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Opening Hours Government Publications

Government Publications is situated in Room 8 on the Ground floor of the William Cullen Library on the East Campus.

Opening Hours

During Term

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:  08h00 - 17h00

Wednesday:  08h00 - 17h00


Sunday and Public Holidays: CLOSED

Mid year and year ends breaks

Saturday, Sundays and Public Holidays:  CLOSED


Government Publications Library

The Government Publications Department houses the centralized collection of government documents (both current and historical). The collection includes census, legislation, parliamentary, planning, policy, public finance and statistical documents about Government Departments. They are important sources of primary information. Cover all subjects (from agriculture to zoology.) Can be in any format (from book to DVD.) Can be historical or very current (from 1800 Cape gazettes to this week’s Government gazettes on-line.). Are publications & documents that originate in government. Are usually not books explaining politics or public administration. Are not publications by political parties or NGOs. - See more at:



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