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Information scientist , researcher

Tanya Du Plessis, South African information scientist, researcher. Achievements include development of virtual learning environment content integration system and tools. Recipient Non-United States International award, Service Level Agreement, 2005, International Specialist Library. Non-United States award, Special Libraries Association, 2005; grantee Research grant, German Academic Exchange Service, 1997.

Background

Plessis, Tanya Du was born on June 28, 1970 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Daughter of Rudolf Albert and Margaret Patricia Feiertag.

Education

Bachelor in Information Science, cum laude, Potchefstroom University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, 1996. Master in Information Science, cum laude, Potchefstroom University, South Africa, 2000. Doctor of Letters in Knowledge Management Law Firms, Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2004.

Career

Information intern Rostock & Hamburg University, Germany, 1997. Lecturer Potchefstroom University, 1998—2000, Rand Afrikaans University, 2001, law library, 2002—2004. Virtual learning environment specialist University Johannesburg, 2005, lecturer, since 2006.

Web editor North-West University, Potchefstroom, since 1999. Library information science motivational speaker University Johannesburg, since 2005, virtual learning environment consultant, since 2005, online legal information skills trainer, since 2006, legal research consultant, since 2006, competitive intelligence tools trainer, since 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of virtual learning environment content integration system and tools.

Membership

Teacher & community development Montgomory Heights Child Care Center, Zimbabwe, 1989—1990. Member communications & logistics Leprosy Mission, Pemba, Mozambique, since 2005. Community development AFM Missions, Zambia, Malawi, Swaziland, 1991—1992, PUK Kandelaar, Eldoret, Kenya, 1992—1993.

Member of Southern Africa Institute Management Scientists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Calligraphy, painting, drawing.

Connections

Married Stephanus Johannes Du Plessis, March 23, 2002.

father:
Rudolf Albert

mother:
Margaret Patricia Feiertag

spouse:
Stephanus Johannes Du Plessis