heila pienaar

heila pienaar
University of Pretoria | UP · Library

DPhil (Information Science)

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Society 5.0 is a Japanese concept about the integration of human space and cyberspace. The presentation discusses the 4IR, AI and associated technologies and also the impact of these concepts on research and the information professions. slidehare.net/heila1/society-5
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The e-Research framework for South Africa developed by Fernihough (2011), after in depth interviews with various SA research stakeholders, will be discussed in order to give a framework or context for the role of virtual research environments with regard to e-Research .The theoretical background of VRE’s will be described with reference to developm...
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Research Data Management (RDM) services are increasingly becoming a subject of interest for academic and research libraries globally – this is also the case in developing countries. The interest is motivated by a need to support research activities through data sharing and collaboration both locally and internationally. Many institutions, especiall...
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Research Data Management (RDM) services are increasingly becoming a subject of interest for academic and research libraries globally-this is also the case in developing countries. The interest is motivated by a need to support research activities through data sharing and collaboration both locally and internationally. Many institutions, especially...
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Heila Pienaar and Martie van Deventer identify the requirements of a Virtual Research Environment (VRE) for malaria researchers in South Africa.
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Research data management (RDM) focuses on the organization and description of data, from its entry to the research cycle through to the dissemination and archiving of valuable results. RDM entails storage, security, preservation, compliance, quality, sharing and jurisdiction. RDM can support the research process by searching for relevant data, stor...
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The South African Network of Data and Information Curation Communities (NeDICC) was formed to promote the development and use of standards and best practices among South African data stewards and data librarians (NeDICC, 2015). The steering committee has members from various South African HEIs and research councils. As part of their service offerin...
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This paper explores our own journey to get to grips with research data management (RDM). It also mentions the overlap between our own ‘journeys’ and that of the country. We share the lessons that we learnt along the way – the most important lesson being that you can learn many wonderful and valuable RDM lessons from the international trend setters,...
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Social networking tools are impacting on the scholarly and research activities of staff and students in the academic environment. The university library has an important part to play in supporting these endeavours and a Web 2.0/Library 2.0 strategy has been in place in the University of Pretoria Library for a number of years. This article discusses...
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a Library 2.0 service model for an African library. Design/methodology/approach – The paper focuses on the academic library at the University of Pretoria (UP), South Africa. Findings – The UP is well on its way to becoming a Library 2/0 library. Originality/value – This case stud...
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Department of Knowledge and Information Management, University of Johannesburg Opportunities for researchers to interact with their global counterparts have improved dramatically since the advent of the knowledge era. To ensure that South Africa continues to meet international standards, the South African national research and development strategy,...
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A Web portal can be defined as a Web site for a specific audience that aggregates an array of content and provides a variety of services including search engines, directories, news, e-mail and chat rooms. This article investigates the factors that must be considered during the design and de-velopment of an academic portal. Personal interviews were...
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This article reports on the implementation of the Balanced Scorecard model for facilitating strategic management at the Academic Information Service (academic library) of the Uni-versity of Pretoria, South Africa. Robert Kaplan and David Norton developed the concept of the Balanced Scorecard in the early 1990s for motivating and measuring business...
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The process of organisational transformation at the Academic Information Service (academic library) of the University of Pretoria, South Africa, is illustrated in a challenging and innovative way. Aspects of the new sciences, for example complexity theory and quantum mechanics, are related to aspects of organisational life, for example creative org...
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This paper discusses finding the key to a new library in order to ensure its future, stressing the importance of alignment between strategy and people. The first section addresses management philosophy for renewal, including replacing the inflexible hierarchical pyramidal structure by a network organization with a service and competency management...
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World-wide the research paradigm is in the process of expanding into e-research and open scholarship. This implies new ways of collaboration, dissemination and reuse of research results, specifically via the Web. In the South African context the implication of e-research has been investigated at high level, and this resulted in the SARIS report (So...
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Giraffes do not play leap frog, these animals however symbolise the giants whose shoulders one can stand. Leapfrogging requires action, get moving, and get playing. A digital repository is a database or catalogue where digital content and assests are stored and can be searched and retrieved for future use. A repository thus enables staff and instit...
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Copyright: SAOUG 2008 Doing a quick search on Wikipedia very soon points out that technology demonstrators are generally associated with warfare, very expensive equipment and risk of loss of life. Demonstrators are believed to be very useful when librarians have to do battle with executives to find appropriate funding for projects based on new Web...
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10th Internet Librarian International Conference, London, October 2008 In this paper the authors intend to show how they made use of a technology demonstrator strategy to build an integrated, light weight, virtual research environment (VRE) and convince executives that they need to support the initiative. Doing a quick search on Google or the Wikip...
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Word processed copy. Thesis (D.Phil.)--Universiteit van Pretoria, 1994. Includes bibliographical references.

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