Research Data Management (RDM)


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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Friday, 20 July 2018
Library Carpentry Workshop at eRA: 5 May 2017

The University of Cape Town Libraries, in collaboration with the University of Pretoria Libraries, will be presenting a Library Carpentry workshop at the eResearch Africa Conference, taking place at UCT during the first week of May 2017. The workshop is open to anybody who'd like to attend, but interested UCT Libraries' staff are encouraged to apply for SDTC funding in order to attend.


Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 10:30
eResearch UCT
RDM Workshop defining roles and responsibilities at UCT

A Research Data Management (RDM) Workshop was held at UCT on 25 January 2017, with the aim of defining the RDM roles and responsibilities at the university.

Publication Date:
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 13:00
Digital Scholarship Workshops presented by UCT Libraries

UCT Libraries, in conjunction with Stanford Libraries (USA) and the Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa (DHASA), presents a series of Digital Scholarship Workshops that will take place at the UCT Libraries' Hlanganani Junction on the 23rd, 24th and 25th January 2017.

Publication Date:
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 15:45
OpenCon 2016 satellite event hosted by UCT Libraries DLS

UCT Libraries Digital Library Services (DLS) collaborated with staff from University of Pretoria (UP) and North West University (NWU) to host a satellite conference in conjunction with OpenCon 2016. The Cape Town event took place in the new Hlanganani Junction, which resourcefully facilitated on-site, as well as online presentations and enabled participants to connect remotely from all over South Africa.

Publication Date:
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 11:45