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UCT Libraries Closed on 9 August
Monday, August 7, 2017 - 08:30

UCT Libraries will be closed for Women's Day on the 9th of August 2017. The Hlanganani 24/7 study space will be available for use during this time.

The cell and its organells simple illustration.
First year Biology course guides
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 11:45

Biology course guides are designed to facilitate your learning success. It provides you insights on how to find resources, evaluate information, avoid plagiarism and properly reference information resources for your assignment. You will also find links to course materials

The cell and its organells simple illustration.
First year Biology course guides
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 17:15

Biology course guides are designed to facilitate your learning success. It provides you insights on how to find resources, evaluate information, avoid plagiarism and properly reference information resources for your assignment. You will also find links to course materials

Primo the one-stop-shop searching tool
Search your course in Primo
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 17:15

Primo simple search allows you to easily find course materials. Searching by course code, name of the course or course convener's sir name enables you to find resources allocated for the course.

 

Research focus
Botanical Research at UCT
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 14:15

Scan through botanical publications from the Biological Sciences Department at UCT and know the research focus. Recent botanical publications list is arranged chronologically with the most recent ones listed top. The page lists publications from the year 2013.

Last day of ALEPH at UCT
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 14:45

The ALEPH catalogue is available until 15 March 2018 as it is replaced by the more advanced tool Primo.

The loan history you had in ALEPH is not transferred to the new system, therefore make sure you save your loan history before 15 March 2018. Here is a simple guide on How to save your loans history

Bolus Herbarium library will open on 02 January 2018
End Year Library closure
Monday, December 18, 2017 - 08:45

The Bolus Herbarium Library is closed from 19 Dec. 2017 until 01 Jan. 2018 and will reopen on 2 Jan. 2018 at 10h00.

If you have any items you wish to borrow, please do it before the closure. Alternatively, in order to borrow an item before 22 December 2017, make item requests with collection point at the main library.

Stay safe and enjoy the holiday seasons

No more library book stamps as from 22 Nov. 2017
No more library book stamp
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 00:15

As from Wednesday 22 November, your library items will no longer be stamped with a due date when issued to you. Instead a loan receipt will be sent to you via email.

ZivaHub UCT's institutional data repository
ZivaHub: Open Data UCT
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 16:15

ZivaHub: Open Data UCT, is a new open-access institutional data repository (IDR) available to University of Cape Town research community. It allows researchers and the institution at large to make research data findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable. 

Library opening hours
Library opening hours
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 15:30

Bolus Herbarium Library will be operating on the following hours throughout the year:

Mondays - Fridays: 10h00 - 12h00.

Picks of recent biological sciences research
Picks of recent Biological Sciences Research
Friday, July 29, 2016 - 14:30

Interesting recent biological sciences publications.

1) Parasitic plants—A CuRe for what ails thee: a parasitic plant is perceived by its host plant in a similar manner to microbes

2) Plant extinctions take time

UCT Library Access
Monday, February 15, 2016 - 13:00

We would like to remind our users to carry your UCT ID card with you at all times. All library patrons are required to carry their UCT ID cards as the Libraries' regulations might require you to present it. Please help us to ensure our Libraries are used in a responsible manner. 

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