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Saturday and Sunday Closed
Welcome to the Research Support Guide for law students, faculty, staff, and researchers at the University of the Western Cape Law Library. The law library aims to provide resources and services to those learning, teaching, working, or researching on and off-campus. Although you may not be able to reach the library physically, you may still be able to access books, newspapers, and other media from off-campus or by requesting that they be delivered to you electronically or sent to you by mail. To help you get to know the library and how it can make your life a little easier, please take your time and review this information guide. This guide provides information and links to resources that are useful for students in the Law Faculty. If you want to search our library catalogue click here.
The Law Library is located in UWC Main Library on Level 9 and serves the information needs of the Faculty of Law which is recognized for its high quality research publications, specifically in certain niche areas, for its innovative ideas, for developing graduates within the minimum prescribed time who are committed to social justice, and are furthermore well-qualified, workplace-ready, technologically equipped and have adaptive expertise for the 21st century, as well as for its extensive social engagement.
Make an appointment to see your Librarian who can help you select database/s or other search tools, or find books, journal articles, newspaper sources, government documents etc for your research project.