Research Data Management (RDM)

Research Data Management

Our RDM services assist researchers with organising, managing, and curating their research data to facilitate its preservation and access for present and future use.

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Our Digitisation Unit offers digitisation, project management, curation, and preservation services for a wide variety of materials to enable and support preservation and access to digital collections.

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Saturday, 4 April 2020
Digital Library Services ​continue research support - Statement on COVID-19

Despite the current challenges we are all facing around the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, Digital Library Services is committed to providing the UCT community with continued support for the full suite of RDS online.

Publication Date:
Tue, 24 Mar 2020 - 14:00
Celebrate Open Data Day with UCT Libraries

Celebrate Open Data Day with UCT Libraries and various guest speakers talking about Open Data! Book your spot for Friday 6th of March 2020, between 8:30 to 13:00 at the Library Learning Lounge, Snape Building.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 10:15
Help save the digital world! Be part of UCT's solution

Its World Digital Preservation Day on the 7 November 2019 and UCT Libraries would like to invite you to join us for a lunchtime seminar on what Digital Preservation means. This year’s theme ‘At Risk Materials’ raises the question of what happens to those digital objects that we create every day and how can we keep them safe? Register Today!

Publication Date:
Fri, 01 Nov 2019 - 15:15
New digitisation scanner, a first in Africa

The transition from conservation to preservation compounds the degrading of digitised materials. The introduction of the Zeutschel ScanStudio aims to revolutionise the Libraries digital preservation efforts while making UCT Special Collections holdings accessible for academic research.

Publication Date:
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 - 15:00