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Introduction to Special Collections: Dealing with primary collections In-Person / Online

This workshop focuses on Special Collection material in the library. The session will guide the participant to understand and explore the secondary and primary resources accessible to researchers The aim is to encourage staff, students, and researchers to optimise the use of primary collections and data for research projects.


  • After the workshop, participants will
  • understand the concept and types of Special Collections
  • be able to identify, access and request Special Collection material
  • be aware of preservation guidelines
  • identify information needed to reference primary resources
  • Know where to find related archival and digital research material

Target audience: Staff, Postgraduate students, and researchers

Related LibGuide: Special Collections by Patricia Khati

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
12:00 - 13:00
Time Zone:
Central Africa Time (change)
Stellenbosch University Library Special Collections
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Event Organizer

Busiswa Mofu
Marieta Buys
Pakama Ncume
Patricia Khati
Santie de Jongh
Kirchner van Deventer

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