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...
Exploring the horrors of Nazi science in Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race
Posted on September 18, 2018
Members of the public, UP students and UP staff are invited to view an international exhibition titled Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race currently on display in the Merensky Library on the University of Pretoria’s Hatfield Campus.
UP mentors help ‘Springbot’ team of SA learners score 6th place in Global Robotics Olympics
Posted on September 17, 2018
A team of learners from Tshwane, mentored by the University of Pretoria’s (UP) MakerSpace centre and a group of UP engineering students, was placed sixth out of 180 teams from around the world participating in the annual FIRST Global Challenge Robotics Olympics in Mexico City.
FEATURING - Soweto – A History by Philip Bonner and Lauren Segal.
Posted on June 18, 2018
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (18-06-2018) Soweto – A History by P. Bonner & L. Segal
FEATURING - Zimbabwe’s Exodus: crisis, migration, survival edited by Jonathan Crush and Daniel Tevera.
Posted on May 28, 2018
Special Collections Book of the Week (28-05-2018) Zimbabwe’s Exodus: crisis, migration, survival.
FEATURING - SA April 1994: an Author’s Diary, compiled by Andre Brink.
Posted on April 23, 2018
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (23 April, 2018) SA April 1994: an Author’s Diary.
FEATURING - Election 2014 South Africa: the Campaigns, Results & Future Prospects by C. Schulz-Herzenberg & R. Southhall
Posted on April 16, 2018
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (16 April, 2018) Election 2014 South Africa.
FEATURING - 491 Days: Prisoner number 1323/69 by Winnie Madikizela-Mandela
Posted on April 10, 2018
Library Special Collections Book of the Week, 9 April, 491 Days: Prisoner number 1323/69 - W. Mandela
Merensky 2 Library: Power supply interruptions and early closure
Posted on April 09, 2018
Please note that the Merensky 2 Library will experience power interruptions on Monday, 09 April 2018 from 20:00 until 21:00.
Featuring - Winnie Mandela: a life, by Anné Mariè du Preez Bezdrob
Posted on April 03, 2018
DLS Special Collections Book of the Week (03-04-2018) Winnie Mandela: a life by A. du Preez Bezdrob.
FEATURING - The Hidden History of South Africa’s Book and Reading Cultures by Archie L. Dick.
Posted on March 26, 2018
Library Special Collections Book of the Week: The Hidden History of SA's Book & Reading Cultures.
Human rights under threat: four perspectives on HIV, AIDS and the law in Southern Africa by Viljoen & Precious (eds.).
Posted on March 20, 2018
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (19 March, 2018) Human rights under threat.
FEATURING - Albie Sachs and transformation in South Africa by Drucilla Cornell and Karin van Marle with Albie Sachs.
Posted on March 12, 2018
DLS Special Collections Book of the Week (12 -03-2018) Albie Sachs & Transformation in South Africa.
FEATURING - The Cape Hajj Traditions: Past and Present by Mogamat Hoosain Ebrahim.
Posted on March 05, 2018
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (5 March 2018) The Cape Hajj Traditions by M.H. Ebrahim
FEATURING - The Dead Will Arise: Nongqawuse and the Great Xhosa Cattle-Killing Movement of 1856 - 7 by J.B Peires.
Posted on February 28, 2018
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (26 February 2018) The Dead Will Arise by J.B Peires.
Visit the library in the Piazza today and join in the fun!
Posted on February 22, 2018
The library will be rendering a Circulation and Information service – outside the library and in the Piazza – today!