Information for Other Libraries
- Address for submission of requests
- Materials that may be requested
- Loan period
- Costs and method of payment
- How to obtain UCT theses and dissertations
Via OCLC WorldShare ILL: Symbol OI@
By e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
By post: Interlibrary Loans Department
Chancellor Oppenheimer Library
University of Cape Town
Private Bag X3 Rondebosch
7701, SOUTH AFRICA.
Photocopies of journal articles, conference papers, and chapters of books. Books may be requested by South African libraries who belong to the South African Interlending Scheme.
Note: UCT does not lend books or theses to international requesters. For information about obtaining digitised UCT theses, see below.
UCT Libraries' books are loaned to other South African libraries for 3 to 8 weeks, depending on the section of the Libraries supplying the book. No renewals are granted.
Requests filled for local requesters are charged according to the South African Interlending Scheme rates.
Charges for international requests are $20 via OCLC IFM (or minimum of 2 IFLA vouchers) for photocopies of journal articles or conference papers (less than 20 pages).
Check OpenUCT for a digital copy of the thesis you need.
University of Cape Town theses and dissertations do not circulate internationally, however you may obtain a digital copy of UCT master's dissertation or doctoral thesis by emailing Digital Library Services.
This service is available to libraries, other institutions, and individuals.