University of Cape Town Jagger Library Suffers Devastation to Historical Collections

A Wildfire Has Gutted the University of Cape Town Library and Its Priceless African Studies Collection
The devastation raises important questions about improving remote access to scholarship
(Naomi Rea, ARTNET)

S.Africa’s UCT campus salvaging books from burned library (Wendell Roelf, Reuters)

Jagger Reading Room: the historical cost of Cape Town’s fires (Kelly Mutizira, Daily Vox)

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