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UCT Libraries Closed on 9 August
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 08:30

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.

Hlanganani opening late on 20 Jan
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 09:15

Hlanaganani Level 6 will open at 10h00 on Wednesday 20 Jan to accommodate a general staff meeting. 

Library vacation hours 2018
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 15:30

Please take note of the Library vacation hours in January and February 2018. Term-hours will resume on 19 February.


Saturday access to Government Publications
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 13:45

Please note that on Saturdays access to Government Publications is through Special Collections in the J.W. Jagger Library on University Avenue.

Library Late Opening, 4 August 2017
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 13:15

UCT Libraries will open at 10h00 on Friday 4 August 2017 to accommodate a general staff meeting. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Library circulation notice
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:30

Please take note: discontinuation of library book stamps

Professor Phakeng, DVC Research & Internationalisation
Review: Launch of the new institutional data repository, ZivaHub
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 13:00

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.

Mr South Africa scores a PhD
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 08:30

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 Closed
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 07:45

Immelman level 4 will be closed for renovations and will re-open on Monday 21 August 2017. Apologies for any inconvenience.

Library Learning Lounge Closure
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 16:30

The Library Learning Lounge will be closed for the Vacation from 17 July to 11 August 2017 and will re-open on Monday 14 August. Please use the facilities in the main library during this time. 

Vacation hours 1-22 December 2017
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:15

Please take note of the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library vacation hours between 1 - 22 December, 2017.

Primo is live
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 09:45

On Friday 1 December, The University of Cape Town Libraries switched over to the world-class information-finding solution, Primo.