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Linda Cloete

Member Type: Librarian
Last Login: Dec 11, 2008
Member Since: Jul 18, 2008


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Primary Affiliation:
  • INFOBUZZ CC (Other, Other, Other, South Africa)

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PO Box 6729
Johannesburg Gauteng 1715 ZA

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • D Phil Library and Information Science (04/2002)
    University of Pretoria
  • National Higher Diploma: Post-School Education Post-School Education (09/1995)
    Technikon SA
  • M Bibl Library Science (04/1993)
    University of Johannesburg
  • B Bibl Hons Library Science (04/1989)
    University of Johannesburg
  • B Bibl Library Science (04/1988)


  • Free-lance consultant in knowledge and information management (01/2008 - Current) INFOBUZZ CC
  • Lecturer and Senior Lecturer (02/1997 - 12/2007) Technikon SA / Unisa
  • Cataloguer and Senior Cataloguer (01/1989 - 01/1997) Johannesburg City Council


  • Okello-Obura, C., Minishi-Majanja, M.K., Cloete, L.M. 2007 & Ikoja-Odongo, J.R.. (2007). Assessment of business information access problems in Uganda. in Partnership: the Canadian journal of library and information practice and research (2(2)).
  • Okello-Obura, C., Minishi-Majanja, M.K. & Cloete, L.M.. (2006). Business information systems design for Uganda s economic development: the case of Northern Uganda in Mousaion (24(1):119-143).
  • Rodriques, A.D.S., Jacobs, L. & Cloete, L.M.. (2006). Providing equitable public library services to South Africa s multicultural communities in Mousaion (24(2):211-231).
  • Cloete, L.M.. (2006). The education and training of cataloguing students in South Africa through distance education in Cataloging and classification quarterly (41(2), 2005:55-71).
  • Cloete, L.M., Cronj√©, J.C. & Snyman, M.M.M.. (2003). The instructional and motivational effectiveness of a computer program in the training of cataloguing students in Libri (53(1):39-53).
  • Cloete, L.M., Cronj√©, J.C. & Snyman, M.M.M. (2003). Training cataloguing students using a mix of media and technologies in Aslib proceedings (55(4):223-233).


  • Publishers Association of South Africa (PASA)
    Member 07/2007 - Current
  • Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA)
    Member 07/1998 - Current
  • South African Translators Institute (SATI)
    Member 12/2005 - 07/2008

Teaching Experience

  • Honours in Information Retrieval (Winter 2006)
    Unisa - Information Organisation and Retrieval
    Information Retrieval and Organisation forms part of the Honours programme in Information Science at Unisa.
  • Master and doctoral studies (Winter 2001)
    Technikon SA and Unisa - Supervision of doctoral and aster students
    Four master students and two doctoral students successfully completed their studies under my supervision.
  • Library and Information Studies (Winter 1997)
    Technikon SA - Information Retrieval I-IV
    Information Retrieval formed part of the Library and Information Studies programme and included cataloguing, classification, indexing nd reference work.


  • The practical skills and experiential training in distance education cataloguing courses: Utilizing the Web, 05/18/2000
    Information 2000: a vision for the SCECSAL region: Papers presented at the 14th Standing Conference of Eastern, Central and Southern African Libraries (SCECSAL 2000), 10-15 April 2000, Safari Court & Conference Centre, Windhoek, Namibia. Windhoek