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  • Getting to know your colleagues

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    Here are a few questions we asked them to know them better:

  • Congratulations!

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    Congratulations to....

  • Farewell

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    We bid farewell to the following staff member ....

  • Staff birthdays: January - March

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    Happy birthday to the our colleagues who will celebrate their birthdays during the next 3 months.

  • National Book Week competition during the month of September

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    South Africa commemorates National Book Week the first week of September every year. This initiative helps spread the love of books and reading to every corner of South Africa.

  • Donation of African Language Classics

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    Following up on a report published in the July/August/September issue of the Staff newsletter, entitled Donation from the National Library of South Africa, it can now be reported that the donated books have been cataloged and our holdings have been added to WorldCat.

  • Library services continue despite the library’s closure

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    The Library Circulation services are still continuing in spite of the library being closed to students because of protests.

  • DLS Year-End function 2016

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    The NAS&EBIT faculty library hosted the 2016 Year-End function at the Rag farm on Friday 25 November.

  • University of Pretoria signs ORCiD agreement

    Posted on October 28, 2016

    The University of Pretoria is proud to announce that it is now an official ORCiD member. The University joins the list of 11 South African ORCiD members.

  • Celebrating National Book Week with African writers Yewande Omotoso and Sandile Memela

    Posted on September 15, 2016

    In celebration of National Book Week, the departments of English and Library Services at the University of Pretoria hosted an event titled: 'Meet your African writers: Yewande Omotoso and Sandile Memela'.

  • Meeting your African writer, Zoë Wicomb

    Posted on September 13, 2016

    The Department of English, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services, recently hosted an event titled: 'Meet your African writer: Zoë Wicomb'.

  • African authors share short stories at UP

    Posted on August 25, 2016

    Sowetan-born African writer and journalist Niq Mhlongo and African short story writer, novelist and professor in the Department of English at the University of Pretoria David Medalie, recently shared their literary works during an event held in the Library Auditorium on the University's Hatfield...

  • Meeting your African poets at UP

    Posted on August 12, 2016

    The Department of English, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services recently hosted an event titled: 'Meet your African poets: Dr Raphael d'Abdon and Phillippa Yaa de Villiers'.

  • Veterinary students on a mission to uplift veterinary education throughout Africa

    Posted on July 21, 2016

    Vet Books for Africa is a unique, student-run initiative that was established in 1993. The project's main aim is to distribute veterinary text books, journals and other educational tools to veterinary faculties in countries in southern and central Africa.

  • Getting Published in High Impact Scholarly Journals

    Posted on June 21, 2016

    Invitation to a presentation by Prof. Kobus Maree

  • UP's MakerSpace hosts Manufacturing Systems module award ceremony

    Posted on June 13, 2016

    On Tuesday, 31 May 2016, the Department of Library Services' MakerSpace, in collaboration with the Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, hosted an award ceremony for Manufacturing Systems (MVS311), a third-year Industrial Engineering module.

  • #TuksFootball: Youth Day talk with AmaTuks Head Coach, Shaun Bartlett

    Posted on May 25, 2016

    On 17 May 2016, AmaTuks Head Coach Shaun Bartlett shared his story with University of Pretoria students and staff at a Youth Day event organised by the Department of Library Services in the Merensky Library on the University's Hatfield Campus.

  • Shaking UP Shakespeare

    Posted on May 05, 2016

    To mark the 400th anniversary of the deaths of Shakespeare and Cervantes, the Merensky Library, the Languages Cluster and the Drama Department organised a week of celebrations from 18 to 22 April 2016.

  • Launch of landmark publication by Dr Thula Simpson

    Posted on May 05, 2016

    A landmark book titled Umkhonto we Sizwe: the ANC's armed struggle, written by Dr Thula Simpson, a lecturer in Historical Studies at the University of Pretoria, was recently launched at the Merensky 2 Library on the Hatfield Campus.

  • Austrian Embassy makes generous donation to UP Library

    Posted on April 28, 2016

    The Austrian Embassy recently donated German language books to the Department of Library Services at the University of Pretoria.

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