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Hours & Contact Details

Library Manager

This position is currently vacant - Ms Janine Dunlop will be taking up the position on March 11, 2019.  In the interim, please contact Mrs Phelisa Hans on with any urgent queries. 

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 8h45 - 16h00
Saturday: Closed.

Please note that the library is also used for seminars and meetings from time to time so we recommend that potential visitors telephone beforehand to ensure that the library will be open. Also, while the Library is open to the general public access is by appointment only (see Using the Library).

Contact details

Niven Library
Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology
University of Cape Town
Rondebosch 7701
South Africa

Contact person: Phelisa Hans (Room 1.01, John Day Zoology Building, University Avenue)

Phone: +27 (0)21 650-3305
Fax: +27 (0)21 650-3295