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Online info session: figshare field trip to UCT
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 10:00

UCT will be hosting an online figshare field trip on Tuesday 20 March, 2018.

Seminar invite
Upcoming seminar: Introducing ZivaHub
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:45

The Institute of Infectious Disease & Molecular Medicine invites you to attend a seminar on "Introducing ZivaHub: Open Data UCT", presented by Niklas Zimmer, Manager of UCT Libraries Digital Library Services.

Love Data Week Competition
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 16:15

Upload your research data to the UCT ZivaHub figshare repository during Love Data Week (12 - 16 February 2018) and stand a chance to win figshare swag!

Professor Phakeng, DVC Research & Internationalisation
Review: Launch of the new institutional data repository, ZivaHub
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 13:00

DLS' Digital Curation Officer, Kayleigh Lino, writes about the department's engagement activities leading up to the launch of ZivaHub, UCT's new data repository.

UCT Libraries’ new information-finding solution
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:15

The University of Cape Town Libraries will soon be going live with a world-class information-finding solution, Primo.

Winning name of the UCT Data Repository
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 15:30

We are thrilled to announce that we've chosen the official name of the new University of Cape Town Institutional Data Repository, powered by Figshare for Institutions...

Official Launch of the UCT Data Repository
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:30

The University of Cape Town Libraries is pleased to invite you to the official launch of the new UCT Data Repository, powered by Figshare for Institutions

OpenCon2017 Cape Town
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:00

UCT Digital Library Services (DLS) is excited to host our 2nd OpenCon satellite event at UCT Libraries on 25 October 2017

Competition: name our institutional data repository and WIN!
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:15

Help UCT Libraries name The University of Cape Town’s new Institutional Data Repository (UCT IDR) and stand a chance to win a UCT goodie bag with items up to the value of R1000!

Prestigious fellowship winner used UCT DMPonline to apply for award
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 11:45

DLS is pleased to congratulate Dr. Marakalala on being awarded the prestigious Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowship in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Dr. Marakalala made use of the UCT DMPonline service, provided by DLS, to create a DMP for his application.

Figshare workshop at UCT
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 10:15

On Monday 3 July 2017, stakeholders from Western Cape universities gathered around the UCT Libraries' visualisation wall for a workshop about the use of Figshare for Institutions at South African universities.

RDM Jargon Busting Session
RDM Jargon Busting Sessions
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 10:00

Our Digital Curation Officers hosted 2 Research Data Management (RDM) Jargon Busting sessions during March and April 2017. The sessions were aimed at Libraries staff that wanted to demystify terms and concepts related to RDM.