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Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Library Learning Lounge Closure

The Library Learning Lounge will be closed every Monday from 14 August to 18 September. Group study rooms and silent areas are available in the Main Library. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:00
OpenUCT Rising in Visibility

OpenUCT has performed extremely well in the most recent Ranking Web of Repositories published by the Cybermetrics Lab in Spain. OpenUCT is ranked second of 21 repositories in South Africa, and also takes second place of the 80 repositories in Africa. Globally, OpenUCT is ranked 143 out of 2,372 repositories. The aim of the Ranking Web of Repositories is not to grade repositories, but rather to promote Open Access initiatives and global access to academic knowledge.



Publication Date:
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 16:45
Memory@UCT Blog

Check out our new blog, Memory@UCT, which focuses on Special Collections and its role as a keeper of memory

Publication Date:
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 14:15

Introducing AtoM@UCT, the recently launched on-line gateway to the primary source collections held by UCT Libraries. AtoM stands for “AccesstoMemory”, an open source, web-based, standards compliant (ISAD-G, DACS, RAD, EAD/EAC, DC etc.) archival management system that is rapidly becoming the gold standard in open source archival description software.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 11:30