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Due to the NEHAWU mass meeting on the Rooiplein the JS Gericke Library closed at 11:45. The library is now open again.
The Library and Information Service continues to strive to harness the best in search technology to provide cutting-edge access to our entire collection of information resources.
On Wednesday 28 October the technology behind our search portal was upgraded to WorldCat Discovery Services which provides web access to the world’s richest database for the discovery of materials held in your library, and that of the world. Additional content are added, and improvements made, to WorldCat Discovery Services on a monthly basis. The new platform employs responsive web design to recognise mobile devices and adapt accordingly.
For more information or queries about WorldCat Discovery Services, contact Natasja Malherbe at 021 808 2845 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Need a quiet space to study on Sundays? The JS Gericke Library will again be open this
Sunday, 1 November, from 10:00 to 16:30.
Use this opportunity to be well-prepared for your exams!
Sunday opening hours at the JS Gericke Library have been extended
by a week to accommodate the postponement of the start of the exams. The JS Gericke Library will thus be open on
the following Sundays in November: 1st, 8th, 15th
The Library and Information Service wishes students every
success in their exams.
With the extension of the academic semester by a week, the Library
and Information Service will provide semester hours of service up to and
including Tuesday 24 November.
For the hours
of service of all libraries please click on the link.
The Africana Section of the JS Gericke Library exhibits extraordinary books and maps from 21 October until the end of November as part of the (IMCoS) International Map Collectors Society's annual symposium taking place in Cape Town this year. Items re cartography and exploration between 1580 and 1830 are on display.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS DIVISION: STUDENT ASSISTANT REQUIRED FOR 2016
The Special Collections division in the JS Gericke Library requires the services of a student assistant for 2016.
Working hours: 12 hours per working week (Mon-Fri 8:00-16:30), arranged according to the availability of the successful candidate.
• General administrative duties
• Sorting and physical maintenance of document collections
• Computer skills
• Good interpersonal skills
• Communication skills in both English and Afrikaans
Interest in and knowledge of South African History and Afrikaans Literature.
At post-graduate level in a suitable course of study with little regular class attendance.
Commencement: 1 February 2016
Closing date for applications: 30 October 2015
Enquiries: Mrs Lynne Fourie at (021) 808 4881 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Please send a complete Curriculum Vitae with a covering letter to Mrs Lynne Fourie, Special Collections, JS Gericke Library. Applications can be handed in at the Special Collections Division, room 1065, in the JS Gericke Library or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (021) 808 3723.
International Dictionary Day is celebrated on 16 October. SU staff and students have daily, free access to the best online dictionaries in the world. See library home page - SEARCH dropdown > E-reference > Language dictionaries.
A collection of over 4000 items belonging to the late Dr Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, giving tremendous insight into the mind of a man that is often described as one of the creators of our democracy, was officially made accessible to the public at the JS Gericke Library of Stellenbosch University 7 October 2015. Read more
The Library and Information Service will hold a book sale
from 14-16 October 2015. The sale will
take place on the lower level of the JS Gericke Library. Book prices will range from R10 and
upwards. All available subject areas
will be covered. Bound copies of the London Times, from the 1980’s, will be
on sale. Please contact Niel Hendriksz
at email@example.com for further details.