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This guide is designed to help you start your legal and law library research.

Library Opening Hours

Term Opening Hours

  • Mon, Tues & Thurs - 08:20 - 24:00
  • Wed                           - 09:30 - 24:00 
  • Fridays                      - 08:20 - 20:00
  • Sat                             - 09:00 - 17:00
  • Sunday                     - Closed

Vacation Hours

  • Monday to Friday    - 08:20 -16:30

Saturday and Sunday Closed

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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.


 If books and articles are not available in the library, please complete the request form for books and Thesis and, journal articles. Alternatively, contact Interlibrary Loans (ILL) section.

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Acting Law Librarian

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Grace Van Niekerk
University of the Western Cape
Law Library
Robert Sobukwe Road
+27(0)21 9592906

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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.

Online 'Feedback and Suggestion' Form

Please use the online 'Feedback and Suggestion' form to give feedback on UWC Library facilities and services.

Local Information

UWC Law Faculty publishes its own journal

Law, Democracy & Development

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