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Nelson Mandela revisits his prison cell on Robben Island in 1994, four years after his release from prison.
Celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela
UCT Libraries celebrate the extraordinary life of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, affectionately known as 'Madiba'. The Libraries hold many unique photographs, films, and documents relating to the life and struggles of Nelson Mandela. As a tribute to...
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UCT Libraries goes cashless
Humanitec Digital Showcase
Humanitec Digital Showcase
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.


Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Part-time jobs for students
Part-time jobs for students: Applications are open

Looking for a part-time job in 2015?  Applications are now open for Student Assistant jobs in the following libraries and sections: Knowledge Commons, Bolus Herbarium Library, Built Environment Library, Hiddingh Hall Library, Law Library, and Special Collections.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 11:15
Library Press Display
Library PressDisplay

Have you read the news today?

Library PressDisplay provides instant online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-colour, full-page format. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 09:30
The Journal of Curatorial Studies
Journal of Curatorial Studies is now available via Hiddingh Hall Library

The Journal of Curatorial Studies is an international, peer-reviewed publication that explores the cultural functioning of curating and its relation to exhibitions, institutions, audiences, aesthetics and display culture. 

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 09:00