Kirchner van Deventer
Head: Research Commons
Kirchner began his career as a student assistant at the NWU libraries in Potchefstroom. From there he worked in the loan services section and he also assisted with projects in various departments. In 2014 he was appointed as assistant librarian at the NWU's Education Sciences library and after completing his Postgraduate Diploma in Library and Information Science through Unisa, he was appointed as faculty librarian in the same division. He also has a BA in Humanities and a BA Honours in English Literature. For relaxation, he enjoys computer games, listening to audiobooks and playing with his dogs.
Assistant Librarian: Research Commons
Letlao started his librarianship career back in 2015 as an intern at the National Research Foundation under the Knowledge Management Directorate. The internship programme afforded him an opportunity to gain experience in Library and Information Services, records and document management services and data curation services. Letlao holds an Honours degree in Library and Information Studies. He is friendly, proactive and always ready to assist. He is a record collector and his interest lies in electronic deep house music.
Brian is pursuing a PhD in AgriSciences, focusing on model development for crop yield quality and quantity estimation. He can assist with MS Office, managing references in Mendeley, general MS Word document design, as well as other general enquiries.
Lloyd Melusi Maphosa
Lloyd is a third year PhD student who studies business history with specific focus on capitalism in the Cape Colony between 1861 and 1902. This is a project he carries in conjunction with the Frontiers of Finance and the Laboratory for the Economics of Africa's Past (LEAP). He is an athletic individual who enjoys outdoor activities in his spare time. He is well acquainted with MS Office, library databases and can assist with IT queries.