Development & support

UCT libraries

UCT’s libraries offer valuable assistance to postgraduates designed to boost your academic and research experience.

Library services during COVID-19

UCT Libraries closed its doors in March 2020 to restrict COVID-19 transmission through social distancing and limiting physical contact with materials. UCT libraries are currently open for virtual support for teaching and learning, and research.

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Ask a librarian

Find useful frequently asked questions (FAQs) on all library matters. Also provides contacts to assist with specific information you may need.

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Savvy researcher series

A series of seminars and workshops hosted yearly by UCT Libraries. Clarifies all aspects of the postgraduate research experience.

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Health sciences library research series

Find a variety of Health Sciences Library Guides, along with other library resources such as renewals, interlibrary loans and databases. You can also access virtual support by making an online appointment, and find a calendar of events, training and workshops held throughout the year.

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Digital library services

Offers digitisation and research data management services. This will help you set up your data management plan, which shows how you manage, curate and publish your research data.

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Government publications

Connects you to current and historical publications of Southern African countries, and current publications of most African countries.

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Rare books and antiquarian collection

Rare and specialised material including a fore-edge painting collection and African children’s literature.

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Get in touch by phone: +27 (0)21 650 4089