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.
The after hours book return box of the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library has been relocated to the foot of the staircase leading up to the double-door entrance of the library.
UCT Libraries, in collaboration with the Research Office, eResearch Centre, the Office for Postgraduate Studies, and the Student Representative Council, will be hosting its second annual Research Week from the 13th to the 17th of April 2015 in the Library Learning Lounge, located within the new Snape Building on Upper Campus.
UCT Libraries will be closed for Youth Day on 16 June 2015.
Hlanganani 24/7 will remain open.
UCT Libraries will be closed for Human Rights Day on 21 March 2015.
EndNote is a bibliographic management tool for publishing and managing of citations and references. Endnote desktop is a proprietary software tool and is compatible with Windows and Macintosh operating systems. EndNote Basic is entirely web-based and can be accessed from any computer with internet access, and can be synchronized with EndNote desktop.
On Monday, February 16th UCT officially launched the Library Learning Lounge (LLL) located in the Snape Building, which recently underwent reconstruction. The LLL is an extension of the university’s main library, the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library, and serves as a learning space for students from all faculties and years of study while additionally promoting digital learning.
Learn to use RefWorks, an online reference tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, 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.
Hosted annually by UCT libraries, the Savvy Researcher is a collective series of seminars and workshops aimed at postgraduate students. The series targets all aspects of the postgraduate experience, covering numerous topics that feed into the research cycle.
The Savvy Researcher Series will make its 2015 debut on Thursday 5 March 2015 and run for the rest of the semester every Thursday from 15h00 – 16h30 in the Ulwazi training room in the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library.