UCT's new information-finding solution
The University of Cape Town Libraries has gone live with a world-class information-finding solution, Primo.
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Tuesday, 17 July 2018
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
Library circulation notice

Please take note: discontinuation of library book stamps

Publication Date:
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:30
Landmark judgment in terms of religion in schools

Last week the Gauteng High Court handed a decisive judgment down in terms of the use of religion in schools. This judgment is publicly available on SAFLII via the following link:


Publication Date:
Monday, July 3, 2017 - 11:15
New how-to guides!

The library has created some new how-to guides: a guide to assist those taking the course CML5619F Law of International Trade, a guide to assist those taking the course CML5664F Law and Regional Integration in Africa and a guide to free legal resources, including African Human Rights cases. Access the guides through your subject guide portal on the Law Library website.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 08:45