We understand that making the transition from school to university is daunting and, at times, scary. Once your formal lectures commence, you will realise there are many new learning experiences and all the information provided may be overwhelming.
Explore 10 ways the Libraries can help you get started on your academic journey.
1. What is UCT Libraries?
UCT Libraries is a network of 7 libraries across all UCT campuses, which offers state-of-the-art technology, vast collections of reading and research material, and the specialised services of friendly, efficient and helpful staff.
Get to know your subject librarian as soon as possible to make sure they assist you from the start.
4. Is it safe to use the physical libraries?
Yes, it is safe to use UCT Libraries as it is managed according to strict health and hygiene protocols. Only patrons with a letter of authorisation are able to enter and study at the library. Presently, our physical libraries are closed due to the continued national state of disaster and return to level 3 lockdown.
5. How do I search for information on the Libraries website?
7. Do you only have serious materials in the Library?
No, we also have fun materials including popular fiction in all genres, graphic novels, board-games such as chess, jigsaw puzzles, etc. Do let us know what you would like to read so that we may grow our collection.