Greyling, Betsie

Greyling, Betsie, Senior Systems Librarian eThekwini Municipal Library, Durban, South Africa.


  • B.Sc. – UOFS (1968) (Psychology, Mathematical Statistics)
  • Higher Dipl. Library Science – UNISA (1984)
  • B.Sc. Hons (Geology) – UKZN (1992)
  • M.Sc. (Geology) – UKZN (1993)

Career history:

From 1984 to 1988 Subject Librarian (Natural Sciences) at the Main Library of the erstwhile University Durban-Westville, now merged into the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

From 1989 to 1997 employed in the Department of Geology at the same University as a researcher in the field of Palaeontology, obtained an M.Sc. in Palaeontology in 1993. In this period publication several research papers on Cretaceous marine invertebrates from Zululand and Angola and was awarded research associate of the Durban Natural Science Museum.

In 1997 appointed Acquisitions Librarian of Inner West Libraries and held this position until 2003. Then appointed to the present position as Senior Systems Librarian of the eThekwini Municipal Library Service. In this position project management of several IT related community programmes within the library environment. The latest initiative involves an indigenous knowledge programme for the Durban area.


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