Read the latest news from the University of Cape Town's Libraries.
UCT Libraries will be closed for Women's Day on the 9th of August 2017. The Hlanganani 24/7 study space will be available for use during this time.
UCT Libraries is currently running a 20 minute basic library skills session. All UCT Students are strongly encouraged to attend and learn how to effectively search the Library's collection using the new library catalogue.
Survive your assignments with a 20 minute session in:
1) Get smart with Primo - Primo searches UCT Libraries' collections - books, eBooks, journals, articles, theses, DVDs, course materials and more
2) Get clever with Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
Sessions offered on a Tuesday and Thursday in Ulwazi training room by a librarian.
Require more information or if you interested in additional sessions to be offered, please send an email to Nuroo Davids email: Nuroo.email@example.com
Hlanaganani Level 6 will open at 10h00 on Wednesday 20 Jan to accommodate a general staff meeting.
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.
Please note that on Saturdays access to Government Publications is through Special Collections in the J.W. Jagger Library on University Avenue.
UCT Libraries will open at 10h00 on Friday 4 August 2017 to accommodate a general staff meeting. Apologies for any inconvenience.
Please take note: discontinuation of library book stamps
DLS' Digital Curation Officer, Kayleigh Lino, writes about the department's engagement activities leading up to the launch of ZivaHub, UCT's new data repository.
The current Mr South Africa, Habib Noorbhai, is among the PhD graduates at the mid-year graduation at UCT on 14 July. His research into the backlift technique in cricket – an essential component of a sound batting technique – has underpinned the design of a revolutionary training bat.
Immelman level 4 will be closed for renovations and will re-open on Monday 21 August 2017. Apologies for any inconvenience.