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Library Learning Lounge Closed from 15 Nov 2018 - 8 Feb 2019
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - 11:30

The Library Learning Lounge will be closed from the 15 November until the 8 February 2019. You are welcome to use the other spaces in the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library.

24/7 Hlanganani, Silent Study Zone
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 - 15:45

The Hlanganani 24/7 study space is a "Silent Study Zone" from today 5 November to 15 November. For the other Silent Study Zones look out for the red zone signs in the Library Basement (Immelman 2) & Immelman 4. The yellow signs are our mixed zones & the green group study zones.

Resolved: Issue affecting Primo
Mon, 05 Nov 2018 - 12:15

The issue affecting Primo this morning has now been resolved. UCT Libraries will continue to monitor the performance during the course of the day.

Winners of the "Tell us your best exam survival tip"
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 14:15

Down in the Main Library foyer we asked for your best exam survival tips and you answered. Check out the winners and the Top 40 "exam tips" we received.

SA ePublications is now African Journals
SA ePublications is now African Journals
Thu, 01 Nov 2018 - 09:30

The collection of exclusive African and southern African journal titles is the biggest of its kind, focusing on information originating from or pertaining to Africa. More than 350 000 full text articles are available for download, 203 500 are Open Access.

Opening up access to knowledge
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 - 09:00

The University of Cape Town (UCT) joined institutions around the world in celebrating Open Access Week, which focuses on promoting open knowledge sharing, from 22 to 28 October.

Screening of "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship"
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 - 10:30

Missed our screening of Paywall: the Business of Scholarship? Watch it online now or Click here for a free download.

Extended Library Hours of the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 - 15:45

Please note students the extended library hours of the Main Library (Chancellor Oppenheimer Library) during the upcoming examinations. This includes 3 Sundays: 28 October, 4 and 11 November. All the best with your studies!

Win £100 for your research in the Open Access Week 2018 Upload Competition
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 07:45

Upload your research to ZivaHub between the 22-28 October 2018 and stand a chance to win one of three £100 prizes to further your research. Contact Digital Library Services for more information.

Notice: Repairs to Fire Shutters in Research Wing on Saturday 13 October
Thu, 11 Oct 2018 - 09:45

The two fire shutters separating The Research Wing (Jagger 5) and the Hub (Immelman 3) will have motors replaced during operating hours on Saturday 13 October 2018. The Research Wing and Research Commons will not be accessible via the Hub, but library users are encouraged to access these areas via the Terrace on Immelman 4.

#WaterWiseWednesdays Neil Armitage Inaugural Lecture
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 08:30

Professor Neil Armitage, deputy director and co-founder of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Future Water research institute, will address the question of how to turn Cape Town into a water-sensitive city when he delivers the Vice-Chancellor’s Inaugural Lecture on 17 October.

Open Access Week Seminar: Designing equitable open access foundations for social justice
Mon, 08 Oct 2018 - 13:45

In celebration of International Open Access Week, a seminar will be held on 24 October 2018 from 13h30-15h30 in Hlanganani Junction, Chancellor Oppenheimer Library, Level 6. Download the Full Programme and Book your seat today.

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