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Sketch of Hiddingh Hall Library.
Welcome to Hiddingh Hall Library!
In 1911 Hiddingh Hall Library became the University of Cape Town’s first purpose built Library. Today it is a branch library serving the Departments of Drama, History of Art and Fine Art.
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Saturday, 17 August 2019
Important update for EndNote users with MacOS systems

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.

Publication Date:
Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 12:30
Celebrating Mandela in the Archives

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.

Publication Date:
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 - 08:15
Hamba kahle, Johnny Clegg

After a long sickness, South African music icon Johnny Clegg passed away on 16 July 2019. Clegg is remembered by his family, community and country as a gamechanger in the South African music world, having performed with two popular multi-racial bands, Juluka and Savuka, during apartheid.

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 - 12:00
Eduroam WiFi service now available in 57 of Cape Town’s public libraries

Students and staff from any university which uses eduroam, including all four the public universities in the Western Cape (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Stellenbosch University, University of Cape Town and the University of the Western Cape), can now access their institution’s high-speed network from 57 of the City of Cape Town's libraries and work there as though they were on their own campus.

Publication Date:
Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 09:00

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