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Harry Bolus's chairs, shelves in lower level of Bolus Herbarium Library from stairs, books and new journal issues display shelf
Welcome to the Bolus Herbarium Library
The Bolus Herbarium Library owes its existence to Harry Bolus, a businessman, amateur botanist, and botanical artist, who, on his death in 1911, bequeathed his herbarium, his botanical library, and a large part of his fortune to the South African...
JSTOR Global Plants frontpage look
JSTOR Global Plants
The largest of its kind, Global Plants (plants.jstor.org) is a community-contributed database that features more than two million high resolution plant type specimen images and other foundational materials from the collections of hundreds of...
Disphyma crassifolium (L.) L.Bolus Page, Mary Maud.
Illustrations of Plant Species
Between 1911 and 1955 Mary Page and Beatrice Carter produced some 2,000 plus botanical illustrations. These works are highly regarded within the world of botanical illustrators and can be viewed in our digital collections.

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Thursday, 21 November 2019
JoVE Videos make science easy. Ready? Press Play

JoVE Video Journal is the first peer-reviewed, PubMed-indexed video methods journal.  JoVE Science Education is an innovative library of video collections that teach key concepts and fundamental techniques in science, medicine, and engineering.

Publication Date:
Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 12:30
Bolus Herbarium Library closed for annual fumigation: 6-9 Dec 2019

The annual fumigation of the Bolus Herbarium, Preparation Room, Bolus Library and all Associated Offices (Biological Sciences, HW Pearson Building), will take place in December 2019.

Publication Date:
Wed, 06 Nov 2019 - 16:30
New digitisation scanner, a first in Africa

The transition from conservation to preservation compounds the degrading of digitised materials. The introduction of the Zeutschel ScanStudio aims to revolutionise the Libraries digital preservation efforts while making UCT Special Collections holdings accessible for academic research.

Publication Date:
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 - 15:00
Remembering Nene

UCT Libraries staff gathered together to remember UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana and all those affected daily by gender-based violence in our society.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 - 11:30

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