Focus on School Leavers: Careers & Choices following Grade 12

Does your library plan to provide support in the form of workshops/webinars for school leavers, and provide guidance as to the available choices learners have following school? The following presentation include some pointers on available options for learners (please feel free to customize and use freely): https://www.slideshare.net/KidsintheCloud/what-happens-after-school-85752267     

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Register now for Workshops for Librarians in the Cloud January & February 2018

In the Cloud is very excited to now present the first official workshops, following a very extensive pilot period. We offer standard workshops, but custom workshops – tailor-made to address your individual needs – are available on request. Please contact In the Cloud for a quotation at info@inthecloud.org.za. Click here to view the 2018 Workshop List. January 2018 08-09 Jan – Content Marketing in the Cloud 11-12 Jan – Project Management in the Cloud 15-16 Jan – Online Communication in the Cloud 18-19 Jan – Blog & Web-design in the Cloud 22-23 Jan – Information Literacy in the Cloud 25-26 Jan – Designing & Creating Marketing Material in the Cloud 29-30 Jan – Putting your library/organisation on… Read More

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The power of mobile phones explored during the mLiteracy for Public Librarians Workshop

Mobile phones can be very powerful if we know how to use them properly. The mLiteracy pilot workshop presented by Derek Moore on Friday 1 December 2017, and generously sponsored by the Goethe-Institut South Africa, brought together public librarians from around to learn more about using their mobile phones to access wi-fi, and mobile reading resources on the World Wide Web. Mobile phones are more easily within reach of children and adults alike sometimes, and although not the ideal, if it is the only means one has to access books and research, it is better than nothing. The librarians who participated indicated that they had to stretch their minds quite… Read More

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Taking Digital Citizenship to Mbazwana

In the Cloud participated in a community outreach event during the week of 3-6 May 2017. It was a unique experience, with the opportunity to train librarians and give back as part of being the Librarian of the Year 2016. The training took place at the Mbazwana Public Library, and was attended by librarians from public libraries in the surrounding areas – 11 librarians in total. It was done in collaboration with University of Pretoria and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). The following contributed to the success of the workshop: Susan Veldsman spoke to women in science. Zukie Hlwatika spoke to career choices. Ina Smith spoke about digital citizenship for… Read More

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In the Cloud supports LIASA Conference!

In the Cloud is happy to introduce librarians at the 17th Annual LIASA Conference to this new and innovative business concept! Please lookout for the pamphlet in your conference bag. Our facilitators will further assist with presenting a workshop on digital citizenship, and we will also be sponsoring two LIASA memberships for 2017 for two lucky LIASA members! Hope all will have a fabulous time! Ina & Annamarie

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