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Special Collections


District Six Museum:

This website provides background information to the museum, along with times, contacts, and booking information. The site also displays many high-quality historical photos of the area.

South African History Online:

SAHO has over two decades become the largest and most comprehensive online website on South African and African history and culture.  SAHO has committed itself to compile a new history for a new country in partnership with academic, heritage and community groups providing them with a platform to tell their own stories

African Digital Library:

This is a free public library that contains thousands of full-text books for you to use on the Internet if you live in Africa.

Green Gazettes:

This site hosts the Government Gazette of South Africa.

Parliamentary Monitoring Group:

This website was set up at the beginning of 1998 to make the information generated available to a wider audience. Presently this is the only source for this type of information. PMG provides accurate, objective, and current information on all parliamentary committee proceedings in the form of detailed, unofficial minutes and documents and since 2007, sound recordings of the meeting.

Water Research Commission:

The Water Research Commission (WRC) acts as a global water knowledge node and South Africa’s premier water knowledge hub active across the Innovation Value Chain.


University of the Western Cape,

Robert Sobukwe Road,



Tel: 021 959 2946


Monday - Thursday 8:20 AM — 11:55 PM

Friday 8:20 AM — 8:00 PM

Saturday 9:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Sunday Closed