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Monday, 21 August 2017
This hairbrush can be found among the many papers in this collection. Jack Simon loved to brush his wife's long hair.
Reflections on history

History not only tells us where we come from, it also contains valuable lessons. Thus, the process of preserving history through the archive is vitally important. Recognising this, UCT recently launched Humanitec, which saw the digitisation of more than 14 000 objects from the 14 archival collections housed at UCT Libraries. Here is a snapshot of what is available through Humanitec, and in some of these collections.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 09:45
FLUX 2015 Winning Team
Students FLUX their entrepreneurship muscles

Strategies for effective entrepreneurship was the name of the game at UCT's recent FLUX business challenge that took place at the UCT Library Learning Lounge.

by Natalie Kammies

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 09:45
Humanitec Digital Showcase
Humanitec Digital Showcase

UCT Libraries is proud to present the Humanitec Digital Showcase 2011 - 2014. Curated and digitised by the Humanitec/UCT Libraries initiative, supported by the Vice-Chancellor's Strategic Fund. 

The Humanitec Digital showcase is part of UCT Libraries new Digital Collections website.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 11:30
Masixole Feni
Ernest Cole Award Winner – 2015

Masixole Feni is this year’s winner of the Ernest Cole Award for his project – A Drain on Our Dignity. Feni, an activist photographer who also works for GroundUp documenting social issues, won the award for focusing his camera on the lack of service delivery and the life of the marginalised. As he says, “I live at the back of an RDP house in Mfuleni on the Cape Flats. I experience issues like poor sanitation, access to clean water and the flooding first hand”.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 11:00

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