Bolus Herbarium Library News
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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.
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
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: 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.
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.
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.
UCT Libraries staff gathered together to remember UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana and all those affected daily by gender-based violence in our society.
Apple has made the decision to drop all 32-bit application support with the upcoming release of macOS 10.15 Catalina. This will impact EndNote. EndNote X9 for macOS will be extensively updated for compatibility prior to the launch of Catalina. If you already have EndNote X9, please install all updates as they become available to avoid interruption in your workflow.
The Library hereby invite senior students (advanced masters or doctoral students) with a strong interest in research to apply for a post as Student Assistant.
UCT Libraries has an incredibly diverse and multi-lingual collection on Nelson Mandela in its holdings. This includes a range of both South African and international publications, films and manuscripts. This year, Mandela Day falls on the same week as National Archives Awareness Week, so we have used the opportunity to highlight some of these papers.