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Postgraduate Research in the Health Sciences Library Guide: Finding books & theses

Library guide for postgraduate students and researchers.

Library Catalogue (Aleph)


Search the Library Catalogue (Aleph) to find books, journal titles and all other material formats in UCT libraries.



You can find Masters and Doctoral theses at UCT in the Library Catalogue (Aleph) or via OpenUCT.

Printed theses from other universities can be obtained on inter-library loan (see below).

Can't find what you are looking for?

If UCT Libraries do not hold the book that you are looking for, you may request it through the Interlibrary Loans System. Requests for interlibrary loans may be done online. For more information about interlibrary loans contact