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Thursday, 22 March 2018
New Library Catalogue

ALEPH (our old catalogue) will no longer be available from 31 March 2018. We have moved to a new search tool – Primo.

Please be advised that your loans history has not be migrated to the new system. To save your loans history, check out this video -

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 14:15
UCT library closure times

UCT Libraries will be closed on :

Friday 30 March, Saturday 31 March and Monday 02 April (Easter weeekend)

The Hlanganani 24/7 study area will be open when the library is closed.



Publication Date:
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:30
Saturday access to Government Publications

Please note that on Saturdays access to Government Publications is through Special Collections in the J.W. Jagger Library on University Avenue.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 13:45
Love Data Week Competition

Upload your research data to the UCT ZivaHub figshare repository during Love Data Week (12 - 16 February 2018) and stand a chance to win figshare swag!

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 16:15