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Research Data Management (RDM)

Data

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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Digitisation

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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Tuesday, 17 October 2017
Digital Scholarship Workshops hosted by UCT Libraries

UCT Libraries, in conjunction with UCT e-Research Centre, Oxford University and University of Hertfordshire, is excited to host a Digital Scholarship workshop series from 27th-30th June 2016.  Along with local colleagues and projects, we will be joined by two leading international Digital Scholarship experts, Adam Crymble and Pip Willcox.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 15:30
Bolus Herbarium collection
Bolus Herbarium collection

+/- 2000 taxonomical paintings and drawings scanned.

A collection of approximately 2000 delicate, precise and vividly coloured taxonomical botanical paintings and drawings illustrating a hugely diverse family of succulent plants that are endemic to Southern Africa made by Mary Page and Beatrice Carter in the early 1900s.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 15:45
Community Arts Project
Community Arts Project (Humanitec 2015)

75 documents, 25 VHS tapes and 50 audio cassettes digitised.

A rich resource of press clippings, newsletters, minutes and other written documents from this public art centre’s archive that chart the rocky history of cultural resistance and political engagement in the Western Cape during apartheid.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 15:45
Ernst Westphal
Ernst Westphal and The Centre for African Language Diversity

+-200 reel-to-reel audio tapes digitised.

A selection of 200 rare audio recordings of endangered and extinct Southern Bantu and non-Bantu click languages, made by pioneering South African linguist, Ernst Westphal, between the 1960s and the 1980s.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 15:15

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