Health Sciences Library News

Read the latest news from the Health Science Library. 

Early Closure of Health Sciences Library on Monday 30 July 2018
Mon, 30 Jul 2018 - 13:00

Due to the evening vigil taking place for the late Professor Bongani Mayosi, the Health Sciences Library will close at 17h00 today, Monday 30 July.

Health Sciences Library renovations receive rave reviews
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 00:00

The renovation included the creation of an all-important 24/7 study venue within the library. The resultant space, named the Impilo Junction, seats 60 students.

ICH Library Research Series
Fri, 24 May 2019 - 15:15

After a successful research lecture series at Health Sciences Library, we will repeating the series at the Institute of Child Health Library at Red Cross Children's Hospital. The Research Series consists of workshops aimed at improving your researching skills.  

Our Databases are moving to a new home!
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 - 15:00

While you’re on vac, we’ll be making updates to our Databases on the Libraries websites' Search & Find menu. Check out what’s in store…

Welcome to all HSF staff and students
Thu, 10 Jan 2019 - 13:45

Welcome to all HSF staff and students, new and returning. Best wishes for 2019!

Long Vacation Library Hours from 26 November
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 - 15:15

Long Vacation Library Hours will come into effect from 26 November 2018. The Impilo Junction 24/7 study space will be open when the Library is closed. On Monday 24 December 2018, the Health Sciences Library including the 24/7 study space will close at 12h30 and re-open on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

New Research Series at Impilo Junction, Health Sciences Library
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 - 09:00

Health Sciences Library will be running a Research Series starting on 21 September 2018 and will run until November. The sessions will be most applicable to postgraduate students, their supervisors and academics.

Bongani Mayosi: a humble man of many talents
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 - 09:15

UCT Libraries reflects on Professor Bongani Mayosi's life of purpose through a timeline of celebrated achievements in his academic and research career.

Primo takes off!
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 14:45

Primo and #PrimoOnTheGo was launched at the Main Library foyer on Wednesday as curious passers-by got to enter lucky draws, eat cupcakes and have their pressing Primo questions answered.

UPDATE: Problems with Google Scholar via EZProxy
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 14:00

Kindly note that a workaround to the Google Scholar issue has been implemented and off-campus users are encouraged to go to The Libraries websites and EZProxy has been updated.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 - 15:00