ZimLA Jubilee Conference preparations in motion

The Zimbabwe Library Association announced Call for Papers for the 50th ZimLA Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held in Masvingo on July 5 to 7 at the majestic Great Zimbabwe Hotel, Masvingo. The conference marks the associations Golden Jubilee celebrations.

The conference is expected to be held in June 2016. ZimLA conference theme is Transforming information into Knowledge tools: ZimLA@50. Several sub-themes have been given that seek to assess the information and knowledge landscape in Zimbabwe.

Zim Librarian Appointed IASL Regional Director

Jerry Mathema, IASL Regional Director Region 1

(Mr. Jerry Mathema.)

Mr. Jerry Mathema the current Zimbabwe Library Association Matebeleland Branch Chairperson was appointed the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL) Regional Director for Africa Sub-Sahara region effective 21 July 2015.  The region covers Botswana, Congo, Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.