• Coming to UCT in 2021?
  • Request and collect books. Offsite book collection
  • UCT OpenData Day 5 March 2021
  • Student assignment and project orientation guide
  • Savvy Researcher Series
  • The Digital Scholar Series training calendar

Further to our communication of 7 January 2021, our physical libraries remain closed. This is based on the continued national state of disaster and return to Lockdown Level 3 status.

You have virtual access to the Libraries resources via the Libraries website. Our scan/email and loan services resume from 1 February 2021. Learn more about our limited service.

Our limited scan/email and offsite book collection services will resume from 1 February 2021. You may also borrow eBooks. General borrowing rules will apply eg. an eTextbook may only be borrowed for a day. Learn more about our limited services

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

Tuesday, 2 March 2021
UCT alum’s book chosen for South Africa’s World Read Aloud Day

Nal’ibali, the South African reading-for-enjoyment campaign, is inviting caregivers across the country to partake in World Read Aloud Day, where the chosen book was authored by a University of Cape Town (UCT) alum.

Publication Date:
Fri, 29 Jan 2021 - 08:45
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