarly Article for Short Term Paper: Using Lonely Hearts Ads and Speed Dating to Introduce Students to Library Databases
Teresa MacGregor


One book, One (International) Community
Nicole Brothers & Khadija Mahsud

11:30 Sustainable Development Goals and Information Literacy Vision: a Road Map for Effective Teacher Education in Nigeria
Chibuzor Livina Dim & Austin Mole

Implementation of an institution-wide 1st year Information Literacy integration policy at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)
Joseph Mangadi

12:00 Lunch [Student Centre, Building 5]
13:00 National keynote: Prof. Bosire Onyancha
The changing face of information literacy: knowledge visualization and mapping perspectives, 1981 to 2018 
[Samancor Auditorium, Building 6]
Chairperson: Siviwe Bangani
13:45 Questions - keynote
Parallel sessions Samancor Auditorium [Building 6] Old Mutual Auditorium [Building 6]
  Chairperson: Zukiswa Maya Chairperson: Erika Rood
14:00 Students’ evaluation of librarians as teachers of information literacy at the North-West University
Siviwe Bangani, Mathew Moyo, Boitumelo Masilo, Dina Mashiyane & Glenda Makate

Decoding the Disciplines to develop and enhance information literacy ways of thinking in student learning at the University of the Western Cape: Adjusting pedagogic methods

Shehaamah Mohamed

14:30 Undergraduate academic information literacy skills – exploring optimal training for the Internet and social media
Ina Fourie & Heidi Julien

Media literacy needs at Stellenbosch University with specific reference to Law students
Nambitha Manqola & Sibongiseni Mrwashu


Are we there yet? Implementing digital literacies across faculties at Stellenbosch University, with specific reference to the Science Faculty
Pieter du Plessis & Elbie van Wyk

The impact of information literacy instruction on information seeking behaviour of young adults at the Birchleigh public library, Ekurhuleni municipality
Ike Hlongwane & Sabina Mashishi

15:30 Coffee/tea [Building 6]
18:00 Gala dinner [The Big Lapa]

Wednesday 25 September 2019

7:30 Registration and coffee/tea [Foyer, Building 6]
9:00 International keynote: Prof. Irina Zhilavskaya 
Future of Media and Information Literacy: Russian perspective 
[Samancor Auditorium, Building 6]
Chairperson: Bosire Onyancha
10:00 Questions - keynote
Parallel sessions Samancor Auditorium [Building 6] Old Mutual Auditorium [Building 6]
  Chairperson: Siviwe Bangani Chairperson: Jeannet Molopyane

A holistic approach to referencing skills in a blended-learning environment: ask Referella, the interactive referencing assistant
Zander Janse van Rensburg, Anneke Coetzee, Kristien Andrianatos & Corné Scheepers

Information literacy skills of postgraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering at the Durban University of Technology
Mousin Omarsaib

10:45 Coffee/tea [Building 6]

How can there be a Fourth Industrial Revolution without information Literacy?
Lisa Thompson & Ike Hlongwane

Integrating Information Literacy in the General Education Programme at the Durban University of Technology
David Thomas & Kogilambal Naicker

11:45 Health Information and the Use of New Information and Communications Technology
Ágústa Pálsdóttir
Media and information literacy for university students: the role of academic libraries
Raymond Sikanyika & Himweetwa Lubinga
12:15 Lunch [Student Centre, Building 5]
13:00 National keynote: Prof. Karin de Jager 
From Scylla and Charybdis to the hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy: navigating one’s way through the information universe in the 21st century 
[Samancor Auditorium, Building 6]
Chairperson: Connie Bitso
13:45 Questions - keynote 
Parallel sessions Samancor Auditorium [Building 6] Old Mutual Auditorium [Building 6]
  Chairperson: Hendra Pretorius Chairperson: Pieter du Plessis
14:00 Academic librarians’ awareness and application of multimedia content for information literacy instructional practices
Dina Mashiyane, Siviwe Bangani & Kirchner van Deventer
Walking the talk: Journey towards Information literacy in the University of Ghana Library Systems (UGLS)
Perpetua Dadzie & Monica Mensah
14:30 Mende-do or Mende-don’t? Moving from face-to-face workshops to online courses
Elizabeth Moll-Willard & Pepler Head

Information Literacy and fourth industrial revolution a shock on our doorstep
Cynthia Molepo & Julious Malatji

15:00 Coffee/tea [Building 6]
15:30 Library users’ information seeking behaviour using mobile technologies: A literature review
Alice O Odu & Madely Du Preez

Information Literacy Training Programme for Postgraduate Students: the first experience
of a Federal University of Agriculture

Bosede Adebimpe Ajiboye, Fehintola Nike Onifade, Emmanuel Kunle Ogunlana & Abosede Alanuloluwa Oladeinde

Thursday 26 September 2019

7:30 Registration and coffee/tea [Foyer, Building 6]

International keynote: Prof. Trudi E. Jacobson 
Creating Shareable Knowledge: Exploring the Synergy between Metaliteracy and Open Pedagogy 
[Samancor Auditorium, Building 6]
Chairperson: Serap Kurbanoglu

9:45 Questions - keynote
10:00 South Africa National Convention Bureau - Bid Support Programme
10:30 Coffee/tea [Building 6]
11:00 National keynote: Prof. Jako Olivier
Information ethics literacy for self-directed multimodal learning through open educational resources 
[Samancor Auditorium, Building 6]
Chairperson: Mathew Moyo
11:45 Questions – keynote
Parallel sessions Samancor Auditorium [Building 6] Old Mutual Auditorium [ Building 6]
12:00 Chairperson: Elizabeth Smit Chairperson: Suren Jugdav

Factors influencing Information Literacy Development and Community Engagement in Rural Schools of North West Province, Mahikeng
Martin Chanza, Lesego Ditibane & Ignitia Motjolopane

Cascading information literacy from undergraduate to postgraduate levels in the Kamuzu University of Health Sciences
Patrick Mapulanga, Felix Chisoni & Apatsa Selemani


Closing ceremony
Mathew Moyo


Lunch [Student Centre, Building 5]

13:45 Conference ends

Friday 27 September 2019

Optional excursions

Poster presentations

Library enhancing user information skills through Information Literacy: A case study of the University of Limpopo Library
Abigail Shoroma


Wow! Faculty Information Literacy: Do they also need training? The Case of a University in United Arab Emirates
Mary Sengati-Zimba


Presentation types

Keynotes: 45-minute presentation with 15 minutes for discussion/questions
Papers/Doctoral forum: 20-minute presentation with 10 minutes for discussion/questions
PechaKucha: 6-minute presentation with 4 minutes for remarks/questions
[The last 5 minutes of the sessions will be used to move between rooms.]