UCT's new information-finding solution
The University of Cape Town Libraries has gone live with a world-class information-finding solution, Primo.
The Hub in the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library
Welcome to UCT Libraries
The Hub on level 4 of the Chancellor Oppenheimer Library is a hive of activity most days. Students can check out books at the loans desk; do research & write assignments; or ask questions in this vibrant space. The Interlibrary Loans departments as...


Sunday, 22 July 2018
Chancellor Oppenheimer Library
Welcome to UCT Libraries

UCT Libraries is your knowledge partner. UCT Libraries is crucial to your academic success. Learn to use the libraries resources, ask us for help when you need – then you’re winning!

Publication Date:
Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 12:15
Problems with Google Scholar via EZProxy

Off-campus users may experience problems accessing Google Scholar via EZProxy.This is related to Google Scholar's reCAPTCHA script failing. ICTS is currently liaising with Google to attend to this fix. If you experience this error and are off-campus, please go directly to Google Scholar ( We do apologise for any inconvenience caused until this problem is resolved.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 09:30
Graduate advice
Growing by Degrees

What graduates wish they'd known when they were in first year – and their advice to you now.

Publication Date:
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 10:45
Group of students
Orientation 2016

Late January and early February will see almost 4,000 wide-eyed new students descend on Campus. Many will visit the Main Chancellor Oppenheimer Library, while the rest will experience the riches offered by our branch libraries.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 13:45