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Research Commons



The Research Commons has been designed as a scholarly common room for senior postgraduate students and academics. It is located on level 2 of the Rhodes University Library, beyond the Science and Pharmacy Faculty hub, and is open, via access control, to academic and research staff, postdocs and postgraduate students at masters and doctoral level. Experienced library staff members are on hand to assist with users’ information needs and to arrange consultations with subject specialists as needed. The facility will be overseen by post-graduate student assistants after office hours.

Facilities include high-end PCs with DVD writers, laptops for loan-use in the Research Commons, uninterrupted power supply, high-speed internet access, printer-copiers, and a scanner, as well as a consultation room/office and a seminar room.

Specialist research software loaded on PCs: NVivo 10, Statistica.

DataStream access is available on one PC.

Opening Hours during term time:
Mon-Thurs: 08h30 – 22h30
Friday: 08h30 - 18h00
Saturday: 09h00 - 21h00
Sunday 13h30 – 17h30

Contact details:
tel: 046 6037307

Last Modified :Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:59:18 SAST