No return to campus without authorisation The University of Cape Town’s COVID-19 Return to UCT policy framework guides faculties and departments on the institution’s phased return to campus.

Virtual Library Hours

Monday to Friday | 08h30 - 17h00

Public Holidays: Closed

 

As a physical entity, UCT Libraries is closed for the duration of the lockdown.

You have virtual access to the Libraries resources via http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/.

You may borrow eBooks only during this time. General borrowing rules will apply eg. an eTextbook may only be borrowed for a day.

Library material currently out on loan will be renewed until further notice. However, if you wish to return your books, a central UCT Libraries book drop has been installed at Burnage, adjacent to Leo Marquard Hall. The dropbox is walking distance from the Jamie shuttle stop at Tugwell and Leo Marquard residence.

All fines on overdue materials will be waived. However, if you wish to return your books, a central UCT Libraries book drop has been installed at Burnage, adjacent to Leo Marquard Hall. The dropbox is walking distance from the Jamie shuttle stop at Tugwell and Leo Marquard residence.

UCT Libraries extensive online resources are available from our website. These resources include:

Contact us at libraries@uct.ac.za or Ask a Librarian for assistance with access issues or to find a resource.

NB: you must be logged in with your UCT ID and password to access the many resources available to you.

As your information and learning partner, UCT Libraries is offering a Virtual Library Service which enables library staff to support you and your studies/research online.

It is important for you to explore the various guides that have been developed to simplify your online learning. UCT Libraries has a Student Orientation Guide for Remote Learning, which shows you how to search for, find, collect, analyse, interpret and evaluate information relevant to the subject you are studying, as well as becoming familiar with the key research elements and processes for ethical academic writing.

News

Monday, 3 August 2020
The Meaning of Truth for Mandela

In an age of fake news and solipsistic world views, it is this legacy of the late Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and his commitment to truth as an unfettered doctrine for democracy that we choose to honour on Mandela Day in 2020.

Publication Date:
Fri, 17 Jul 2020 - 12:45
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