Read the latest news and updates from UCT Libraries Digital Library Services.
The National Income Dynamics Survey (NIDS), South Africa's first national household panel survey, publishe Wave 5 of its data on DataFirst.
Opening access to the University of Cape Town’s (UCT’s) substantial body of research will foster development and empowerment, and not only personal advancement for individual researchers. But there are watchpoints, participants heard at the opening of UCT Libraries’ Open Data Day 2019 on 2 March. The presentations are available for download.
Celebrate Open Data Day 2019 with the University of Cape Town. Digital Library Services at UCT Libraries are putting together an exciting programme on everything Open Data, including topics such as Reproducibility (Open Science), LGBTQ+ issues (Equal Development), Humanitarian Data (Data Sources), and transparent governments (Tracking Public Money Flows).
Professor Ulrike Rivett, head of the iCOMMS unit in the Faculty of Commerce, encourages her students to use ZivaHub's project feature as a secure place to privately store data.
The South African Reserve Bank visited the Digital Library Services division of UCT Libraries for a benchmarking exercise on 11 October 2018.
The University of Cape Town (UCT) joined institutions around the world in celebrating Open Access Week, which focuses on promoting open knowledge sharing, from 22 to 28 October.
EDUBASE - a 9000 item bibliography of scholarship and resources related to education for Black South Africans - made available through ZivaHub.
Upload your data during Open Access Week 2018 to stand a chance of winning data storage or Figshare prizes!
ZivaHub celebrates its first case study which explores the EDUBASE collection, a decades-long, multi-format bibliography of research on education for Black South Africans, containing content stretching from 1806 to 1992, and the process of making this collection openly available.
As researchers grapple with growing data sets and new requirements for greater openness in the research lifecycle, the work of UCT eResearch becomes more critical for the research endeavour. The eResearch Report 2017-2018 is now available.