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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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Thursday, 17 August 2017
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
Rodney Barnett
Underexposed: 11 South African Photographers

+/-5 000 photographs scanned.

The collection represents the work of eleven South African documentary photographers who were considered relatively unknown and "underexposed" at the time. 

Publication Date:
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 15:00
William and Yvonne Jacobson Digital Africana Program
William and Yvonne Jacobson Digital Africana Program

+-1500 paper and linen-based maps scanned.

Through this collaborative initiative between Stanford University Library and UCT Libraries, African historical maps held in Special Collections have been digitised and made accessible via UCT Libraries, as well as Stanford University’s digital repositories.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 14:15

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