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Rhodes Libraries Vacation Time Hours

Date Released : 24/11/2017

Please be advised of the vacation times with effect, Friday, 24 November 2017 until the 15 December 2017.

Rhodes Library now subscribes to PressReader!

Date Released : 27/11/2017

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

NewsBank: Apartheid: Global Perspectives, 1946-1996

Date Released : 13/11/2017

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

NewsBank: Access World News

Date Released : 13/11/2017

This comprehensive collection of full-text news sources provides extensive coverage at every level—local, state, regional, national and international, from over 140 countries on six continents...

Naxos Music Library

Date Released : 07/09/2017

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

Current Awareness Subject Guide

Date Released : 23/08/2017

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

African Writers Series

Date Released : 10/06/2015

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...

Cochrane Library

Date Released : 14/08/2017

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

Elsevier Scopus

Date Released : 02/08/2017

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

Rhodes Libraries Opening Hours - Term Time

Date Released : 17/10/2016

Please be advised of the Term Time opening hours of Rhodes Libraries as of Monday, 4 September 2017

Oxford Scholarship Online

Date Released : 29/05/2015

Oxford Scholarship Online provides access to the full-text of over 10,000 academic works in 20 subject areas, covering the humanities, social sciences, medicine and law.

Setting up My Library Account - Step by Step Guide

Date Released : 05/10/2016

Setting up My Library Account - Step by Step Guide

Rhodes Libraries - Term Time Hours

Date Released : 17/03/2016

Please be advised of the Library Term opening hours as of Monday, 17 July 2017

1Science oaFindr

Date Released : 16/05/2017

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?

Date Released : 17/05/2016

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.

Information Literacy tutorials

Date Released : 17/02/2017

Information Literacy tutorials will be held every afternoon, Monday to Thursday, in the Xstrata Training Room, Level 2, RU Main Library.

Open Gazettes

Date Released : 06/10/2016

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!

Date Released : 13/02/2017

Please remember to sign up for the Information Literacy Workshops!

Rhodes Library welcomes new staff member

Date Released : 20/01/2017

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

Past Exam Papers

Date Released : 10/06/2016

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

Date Released : 14/10/2015

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

Date Released : 18/08/2016

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

Date Released : 10/08/2016

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

Routledge Handbooks Online

Date Released : 25/07/2016

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

Date Released : 25/07/2016

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

Date Released : 20/07/2016

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

Date Released : 09/06/2016

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

Date Released : 15/07/2016

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

Date Released : 03/02/2016

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

Emerald Research

Date Released : 06/06/2016

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

Date Released : 14/03/2016

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

Date Released : 04/02/2016

"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

Date Released : 09/02/2016

Library Orientation Week 2016 - Library Presentation Programme

The Amazing Place!

Date Released : 05/02/2016

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

Rhodes Library website under construction

Date Released : 13/01/2016

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.

Rhodes University Libraries Vacation Hours

Date Released : 27/11/2015

Please be informed that the Rhodes University Libraries will be adopting vacation hours, commencing from the 27 November 2015 up until the 14 February 2016

Drama Online

Date Released : 21/09/2015

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

Date Released : 01/09/2015

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?

Date Released : 27/08/2015

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)

Date Released : 24/08/2015

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

Date Released : 12/08/2015

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

Date Released : 05/08/2015

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.

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

Date Released : 29/07/2015

Wanting to search using specific electronic databases?

New appointment: Ms Sindi Gule

Date Released : 06/07/2015

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

Date Released : 28/06/2015

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”

Date Released : 25/03/2015

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

Date Released : 19/01/2015

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

South African Library Week 2015

Date Released : 23/02/2015

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

Date Released : 26/01/2015

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

Date Released : 03/08/2015

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

Date Released : 08/03/2016

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

Date Released : 12/02/2016

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.

Rhodes Libraries - Opening Hours on Public Holidays

Date Released : 15/02/2016

Please be advised that Rhodes Main & Law Libraries will be open on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 (Freedom Day), on Sunday, 1 May 2016 (Worker's Day) and on Monday, 2 May 2016 (Public Holiday)

2016 National Arts Festival Programme

Date Released : 28/06/2016

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

Local Government Elections 2016

Date Released : 01/08/2016

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

HSTalks

Date Released : 18/08/2016

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!

Date Released : 06/10/2016

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!

Date Released : 04/10/2016

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

Rhodes University Library Year-End Closure (16 December 2016 - 03 January 2017)

Date Released : 14/12/2016

Please be advised that the Library will be closing on the 15 December 2016, and will re-open on the 04 January 2017. This will include the 24 hour section as well.

Wiley Online Textbooks

Date Released : 04/11/2016

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!

Date Released : 05/09/2016

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

Date Released : 08/02/2017

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

Rhodes Libraries Opening Hours - Human Rights Day, Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Date Released : 15/03/2017

Please be advised that the Main Library & The Alastair Kerr Law Library will be open on Human Rights Day, Tuesday, 21 March 2017

South African Library Week, 18 - 26 March, 2017

Date Released : 22/03/2017

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

Date Released : 22/03/2017

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

Rhodes Library O-Week Competition!

Date Released : 13/02/2017

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

Exam Hours

Date Released : 17/10/2017

Please be advised of the Examination opening hours of Rhodes Libraries

Rhodes Libraries Opening Times - Freedom Day & Workers Day

Date Released : 24/08/2016

Please be advised of the Library Opening Times on Freedom Day & Workers Day

Vacation Hours

Date Released : 23/08/2017

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

Date Released : 23/04/2017

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

Date Released : 02/05/2017

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

Date Released : 04/05/2017

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

Date Released : 08/05/2017

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

Date Released : 08/05/2017

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

Date Released : 08/05/2017

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

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

Date Released : 08/05/2017

Nick Shockey: Open Access in Africa

Access South Africa

Date Released : 08/05/2017

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

Date Released : 09/05/2017

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

Rhodes Libraries June Exam Opening Hours

Date Released : 23/05/2017

Please be advised of the June Exam opening hours of Rhodes Libraries

Exam Preparation & Tips

Date Released : 23/05/2017

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

Date Released : 21/06/2017

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

Date Released : 26/07/2017

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

Date Released : 07/08/2017

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

Routledge Performance Archive

Date Released : 15/08/2017

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

Date Released : 24/08/2017

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

Date Released : 21/09/2017

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

Date Released : 22/09/2017

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

Date Released : 26/09/2017

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

Rhodes Library Student Assistant Jobs 2018

Date Released : 02/10/2017

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