We wish Marguerite Nel, Chairperson of HICSA all of the best for the 3 months' internship she will be following this year in the USA.
There are 9 librarians selected from university libraries in South Africa who will be participating in this event arranged by the Mortenson Centre of the University of Illinois.
Marguerite says the purpose of her trip is as follows:
1. To attend a development programme at the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign, 1402 W. Gregory Drive, Urbana, Illinois 61801. (14 February – 1 March 2011).
2. To carry out a training visit to gain hands-on experience in Library research support at the University of California, Davis. Shields Library, 100 NW Quad, University of California, Davis, Davis CA 95616 (7 March to 29 April 2011).
2. To attend the ACRL 2011National Conference at the PA Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA. (30 March to 2 April 2011).
We are looking forward to hearing all about her experience at a HICSA meeting to be held after her return.