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Applications are open for student navigators in Research Commons, Chancellor Oppenheimer Library. Full-time Masters or Doctoral students are encouraged to apply online. Closing date 25 October 2019.
As consolidation week kicks off today, students are encouraged to ensure they are preparing for the upcoming exams in the most efficient way. Here are 10 tips to see if you are on the right track.
UCT Libraries wishes to convey our congratulations to Professor Jaya Raju, awarded full professorship by the Faculty of Humanities. This is a huge achievement for the Department of Knowledge & Information Stewardship and the whole Library and Information Science discipline.
Gartner is one of the world’s leading research and advisory companies. It regularly generates thousands of research reports and regularly publishes numerous research articles covering a wide range of topics related to IT and business.
The transition from conservation to preservation compounds the degrading of digitised materials. The introduction of the Zeutschel ScanStudio aims to revolutionise the Libraries digital preservation efforts while making UCT Special Collections holdings accessible for academic research.
Paul Grendon passed away on Saturday 7 September 2019. He was a prolific and profoundly talented photographer based in Cape Town and is remembered by his partner Tina Smith, his family, his friends and his community.
UCT Libraries, across all campuses, are currently open except for the Library Learning Lounge which is closed until further notice.
UCT Libraries will be CLOSED on Saturday 7 September 2019 in honour of Uyinene Mrwetyana as she is laid to rest in East London. There will be no 24/7 access. This applies to the libraries across all campuses. The 24/7 study spaces will be open on Sunday 8 September 2019 from 08h00.
UCT Libraries will close at 17h00 today and tomorrow, Thursday 5 September 2019 and Friday 6 September 2019. There will be no 24/7 access after 17h00. This applies to the libraries across all campuses. The Library Learning Lounge is closed, and access to Jagger Library will be via the Main Entrance and the Golden Staircase (the gate has been opened).
In solidarity with the UCT community and in memory of Uyinene Mrwetyana the Libraries will be CLOSED on Wed 4 September until Thurs 5 September. This includes all 24/7 study spaces.
UCT Libraries staff gathered together to remember UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana and all those affected daily by gender-based violence in our society.
South African National Book Week is celebrated annually during the first week of September. It is an initiative of the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) in collaboration with the Department of Arts and Culture. In honour of this occasion, UCT Libraries will showcase a multilingual display of both its African Studies Collection and the Rare Books Children’s Collection in the Main Library foyer.