INTRODUCING – ONLINE JIGSAW PUZZLES FROM UP LIBRARY’S SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Posted on June 12, 2020
Need a fun mental break? We have created jigsaw puzzles from some of our most loved books, interesting photographs and various other digitized resources, so you can have some fun while exploring our collections virtually.
University of Pretoria’s Centre for Entrepreneurship launches free National Support Portal for SMMEs
Posted on May 29, 2020
The Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Pretoria (UP) has launched a National SMME Support Portal (NSSP).
UP scores 14 nominations in prestigious ‘Science Oscars’
Posted on May 11, 2020
The University of Pretoria (UP) has received 14 nominations in the 2019/2020 National Science and Technology Forum’s (NSTF) prestigious NSTF-South32 Awards.
FEATURING - Cultural landscape heritage in Sub-Saharan Africa edited by John Beardsley.
Posted on May 11, 2020
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (11 May 2020) Cultural landscape heritage in Sub-Saharan Africa edited by John Beardsley.
Virtual library support for teaching, learning and research
Posted on April 30, 2020
The libraries’ physical doors might be closed, but we are still providing virtual support for teaching, learning and research.
Library news: Publishers make wide range of learning material available online in response to COVID-19
Posted on April 02, 2020
The Department of Library Services would like to bring to your attention that a number of publishers and aggregators of scholarly materials have stepped up to support online learning in response to the current health emergency of COVID-19.
The library celebrates #WorldReadAloudDay at Sunnyside Pre-Primary School
Posted on March 04, 2020
As librarians, we know that reading is fundamental. In fact, it is one of the most important ingredients in becoming all that you can be. It is our responsibility to encourage a reading culture in our communities and this begins with our little ones. That is why seven staff members representing...
FEATURING - An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War by John Boje
Posted on January 20, 2020
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (20 January 2020) An Imperfect Occupation: Enduring the South African War by John Boje.
FEATURING - Classic African: authentic recipes from an ancient cuisine by Rosamund Grant.
Posted on December 23, 2019
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (23 December 2019) Classic African: authentic recipes from an ancient cuisine by Rosamund Grant.
Temporary library closure for year-end lunch (29 Nov 12pm - 4pm)
Posted on November 25, 2019
Please note that the library will close for a few hours on Friday 29 November 2019 for our year-end function.
International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries & library benchmarking visits
Posted on September 01, 2019
The 13th International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries was held from 23rd July to 25th July 2019 at Aberystwyth University in Wales.
FEATURING - 'Celebrating 30 years of Johnny Clegg: Spirit is the Journey'
Posted on July 22, 2019
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (22 July 2019) Celebrating 30 years of Johnny Clegg: Spirit is the Journey.
Temporary Art Exhibition: Ancient Persia UP
Posted on June 06, 2019
A temporary exhibition brought to you by the University of Pretoria Museums and the Department of Ancient and Modern Languages and Cultures in association with the Department of Library Services.
FEATURING - Studying While Black: Race, education, emancipation in South African universities by Sharlene Swartz, Alude Mahali, Relebohile Moletsane et al.
Posted on June 03, 2019
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (3 June 2019) Studying While Black: Race, education, emancipation in South African universities by Sharlene Swartz, Alude Mahali, Relebohile Moletsane et al.
Marketing students experience the value of access to information
Posted on April 15, 2019
A library training session was held for the BCom Honours in Marketing Management class of 2019 on 18 February, led by Mr Thulani Mahlangu, the Marketing Management Information Specialist in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences Library, to assist students towards the completion of the...
Museums and Makerspace: 3-D scanning collaboration
Posted on April 12, 2019
In April, the team from the UP Museums and Library Makerspace scanned The Basotho Witness (1907), an original work by the South African sculptor Anton van Wouw (1862 - 1945).
FEATURING - A Guide to the African Human Rights System: celebrating 30 years since the entry into force of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, 1986-2016
Posted on March 25, 2019
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (25 March 2019) A Guide to the African Human Rights System: celebrating 30 years since the entry into force of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights, 1986-2016.
The riveting relevance of libraries today
Posted on March 19, 2019
For South African Library Week (18 – 24 March), libraries nationwide aim to celebrate their advancements and highlight the important social, cultural and educational role they play in our broader community.
Library Lovers Month competition: Tell us about a time that our library had a positive impact on your academic work!
Posted on February 07, 2019
The Department of Library Services invites all University of Pretoria students to participate in our #LibraryLoversMonth competition!
Open Access: UP hosts panel discussion on making research available to all
Posted on December 19, 2018
A panel discussion held at the University of Pretoria earlier this year debated the $25 billion (R356 billion) turnover flowing into for-profit publishers of academic research.
After a very vibrant and interactive discussion, all participants and delegates agreed that the universal open...