Please take note of the Library vacation hours in January and February 2018. Term-hours will resume on 19 February.
Please take note of the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library vacation hours between 1 - 22 December, 2017.
On Friday 1 December, The University of Cape Town Libraries switched over to the world-class information-finding solution, Primo.
Please take note of the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library Hours during exams
All telephone and E-mail communication to the Main Library is currently not available. This is being attended to, and we will inform you once communication is restored.
The University of Cape Town Libraries will soon be going live with a world-class information-finding solution, Primo.
UCT Libraries will be closed for the Public Holiday on Monday, 25 September. The Hlanganani 24/7 study area will be available for use during this time.
The Jewish Studies branch library collection has been in the process of moving into the Main Library collection, with the advantage of accessibility during the far longer opening hours of the Main Library.We are pleased to announce that this move has now been completed. The branch library space will now revert to the Kaplan Centre and the branch website will be discontinued.
The Library Learning Lounge will be closed every Monday from 14 August to 18 September. Group study rooms and silent areas are available in the Main Library. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
OpenUCT has performed extremely well in the most recent Ranking Web of Repositories published by the Cybermetrics Lab in Spain. OpenUCT is ranked second of 21 repositories in South Africa, and also takes second place of the 80 repositories in Africa. Globally, OpenUCT is ranked 143 out of 2,372 repositories. The aim of the Ranking Web of Repositories is not to grade repositories, but rather to promote Open Access initiatives and global access to academic knowledge.