PhD student in Philosophy, Science, Cognition, and Semiotics (PSCS), University of Bologna (2014-).
E-mail: Lynn.firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com@cput.ac.za
CIS – Department of Philosophy and Communication
University of Bologna
Via Zamboni 38
2015. Masters in Information Technology from the University of Pretoria. Thesis topic: The role of the embedded librarian using Blackboard as a knowledge management tool to support blended learning at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
2009. Masters in Library & Information Science from the University of the Western Cape. Thesis topic: Academics’ experience of and perceptions of the role of the academic library in research at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
2004. Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Science from the University of Cape Town.
2003. National Diploma in Cost and Management Accounting from the Cape Technikon
Teaching with Technology in Higher Education; Virtual Libraries, Digital Libraries, Library Systems; Academic libraries supporting research; Information Literacy, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Societies; Online Learning Environments; Emerging Technologies, Library Collaboration, Embedded Librarianship.
Current PhD research
The role of Science and Technology academic libraries supporting research in Italy and South Africa.
Faculty Librarian in Applied Sciences and Health & Wellness Sciences Faculties at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa
Conference and publications
Article published (accredited journal):
Hart, G. & Kleinveldt, L. 2011. The role of an academic library in research: researchers’ perspectives at a South African University of Technology. South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science. 77(1): 37-50.
Kleinveldt, L. 2010. Academics’ experience of and perceptions of the role of the academic library in research at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Paper presented at LIASA Conference. Pretoria, 27 Sept-1 Oct 2010.
Kleinveldt. L. & Moll, M. The Mahout On The Elephant: How The Knowledge Management Practices Of The Wellington Campus Library Enriches The CPUT AIS. Paper presented at LIASA Conference. Cape Town, Oct 2008.
Kleinveldt, L. and Booysen, D. 2015. Collaboration and Social Networks between Chemistry Researchers: what does this mean for Academic Libraries? Poster presented at the 36th IATUL Conference. Hannover, Germany, 5-9 July 2015.
Kleinveldt, L. and Zulu, M. 2015. The use of tablet technology to enhance Information Literacy at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Libraries. Poster presented at the IFLA Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, 15-21 Aug 2015.
Booysen, D. and Kleinveldt, L. 2015. The use of university Apps in research. Poster presented at the IFLA Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, 15-21 Aug 2015.
Kleinveldt, L. 2014. The use of Web 2.0 to enhance library orientation at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Poster presented at IFLA Conference in Lyon, France, 16-22 Aug 2014.
Proske, R.; Arendse, J. & Kleinveldt, L. 2013. Library Support for research at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology: tracking co-authorship and collaboration. Poster presented at the 34th IATUL Conference. Cape Town, 14-18 April 2013.
Kleinveldt, L. & Naicker, L. A comparative study on e-book usage between CPUT and UNISA. Poster to be presented at the 15th LIASA annual conference. Cape Town, 8-11 October 2013.
Davids, Z.; Kleinveldt, L.; Mafungwa, T. & Proske, R. 2011. Your knowledge base for E-research: collaborate, discover, deliver, and publish. Poster presented at CPUT Research Day: A celebration of research excellence. CPUT, Cape Town, 2 December 2011.
Kleinveldt, L. 2014. Library Orientation: Is it still necessary? Presented at Western Cape Higher Education Library Interest Group (WCHELIG) webinar, 27 January 2014.
Work and professional affiliations
2010-2014: Treasurer of LIASA (Library & Information Association of South Africa), Western Cape Higher Education Interest Group.
2003-present: Member of the Library & Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).
English and Afrikaans.
Highly Computer and Information Literate; manipulate a variety of Electronic Databases across different subject fields; Good knowledge of the Integrated Library Management System (ALEPH) and Inmagic; Good knowledge and experience of Web 2.0 tools.