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Information Assistant

Durban, KZN, South Africa
January 17, 2017

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Sinenhlanhla mchunu

**** ***********, ******** * ****************, 3201

Mobile: 078*******

A dedicated, well groomed and talented individual. I have knowledge in the Music Library, Adult Lending Library, Children’s Library, Reference Library, the Legal deposit Library. In a Special library I have knowledge with the Law Library as well, I have passion with regards to working with the community. I have First-class English communication skills.

Identity number: 940-***-**** 089

Marital Status : single

Health : Excellent

Nationality : South African

Languages : English, Isixhosa, IsiZulu

Diploma in Library and Information studies

Durban University of Technology 2015

Applies herself with intelligence, creativity and commitment in the following:

Communication skill (verbal and non verbal)

Report writing skills

Computer Literacy

Research and planning skills

Problem solving

Interpersonal relations

Creative and analytical thinking skill

Customer orientation



Fun racer

Kwazulu-Natal Law Society Library pietermaritzburg: from 22 June to 01 August

Reference: Miss Sindiswa Ndaba-Librarian 074*******

Responsible for the administrative functions of the library.

Planning, Implementing and Control productivity

Cataloguing of publications according to the Anglo American Cataloguing rules

Classification of all publications (in-house classification system), Catalogue and Index publications

Keeping updated all catalogued material – amendment of loose-leaf publications, journals and the serial publications in the kardex

Note the commencement dates in the RSA Acts at the Acts, identification of amendments in the Government gazettes

Binding of Provincial Gazettes and labeling numerically of the Gazettes for easy retrieval.

Dealing with all Library correspondence in connection with the Library

Preparation of publications for binding such as law Reports, Periodicals’, Journals

Shelving and shelve reading of publications, weeding of all obsolete publications

Recording of all obsolete publications in register

Respond to emails when patrons require information using Juta and Lexis Nexis

Renewal of annual standing orders ( loose- leaf publications, periodicals, journals and serials

THE MSUNDUZI MUNICIPALITY: COMMUNITY SERVICES: – Bessie Head LIBRARY: 23 June 2014 to 01 August 2014(work integrated learning)

Job Title: Library assistant

Mr M Ntombela – Director -City Librarian 083-****-***

Acquisition, organization and availability of information:

- Communicating with new and existing users

- Registration procedure, issuing out and check in of books procedure

- Maintaining Computer Database of user details

- Attending to special request for specific material, via inter library loan

- cataloging and Indexing new materials

-Shelving Books, DDC, and alphabetically Author/Title

- weeding old material from shelves, updating computerized system of

- Repairing books, replacing covers, fixing book spine, reinforcing loose pages

- Checking security mechanism

Promoting Reader Awareness and Supporting User Needs

- Co-ordinates specific activities associated with promoting reader awareness and interest and provides information to users by:

- Creating, arranging and setting up displays of new books.

- Interacting with students on specific research topics and making available list of reference material available in the library and details of suggested books on the subject available from other sources ( internet, bookshop, etc)

- Host Story telling for pre schools

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