Introducing JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)

After positive feedback received from many academics and students who used JoVe in 2020 for online teaching and learning, the RU Library has added this valuable resource to its collections.

Access PressReader now

Accessing more than 7000 newspapers and magazines from 100+ countries in 60+ languages, on desktop computers, tablets and mobile devices

Wiley Digital Archives Collection

Wiley Digital Archives Collection

ProQuest Academic Complete

Rhodes Library gives you access to over 200,000 authoritative ebooks!

Trial Database Collections

Trial Database Collections

Current Protocols in BioInformatics

Current Protocols in BioInformatics

Guide to RUL Services 2024

Guide to RUL Services

ORCID Intembeko Hub

ORCID Intembeko Hub

Harmony of Science and Art Exhibition

Harmony of Science and Art Exhibition

Access Reaxys

Access Reaxys

Primal Pictures

Primal Pictures

South African Library Week 18-24 March 2024

South African Library Week 18-24 March 2024

International Mother Language Day 2024

International Mother Language Day 2024

Amazing Place Lucky Draw

Amazing Place Lucky Draw

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global (PQDT)

ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global (PQDT)

Access Global NewsBank

Access Global NewsBank

New Book Acquisitions 2023

New Book Acquisitions 2023

Rhodes University Library invites applications for Student Assistants positions

Rhodes University Library invites applications for Student Assistants positions

Wiley Digital Archives Training Session

Wiley Digital Archives Training Session

Heritage Month

Heritage Month

Free Trial Access to Company of Biologists until 17 October 2023.

Free Trial Access to Company of Biologists until 17 October 2023.

Celebrating 200 years of isiXhosa as a written language

Celebrating 200 years of isiXhosa as a written language

Open Access Publishing Webinar – Springer Nature 25 Aug 11 am

Open Access Publishing Webinar

Rhodes University Library welcomes new staff members

Rhodes University Library welcomes new staff members

Oxford Scholarship Online

Oxford Scholarship Online is a collection of thousands of outstanding academic ebooks – an essential research tool for students and academics.

Free Trial access to SpringerProtocols until 16 August 2023.

Free Trial access to SpringerProtocols until 16 August 2023.

Free Trial access to Bentham Science Publishers

Free Trial access to Bentham Science Publishers

Free Trial access to Digital Theatre + until 8 July 2023

Digital Theatre

Free Trial access to AIP until 15 June 2023.

Free Trial access to AIP until 15 June 2023.

Free Trial access to Wiley Digital Archives

Wiley Digital Archives

Free Taylor and Francis Webinar

Free Taylor and Francis Webinar

Open Science Colloquium: 8 - 9 March 2023

Open Science Colloquium

Free trial access to Reaxys

Free trial access to Reaxys

African Writers Series

African Writers Series online edition includes over 250 volumes of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose, including works by Chinua Achebe, Nadine Gordimer, Nelson Mandela and many more...

Wiley Digital Archives Webinar

Wiley Digital Archives Webinar

WWIS Academy - Free Webinar

WWIS Academy - Free Webinar

WWIS Academy - Free Webinar

WWIS Academy - Free Webinar

Clarivate Webinar

Accelerating Your Research Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Library Student Assistant Jobs

Rhodes Library invites applications for Student Assistant positions

Open Access Week 2022

Open Access Week 2022

Wiley: Live Training

Wiley: Live Training

Guide to RUL 2023

Guide to RUL 2023

Free Trial access to ProQuest Central

Free Trial access to ProQuest Central

Webinar: Academic libraries' responses to the SDGs

Webinar: Academic libraries' responses to the SDGs

The State of Open Data Webinar

The State of Open Data Webinar 2022

Access Global NewsBank 2022

Access Global NewsBank 2022

Free Trial - Taylor & Francis’ Sustainable Development Goals Online

Taylor & Francis’ Sustainable Development Goals Online

Online Webinar: Ethics in AI Supported Writing

Online Webinar: Ethics in AI Supported Writing

RUL Orientation Polls

RUL Orientation Polls

WWIS Webinar

A focus on Open Access Publishing: Honesty and Originality in Academic Writing

Library Survey 2022

The Library and Information Services (LIS) Division would like to ascertain your perceptions about the Library and its services and invites you to participate by taking the survey. This is your opportunity to tell us how we’re doing and how we can improve. We hope you will enjoy taking this survey. Here is the link to the library survey: Rhodes University Library Survey

Virtual Meet & Greet sessions

Welcome to Rhodes University Library We invite you to attend our VIRTUAL Meet & Greet sessions where you can engage with your Librarians and to get to know how your Library can support you

Wiley Training

Wiley Training

Welcome to RUL an amazing place to be

Welcome to RUL an amazing place to be

National Women's Day Opening Times

National Women's Day Opening Times

Attention All Researchers - How to publish with Oxford Journals

You are invited to a presentation by Ms. Sumita Sen of Oxford University Press to learn more about how to publish with Oxford Journals.

Elsevier & RUL invites you to attend a live Scopus training session

All this and more can be uncovered using the World’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Join us in this live training session as we uncover ways to make your research more productive and effective.

RUL Information Literacy Workshops 2022

RUL Information Literacy

Free Trial access to The Oxford Research Encyclopedias – International Studies

Free Trial access to The Oxford Research Encyclopedias – International Studies

Free Trial access to Taylor & Francis eBooks

Free Trial access to Taylor & Francis eBooks

Taylor and Francis Webinar

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Rhodes Libraries Opening Hours on Workers' Day(Monday, 02 May 2022)

Rhodes Libraries Opening Hours on Workers' Day(Monday, 02 May 2022)

Opening Times for the Easter Weekend

Please be advised of the Easter Weekend Library Hours:

Clarivate SDG Workshop

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Springer Nature Live Webinar

Springer Nature Webinar

Guide To Rhodes University Library (RUL) Services - 2022

Guide To Rhodes University Library (RUL) Services - 2022

Fine Free Week 2022

Fine free week 2022

Rhodes Libraries Opening Hours

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RUL revised version of Search All

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Rhodes Libraries Closed - Easter Weekend

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NewsBank: Apartheid: Global Perspectives, 1946-1996

Nowhere is the worldwide reaction to apartheid captured as thoroughly as in Apartheid: Global Perspectives, 1946-1996...

ScienceDirect eBook Platform Experience Training

This invitation is for the attention of staff and students (both undergraduate and postgraduate):

Free Trial Access to Royal Society Journals until 9 July 2021

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Free Trial Access to Sage Research Methods until 31 July 2021

Access is to ebooks and reference titles only

Free trial access to Statista

Free trial access to Statista for Rhodes users until 14 November 2021

Scopus online training for Rhodes University

You are invited to an online training session on Scopus, on 28 June 2021 from 9 am to 11 am.

Heritage Day Opening Times

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Main Library will be Open

Main Library will be open

Rhodes Libraries Extended Hours

Please be advised of the Library hours for 2021:

Librarians on call during lockdown - Virtual Hours

Should you require any Library assistance during the lockdown period, Library staff will be available to answer queries and offer teaching & learning support between 8h30-17h00, Monday to Friday.

RUL Information Literacy 2021

RUL Information Literacy 2021

RU Libraries Vacation Times

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RU Libraries Opening Hours(Youth Day)

Please be advised of the Rhodes Libraries opening hours for Youth Day

Books Available Online & New Print Acquisitions

Books Available Online & New Print Acquisitions

African Studies ebook collection from Project Muse

Free Trial access to African Studies eBook collections from 26 January to 5 March 2021.

Meet your friendly Librarians

Library staff is here to help you navigate your way through the Rhodes Libraries and its array of resources and services.

Free access to Multidisciplinary databases & COVID-19 resources by Academic Publishers

Publishers have made access available to some resources in support of online learning during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Main Library Opening Hours

Please be advised of the Library Opening Hours, with effect, Monday, 05 October 2020:

Ask a Librarian

A searchable knowledge base of frequently asked questions

OverDrive

OverDrive contains a collection of ebooks and audio books for leisure reading. Borrow ebooks anytime, anywhere.

Public statement on how to get copyright permission

Public statement on how to get copyright permission

FREE TRIAL ACCESS to Pharmaceutical Substances and Science of Synthesis until 31 May 2020.

FREE TRIAL ACCESS to Pharmaceutical Substances and Science of Synthesis until 31 May 2020.

Sponsored access to JoVE Science Education until 15 June 2020.

Sponsored access to JoVE Science Education until 15 June 2020.

Rhodes University Library Virtual O-Week Orientation

Welcome to Rhodes University Library (RUL), the amazing place to be. We invite all 1st year students to tune in and hear all about our AMAZING PLACE – the Rhodes University Library. We look forward to introducing you to our librarians, telling you about the resources we have to offer and showing you where to find the information that you need for your studies.

Elsevier -Novel Coronavirus Information Center

Free resource from Elsevier: Novel Coronavirus Information Center

Coronavirus: Free Access Collection

Cambridge University Press has made a collection of more than 80 relevant book chapters and journal articles freely available on Cambridge Core.

Information Literacy Tutorials

Information Literacy tutorials will be held Monday to Thursday afternoons, in the Xstrata Training Room, Level 2, Main Library

Sustainable Development Goals Online

FREE TRIAL ACCESS to Sustainable Development Goals Online until 29 November 2019.

Springer Nature

SpringerNature Journals cover the breadth of science and technology, medicine and the social sciences.

Exam Opening Hours

Please be advised of the Exam Opening Hours with effect, Friday, 25 October 2019 to 21 November 2019

Open Access Day Event

Rhodes University Library will be marking Open Access Week 2019 with a special Open Access Day event on Wednesday 20 November 2019. The purpose of this event is to continue raising the awareness of Open Access among our academic community.

Rand Daily Mail Archive (1902-1985)

DID YOU KNOW? Rhodes Library now subscribes to the Rand Daily Mail Archive (1902-1985)

Open Access Week 2019

The 2019 Open Access Week Advisory Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for the 2019 International Open Access Week, to be held October 21-27, will be “Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge”.

Library Student Assistants 2020

Rhodes University Library invites applications for Student Assistant positions in 2020

Research Week: Copyright session & Podcast

During Research Week, which was held during 3-7 June 2019, a session on Copyright, Open Access & OA publishing, and predatory journals was held on 5th June.

Film Platform

Free TRIAL Access to Film Platform until 2 October 2019. FILM PLATFORM connects academic audiences with leading documentary films from across the world.

ProQuest One Academic

Free TRIAL Access to ProQuest One Academic (PQ1A) until 31 August 2019.

Women's Day 2019

Please be advised of the Library Hours on Friday, 09 August 2019 (Women's Day)

NEW LIBRARY DIRECTOR

The Rhodes Library welcomes Ms Wethu Danster, the new Library Director with effect, 01 July 2019.

Financial Mail & Business Day Archive

Free TRIAL Access to Financial Mail Archive (1959-2001) and Business Day Archive (1985-2001) until 16 August 2019.

africaResource Knowledge Project

Africa Knowledge Project, also known as AKP, disseminates Africa-centred, evidence-based knowledge on Africa and African Diaspora.

Academic Video Online

Academic Video Online (AVON) provides access to more than 63,000 scholarly videos, including: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, original and raw footage.

Online Databases Tutorial

Online Databases - Tutorial presented every week Monday to Thursday, 16:00-17:00

Church Missionary Society Archive

FREE TRIAL Access to Church Missionary Society (CMS) Archives until 21 May 2019.

OPENING HOURS - SWOT WEEK

Please be advised of the SWOT times with effect Monday, 27 MAY 2019 - 30 MAY 2019

Exam Hours

Please be advised of the Extended Opening Hours of Rhodes Libraries during Exam Time

Rhodes Main Library - Opening Hours on Public Holidays

Please be advised of the Main Library hours for the 27 April 2019, 01 & 08 May 2019

Rhodes Main Library Tutorial On ‘Exam Tips’

6 – 23 May 2019

Research Week at RUL

Rhodes University Library (RUL) is hosting their 3rd Research Week between the 3 - 6th June 2019 in the Library Meeting Room (Level 4).

Searching Databases by subject or the A-Z Databases via the library homepage?

Wanting to search using specific electronic databases?

South African Library for the Blind

Congratulations to the South African Library for the Blind (SALB) on their centenary celebrations.

Rhodes Libraries Vacation Hours

Please be informed that Rhodes Libraries will be adopting vacation hours, commencing from the 29 March 2019 up until the 14 April 2019

GeoScience World Free Trial Access

Free Trial Access to Rhodes users until 31 March 2019

Fine Free Week

Rhodes University Library celebrates South African Library Week (SALW) from the 18-24 March 2019.

Welcome to Rhodes University Library

Use this guide as a starting point to find out more about the library services and resources available to you.

Rhodes Libraries - Term Hours

Please be advised of the Rhodes Libraries Term Opening Hours, with effect, Monday 11 February 2019

Library Orientation Presentations 2019

Library Orientation Presentations will take place hourly at Xstrata Training Room, Level 2, RU Main Library

Rhodes Libraries Vacation Time Hours

Please be advised of the Rhodes Libraries Vacation Hours, from Monday, 07 January 2019 until Sunday, 10 February 2019

Rhodes University Librarian scoops LIASA award

Rhodes University Library Services Director, Ms Ujala Satgoor is the first recipient of the Executive Librarian of the Year Award made by the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA).

Welcome to the New RefWorks!

A new version of RefWorks (New RefWorks) has recently been launched by the developers, ProQuest.

Naxos Music Library

Naxos Music Library - Classical, Jazz, Folk, Blues, Pop & Rock, Gospel, World, & Nostalgia music… Wide range of standard and specialist repertoire

Library Director's Welcome Message

"The Rhodes University Library is one such entity and we pride ourselves on being your study partner during the course of your academic journey"

Rhodes Library O-Week Competition

A competition for all New First year students!

Rhodes Library O-Week Information Literacy Workshops

Please remember to sign up for the Information Literacy workshops at the Information Commons, Level 2

Current Awareness Subject Guide

This Guide is designed to bring to your notice a wide range of topical, general interest stories and more...

Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

Elsevier Scopus

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, with bibliometrics tools to track, analyze and visualize research

Setting up My Library Account - Step by Step Guide

Setting up My Library Account - Step by Step Guide

1Science oaFindr

oaFindr is not only the world's largest integrated open access discovery platform, it's also the best-performing discovery tool with the highest-quality, expertly curated, openly available content

What's New in WEB OF SCIENCE?

Explore the Emerging Sources Citation Index, which will extend the universe of publications in Web of Science and include high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging scientific fields.

Open Gazettes

Open Gazettes is the largest freely available online collection of gazettes in South Africa. Gazettes are a critical source of information and record of South African history.

Information Literacy Workshops!

Please remember to sign up for the Information Literacy Workshops!

Rhodes Library welcomes new staff member

Rhodes University Library is pleased to welcome our new staff member, Ms Molly Chikafa, Faculty Liaison Librarian.

Past Exam Papers

Please be advised that the Past Exam Papers are on RU Connected - 2 years papers sanctioned for release by Departments.

Top 10 Exam Preparation Tips

Preparing for exams? Give yourself the best chance with these top ten study tips.Don't leave it until the last minute. While some students do seem to thrive on last-minute 'cramming', it's widely accepted that for most of us, this is not the best way to approach an exam.

BMI Research

BMI Research monitors 51 African countries, keeping you up-to date on key market developments via economic forecasts, political outlooks, key industry growth trends and analysis of regulatory regimes, company strategy, competitive landscapes and operational risks

Rhodes Libraries welcome new staff member

RUL welcomes new staff member Ms Ayanda Qomfo, Faculty Liaison Librarian.

Routledge Handbooks Online

Routledge Handbooks Online brings together the world’s leading scholars to provide a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research and future trends in the Social Sciences and Humanities, while at the same time providing an authoritative guide to theory and method, the key sub-disciplines, and the primary debates of today.

NewsBank

Nowhere is the worldwide reaction to apartheid captured as thoroughly as in Apartheid: Global Perspectives, 1946-1996. This fully searchable digitized collection contains thousands of translated news broadcasts and publications, written by both the people who experienced apartheid and those around the world who watched, reacted to and analyzed it.

Letter to Alumni, parents, donors and Funders of Rhodes University

Over the past two weeks print and electronic media have reported on what has been characterised as a ‘financial crisis at Rhodes’. I thought it would be appropriate that I contextualise the recent reportage on Rhodes University.

Eastern African Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism

A print journal received as a donation from the St. Augustine University of Tanzania, Mwanza, TZ. The Journal publishes original , peer-reviewed research articles and conference reviews.

Focus Group - 1st Years

Focus Group - 1st Years. How did you cope with the June exams? Do you need help? Group discussion to be held in the first week of term.

Student IT Helpdesk

Student IT Helpdesk: a free computer carry-in service for software and network related issues

Emerald Research

Please be advised of the upcoming maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 7 June 2016, beginning at 08:00 GMT - lasting for up to 12 hours.

Amnesty Week 14-18 March 2016

As part of the South African Library Week celebrations , the Rhodes Library embarks on a FINE FREE WEEK (Amnesty) from the 14-18 March 2016. Fines will be waived for all overdue items.

Library Director's Welcome Message

"The Rhodes University Library is committed to the pursuit of knowledge by connecting people to resources that contribute to the intellectual development of responsible citizens”

Library Orientation Week 2016

Library Orientation Week 2016 - Library Presentation Programme

The Amazing Place!

Rhodes Library O-Week - A competition for all New First year students.

Rhodes Library website under construction

The Rhodes University Library Website is currently under construction due to the Terminal 4 upgrade. Some of the links may not be accessible during this process.

Drama Online

The award-winning Drama Online introduces new writers alongside the most iconic names in playwriting history, providing contextual and critical background through scholarly works and practical guides. Our constantly growing collection meets the full range of teaching needs for theatre studies, literature courses and drama schools.

Thousands of nature.com articles available in September

This September, all students at Rhodes University can benefit from unlimited access to articles via nature.com. Providing over 130 different academic journals in a wealth of research fields, nature.com sees visits from over 6 million users every month

Getting published: What distinguishes a good manuscript from a bad one?

Your role is changing. Researchers today need to secure funding, collaborate, share data, publish results, commercialize research and demonstrate impact. Early career researchers in particular are under significant pressures and Elsevier is committed to supporting you on your way to publishing a world class journal article or book and developing your career as a successful professional researcher.

Cape Town Declaration (2015)

Ministers and country representatives from Angola, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote D’Ivoire Lesotho, Guinea, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, South Sudan and Swaziland met to discuss the status of libraries and implementation of access to information agenda at a meeting on 14 August 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa—just ahead of IFLA WLIC (World Library and Information Congress) 2015.

81st IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Cape Town, 15-21 August 2015

South Africa is host to the 81st IFLA World Library and Information Congress being held in Cape Town from 15-21 August 2015 with the theme “Dynamic Libraries: Access, Development and Transformation”.

Gale Artemis: Literary Sources

An integrated research experience, Artemis Literary Sources brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.

New appointment: Ms Sindi Gule

Congratulations to Ms Sindi Gule who has been appointed as Librarian: Alastair Kerr Law Library from 01 July 2015

Celebrating libraries in 20 years of democracy

Celebrating libraries in 20 years of democracy: An overview of library and information services in South Africa. Since the establishment of the first public library in 1818, the South African library and information services landscape has also been a reflection of the socio-political order and developments in the country.

“Connect with your Personal Librarian”

During South African Library Week (SALW), the Personal Librarians at Rhodes University Library took part in an intervention which was linked to the SALW theme, “Connect @your library”. This intervention was an attempt to reach out to Undergraduate students so that they would begin to see the Library as an enabling environment that supports their learning.

Library Place of Knowledge

Indawo yolwazi (place of knowledge) in pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and community engagement.

South African Library Week 2015

The theme “Connect @ your library” resonates with the belief that libraries connect people to each other, to knowledge and information, to print and electronic resources, to technology and professional support.

Meet your new Principal Librarian: Science & Pharmacy

Ms Thandiwe Menze, has been appointed as the Principal Faculty Librarian: Science and Pharmacy as of 01 January 2015. Ms Menze will be working closely with the Faculty of Science & Pharmacy in support of teaching and research.

Improving publishing skills of young academics

Elsevier, in collaboration with the Rhodes University, are pleased to invite you to attend an Author Seminar "Strategies to increase the quality and the impact of scientific publications".

Access South Africa

The largest collection of 130 current South African news sources from 1986 to today, Access South Africa provides in-depth coverage of local and regional issues and events from across the country

Information Literacy Tutorials

Information Literacy is a tool for a successful life of learning, of creating new ideas and solving problems. Information Literacy can be defined as the ability to identify information, to access and find it, evaluate it and use it. Not all information is relevant or useful, so skills are needed to evaluate and select useful information.

2016 National Arts Festival Programme

The 2016 National Arts Festival programme, (30 June – 10 July 2016) is here! Drama, dance, cabaret, comedy, film, music, magic...

Local Government Elections 2016

Please be advised that the Main Library & The Law Library will be open on Election Day, 3 August 2016.

HSTalks

Rhodes University currently has full access to The Business & Management Collection of 950 online video lectures and case studies by recognizable leading world experts. Topics include marketing, management, finance, accounting, strategy and more.

National Day of Action!

National Day of Action - Let's build a united front for quality, transformative higher education! Rhodes Libraries will be closing between 12:15 - 14:00 in solidarity with the National Day of Action

Student Employment 2017!

Rhodes University Library invites applications for Student Assistants positions in 2017 at the Main Library, Law Library & Education Resource Centre

Wiley Online Textbooks

Wiley Online is supporting Rhodes University students by providing free access for a period of 30 days to electronic versions of six prescribed Wiley textbooks!

Postgraduate Commons - Extended Hours until midnight!

Please be advised that the Postgraduate Commons hours (Monday – Thursday), will be extended for the 4th term, 2016.

New Parents visit to the Rhodes Main Library

New Parents are welcome to visit the Rhodes Main Library for a tour, Sunday 12 February 2017, from 08:30 - 13:00

South African Library Week, 18 - 26 March, 2017

The Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) is celebrating South African Library Week from 18 - 26 March 2017 with the theme “My Library, Your Library“

Library Amnesty Week, 18 - 25 March, 2017

Library Amnesty Week - Fines will be waived for all overdue items!

Rhodes Library O-Week Competition!

A competition for all New First Year students! Participate in the Amazing Place activity and place your entry form in the Box at the table next to the Main Library's entrance gate before 17:00 on Friday, 17 February 2017

Oxford Scholarship Online

FREE TRIAL Access to Oxford Scholarship Online LAW and RELIGION Collections until 13 April 2018

Exam Hours

Please be advised of the Examination opening hours of Rhodes Libraries

Rhodes Libraries - Term Time Hours

Please be advised of the Term Time opening hours of Rhodes Libraries, with effect, Monday 9 April 2018

Vacation Hours

Please take note of the Rhodes Libraries' vacation hours commencing on Friday, 25 August 2017 – Sunday, 03 September 2017

Research Week @ Rhodes University Library, 8-12th May, 2017

In support of Emerging African Academics and Researchers - Rhodes University Library is proud to invite you to their first Research Week event

Karger eJournal Collection

Karger eJournal Collection - comprises over 100 biomedical online journals including Open Access titles, covering all disciplines of human medicine and related sciences

RU Research Week, 8 May 2017: Internalisation of Research: Professor Tebello Nyokong

Professor Nyokong will present the keynote address at the launch of Rhodes University’s first Research Week on Monday, 8th May 2017

RU Research Week, 9 May 2017: Building your Research Toolkit

Professor Sioux McKenna : Do you know who I am? Building a collaborative academic space in an era of individualism

RU Research Week, 10 May 2017: Engaging with Traditional and Social Research Practices

Fiona Bester: Supporting research and innovation at Rhodes University: Library as the hub of the University

RU Research Week, 11 May 2017: Measuring the IMPACT of your research

Matthew Buys: Your work is distinctive, what about your name?

RU Research Week, 12 May 2017: Raising the visibility of your research

Nick Shockey: Open Access in Africa

Access South Africa

The largest collection of 130 current South African news sources from 1986 to today, Access South Africa provides in-depth coverage of local and regional issues and events from across the country

ProQuest Central

ProQuest Central is the largest single periodical resource available, bringing together complete databases across all major subject areas, including Business, Health and Medical, Language and Literature, Social Sciences, Education, Science and Technology, and more

Exam Preparation & Tips

Information Literacy sessions on Exam preparation and Tips will be running from Monday, 22nd May until Friday, 26th May 2017

Rhodes Libraries - Vacation Time Hours

Please be advised of the vacation time hours with effect, Friday, 23 June 2017 to Sunday, 16 July 2017

Elsevier Workshop - Research at Rhodes University

We extend an invitation for you to attend an Elsevier Workshop with Lucia Schoombee (Elsevier Consultant–Research Intelligence (Africa)) in collaboration with Rhodes Library

Women's Day 2017

Please be advised of the Library Opening Times on Women's Day, Wednesday, 09 August 2017

Routledge Performance Archive

The Routledge Performance Archive is a developing resource providing unique access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance.

Nano

Nano : The Nature Research solution for nanotechnology. Nano is a unique source providing highly indexed and structured information related to nanomaterials & devices in over 200,000 curated profiles

Project Muse

Project MUSE is a leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community

Rhodes Libraries Opening Hours: 24 & 25 September 2017

Kindly be informed that the Main Library and Alastair Kerr Law Library will open Sunday – Monday, 24-25 September 2017, at the following times

Open Access Week @ Rhodes Library

Rhodes University Library is hosting their annual Open Access Week during 2nd-6th October 2017

Rhodes Library Student Assistant Jobs 2018

Rhodes University Library invites applications for Student Assistants positions in 2018 at the following sections

African Newspapers, Series 2 (1835 -1925)

FREE TRIAL Access to African Newspapers, Series 2 (1835-1925) until 1 June 2018.

Rhodes Libraries Vacation Hours

Vacation Time Hours will be applied from Friday, 24 August 2018 until Sunday, 02 September 2018

Access to Library Electronic Resources

Please be advised that access to all Library Electronic Resources has been restored!

Oxford Research Encyclopedias - A Community of Scholars

The Oxford Research Encyclopedias have been developed to address the need for contextual information at the start of a research project on an unfamiliar topic...

Scifest Africa 2018 : The Fourth Industrial Revolution

South Africa’s National Science Festival, Scifest Africa, will be celebrating its 22nd anniversary event from 7-13 March 2018 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape.

South African Library Week 2018

The Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) is celebrating South African Library Week from 19-25 March 2018 with the theme Libraries: heart of the Community

Rhodes Libraries - Heritage Day Hours

Please be advised of Rhodes Libraries opening hours during National Heritage Day, 24 September 2018

British Online Archives

FREE TRIAL Access - British Online Archives: Nigeria, Cameroon and Zimbabwe under colonial rule, in Government reports, 1887-1980

RU Library Amnesty Week

Let off the Hook! A box of crayons/colouring pencils or a can of food in lieu of your library fine – A great deal indeed! These proceeds will be donated to a local crèche in Grahamstown

ProQuest Product Trials

FREE TRIAL access to ProQuest Historical Newspapers: International Collection, Music and Dance Online and The Vogue Archive

Sage Research Methods

FREE TRIAL access to research methods used in the social and behavioral sciences, plus research methods commonly used in science, technology, medicine, and the humanities

Rhodes Libraries - Public Holiday Hours

Please be advised of the Rhodes Libraries opening hours on Workers Day, 1 May 2018

RU Library Research Week 7-11 May 2018

The aim of Research Week is to strengthen research support and partnerships between researchers, postgraduate students, the Research Office and the Library.

The National Arts Festival 2018

The National Arts Festival is an important event on the South African cultural calendar, and the biggest annual celebration of the arts on the African continent.

Pop-Up Library coming to you!

The Rhodes University Librarians are coming to you!! Pop-In at the Drama Department, Tuesday, 14 August 2018 from 14:00 - 16:00!

Bentham Science

FREE TRIAL access to Bentham Science Journals - more than 100 peer-reviewed Science, Technology and Medical journals (STM)

Women's Day 2018

Rhodes Libraries Opening Times on National Women's Day, Thursday, 9 August 2018

Open Access Week @ Rhodes Library, 3-7 September 2018

The purpose of this week is to continue raising awareness of Open Access to our academic community

Rhodes University affirms its commitment to Open Access

Dr Peter Clayton, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation, officially opened Rhodes University’s Open Access Day on 20 November 2019 at the Main Library.

Kanopy - Video Streaming Service

FREE TRIAL ACCESS to Kanopy until 29 November 2019.

Attention all Researchers & Post-Graduate Students

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Only known full Zietsman/Goniwe Inquest archive digitised at Cory Library

In 2020, the Foundation for Human Rights and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA approached the Rhodes University Library to make accessible the Zietsman/Goniwe Inquest documentation, archived at the Cory Library for Humanities Research.

The legacy of Nigerian music star Orlando Julius must not be overlooked

If there is one musician as commonly associated as Fela Anikulapo-Kuti with the West African musical movements Afrobeat and Afrobeats (never mind Afro-Blues and Afro-Soul), this is the preserve of Orlando Julius Ekemode. Given Fela’s immense stature it would seem impossible to speak of another musician from whom he gained musical direction. Yet, one must, in the case of his fellow multi-instrumentalist Orlando Julius.

International Office launches food drive to raise awareness about nutrition in Africa

As part of Africa Month this May, the Rhodes University International Office has been hosting several activities during its International Week, running from 22 to 28 May. The Office has been raising awareness about nutrition and food security, the African Union’s theme for 2022, through a Makhanda-wide collaborative food drive.

From the archives into the spotlight: Rhodes University helps bring attention to early anti-colonial writer S.E.K Mqhayi

Much of Southern Africa's documented history is dominated by the written records of the colonial project. As a result, the region's history is either murky or neglected. But Rhodes University’s Library Services, through its Cory Library branch and in collaboration with the University of Cape Town (UCT), plans to change this through the Five Hundred Years Archive (FHYA) project. The project seeks to make diverse historical materials available to researchers.

The Rhodes University Library to promote the advancement of the United Nations SDGs through 2023 online research portal

Rhodes University Library has initiated the development of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) webpage. It is an online portal project designed to provide the Rhodes University community and the world at large with access to the multidisciplinary research that the Rhodes University research community has conducted

New digital library to make 30 years of environmental learning and research resources accessible for all

Over the past 30 years, the Rhodes University Environmental Learning and Research Centre (ELRC) has created a plethora of scholarship on social innovation, environmental education, and the transformative potential of university and civil society partnerships.

Rhodes University Library champions climate justice through free and open access to science knowledge

The Rhodes University Library recently held a two-day Open Science Colloquium under the theme “Climate Justice Through Open Knowledge” at the Amazwi South African Museum of Literature. The event was aimed at discussing the climate crisis and the ways in which it continues to impact different groups of people in a variety of ways.

Artificial Intelligence and Topic Discovery Webinar

Artificial Intelligence and Topic Discovery Webinar

Promoting knowledge to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nation’s (UN) 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to create a more peaceful and sustainable world, and university research can play a vital role in achieving them. The Rhodes University Library and Community Engagement division have initiated SDG projects to promote access to this knowledge across society.

Rhodes University immortalises knowledge through digital archive project

Digital archives are an essential aspect of the educational sphere. They serve as a form of immortalising knowledge, which can easily be lost if time is not taken to ensure its survival. The Rhodes University Library, in collaboration with the Environmental Learning Research Centre (ELRC), recently presented an initiative to ensure that knowledge is stored and packaged for years and years to come through a digital archive project.

The African Journal of Higher Education Community Engagement

The African Journal of Higher Education Community Engagement

Rhodes University Library welcomes new staff members

Rhodes University Library welcomes new staff members

Introduction to ORCID and its benefits for Researchers

Introduction to ORCID and its benefits for Researchers

Humanities July 2024 New Books

Humanities July 2024 New Books