A City Refracted is a visual journey symbolically reflecting the shifting typographies of the inner city of Johannesburg. Using an experimental style of street photography, Graeme Williams' work suggests waves of movement and migration, of promise and intrusion, inextricably tied to Egoli's spatial and social order.
Learn to use RefWorks, an online reference tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organise, store and share all types of information and to instantly generate bibliographies in the citation styles of your choice. This workshop will help you set up a RefWorks account, get information into RefWorks, create, organise and share folders, create a bibliography and use Write-n-Cite.
The 100-up students visited the library on Tuesday, for a tour which included a demonstrations of a number of useful skills, interesting discussions and introductions to various resources.
In honour of 60 Years of the Black Sash, UCT Libraries is showcasing the Black Sash archives in Special Collections and the related holdings in UCT Libraries.
Please take note that the Building projects will continue in the Library till the end of July. This will affect the Jagger Library Level 7 and surroundings (including the Research Commons) and Immelman Level 3.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Startling images of Cape Town in 1976 and 1977, housed in UCT's Visual Archive in Special Collections and originally published by Independent Newspapers.
Assoc Prof Xolela Mangcu will receive the Meritorious Book Award for his telling of Steve Biko's story in Biko: A Biography. He is not only Biko's biographer; he knew Biko personally as both of them grew up in the township Ginsberg, outside King William's Town in the Eastern Cape. Mangcu opens up to Abigail Calata about what motivated him to write the book as well as the challenges he faced whilst writing it.
Assoc Prof Sa'diyya Shaikh has won the 2015 UCT Book Award for her exploration of the ideas of a 13th century Sufi mystic, poet and scholar in Sufi Narratives of Intimacy.
Following his recent retirement, Professor Tim Noakes, UCT Emeritus Professor of Exercise and Sports Science, donated his personal archives to Special Collections in UCT Libraries as a research resource. The formal signing of the Deed of Gift for the Tim Noakes Papers took place as part of UCT Libraries’ inaugural Research Engagement Evening on 17 April 2015 at which Professor Noakes was the guest speaker.
The Other Camera is an exhibition of 67 photographs curated over six years by veteran photographer Paul Weinberg in his current manifestation as archivist for the University of Cape Town libraries.
Mendeley is a reference management software. This introductory session will provide a basic overview of the features available on Mendeley and equip users to get started.