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SA Media launched a computerised database
2006-03-13

SA Media, newspaper and periodical service of the University of the Free State (UFS), launched a computerised database.  The service is one of the most comprehensive media information systems in South Africa, offering a database of more than 3,25 million newspaper reports and periodical articles. About 60 newspapers and periodicals are monitored daily.  The computerising process was funded by the  Free State Library and Information Consortium (FRELICO).

 

 

Some of the guests attending the launch were from the left Mr Theo Venter (Special Advisor in the office of the vice-chancellor, University of the North West); Ms Hester van der Berg (Manager:  SA Media); Mr  Dux van der Walt (former project coordinator) and Mr Herman van Dyk (Deputy-Director:  Library and Information Service at the UFS).
Photo:  Leonie Bolleurs

 

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