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The renovation included the creation of an all-important 24/7 study venue within the library. The resultant space, named the Impilo Junction, seats 60 students.
“Set your super-power dials to ‘in service’,” Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng told graduands at a special graduation ceremony on Thursday, 13 December, where she was officially robed as Vice-Chancellor.
Two valuable historical datasets have been rescued thanks to a partnership between the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) DataFirst research data service, the Neil Aggett Labour Studies Unit (NALSU) and Rhodes Library at Rhodes University (RU), UCT Libraries, and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).
The problems accessing Elsevier products has now been resolved.
The OpenUCT upgrade is taking place and therefore the website is currently down. We do apologise for the inconvenience caused.
What is the best way to teach children to read? This apparently simple question has, in fact, has been the subject of robust and often polarised debate.
The Digital Open Textbooks for Development (DOT4D) website is now live and with a series of videos from the Open Access Week seminar held in October. These videos document the three thematic threads of the event - open access and social justice, open access and publishing, and voices from the UCT community.
Harvesting storm water from the Liesbeek River could offer a viable alternative to supplementing Cape Town’s precarious water supply, three University of Cape Town (UCT) Biological Sciences students have determined in their first-ever publication.
Special Collections has recently completed the arrangement and description of a large archival collection of papers donated by a former head of UCT’s Social Anthropology Department and Life Fellow of UCT, Pamela Reynolds.
The Law Library will shut down for renovations on Wednesday 14 November 2018 at 17h00 and re-opens on Monday 11 February 2019. Law Library staff will relocate to the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library.
Long Vacation Library Hours will come into effect from 15 November 2018. The Hlanganani 24/7 study area will be open when the Main Library is closed. On Monday 24 December 2018 the Main Library and 24/7 area will close at 13h00 and e-open at 08h30 on Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Extended ICTS network renewal work will take place this Sunday 18 November 2018 from 08h00 until 22h00. WiFi and other ICT services will be unavailable. Please plan ahead.