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Banned Books Exhibition
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 14:30

In acknowledgement of International Banned Books Week, we have created an exhibition showcasing materials held at UCT Libraries during Apartheid, that was banned and unbanned under the Publications Act. We invite you to register online and join us at the opening on Friday 21 September from 12h00-13h00 in the Library Foyer.

Library Buddies required for 2019
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:15

UCT Libraries invites applications from suitably experienced UCT students for the position of a Library Buddy (Student Assistant).

ICTS to perform emergency maintenance on 17 Sep 2018 from 12:00-14:00
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 12:00

ICTS is currently aware of a problem affecting our IT infrastructure. Our engineers need to perform emergency maintenance today (Monday, 17 September 2018) from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. to address this issue. Some ICT services may be affected during this time. We thank you for your patience as we conduct this necessary maintenance.

Pioneering Digital Scholarship in Mexican academia
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 15:45

Dr Miriam Peña Pimentel from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) led a detailed discussion on models used in Mexico to develop a teaching program in Digital Humanities.

New Research Series at Impilo Junction, Health Sciences Library
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 09:00

Health Sciences Library will be running a Research Series starting on 21 September 2018 and will run until November. The sessions will be most applicable to postgraduate students, their supervisors and academics.

#NationalBookWeek UCT Libraries celebrates local authors
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 08:45

In celebration of #NationalBookWeek, UCT Libraries is showcasing a selection of books featuring authors participating in the Open Book Festival and the South African Book Fair this week.

WOAC planning a Sarah Baartman exhibition
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:30

The UCT Works of Art Committee (WOAC) will host an exhibition titled “Sarah Baartman – a Call to Respond” at the Ritchie Gallery from 20 September to 4 October. In preparation, the sculpture has been moved from its position at the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library.

Digital Scholarship workshop at UCT Libraries
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 14:15

UCT Libraries invites you to attend a discussion on Digital Humanities - Pedagogy and Practices in the Library Environment led by Dr Miriam Peña Pimentel from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) on Monday 10 September 2018.

#WaterWiseWednesdays Dams at 62%
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 08:00

Good News! Cape Town dams are at 62% capacity thanks to the much needed rainfall across the City of Cape Town. This is according to the official statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning.

Library Learning Lounge reopens: 23 August 2018
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 09:30

The Library Learning Lounge (LLL) reopens on Thursday 23 August 2018 from 08:00 to 17:00.

The 1968 "Mafeje Affair" sit-in, 50 years on
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 14:30

Archie Mafeje was offered a post as anthropology lecturer at UCT. The offer was then rescinded as a result of government pressure. 1968 was a year marked by student protests across the globe. The "Mafeje Affair" was the spark that ignited student anger at UCT, resulting in South Africa's own "1968 moment".

Bongani Mayosi: a humble man of many talents
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 09:15

UCT Libraries reflects on Professor Bongani Mayosi's life of purpose through a timeline of celebrated achievements in his academic and research career.