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 Africa Institute of South Africa. Information Services
Name of CollectionArica Insight
Collection ChampionMs Segametsi Molawa (Tel no.: +27 11 304 9768, Cell: 078 459 8360, Fax no.: +27 12 325 9781, E-mail address: sngobeni@ai.org.za)
 Library and Documentation Services; PO Box 630; Pretoria; 0001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Not Yet Planned
Accessibility of CollectionRestricted to Members


Description of CollectionArticles on political, social and economic affairs in Africa. All other issues geared at the development of Africa.
Keywords Describing the CollectionHistory - Africa; Food security; Zenophobia; Political studies; Democratic governance
Geograhic CoverageAfrica
Language(s) of the CollectionEnglish
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionResearch, Business, NGOs, Government and International stakeholders
Justification for Digitization and PreservationCompiled to address development in Africa from all angles and raise awareness of Africa and African affairs.


Metadata StandardsMARC
Content StandardsAACRII
Ontology StandardsDDC
Type of MaterialText
Type of File formatspdf
Size of CollectionDon't know



 Africa South Art Initiative.
Name of CollectionCultural Workers' Movement (current archive not formally named)
Collection ChampionMario Pissarra (Tel no.: +27 21 650 3267, Cell: +27 72 991 1278, E-mail address: info@asai.co.za)
  Department of Historical Studies; Beattie Building; Rondebosch; Cape Town; 7701
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access
Physical Location of CollectionDepartment of Historical Studies; Beattie Building B27a; 5 University Avenue; University of Cape Town; Rondebosch; Cape Town; 8001


Description of CollectionDigitization in process may be a bit misleading, in that we have made a modest start in scanning documents and publishing them online. Our plan is to make the archives of community arts/ cultural workers organisations accessible, starting with the western Cape where there is a fairly comprehensive collection of documents available - mostly poorly catalogued and not easily accessible, since they have not been prioritised as an important resource for researchers, teachers and students. Our plan was to move on to other regions once we had completed with the western Cape.
Period Covered-2015
Language(s) of the CollectionEnglish
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionInternational and `local` researchers who want to make sense of art`s contribution to social change. Activists who need to draw on the experiences of progressive initiatives in order to develop new projects. School teachers and pupils who need material about community arts centres (in the syllabus) other than the `usual suspects`. The people involved in these projects who have been written out of history. The institutions who house these collections but don`t prioritise them, since the arts do not constitute their focus, or because they don`t see their value.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationContent has historical value. The 1970s and 1980s saw the development of numerous `community arts centres` and `cultural workers organisations` that strived to develop new ways of working. Most of these were under-resourced and could not prioritise documentation. Nonetheless committed individuals went to great lengths to document and collect records of these initiatives. In some instances these archives have been handed over to universities and museums, most of whom have done little to prioritise accessibility to these documents. In other instances individuals have boxes of documents, they don't know what to do with. Needless to say many of these documents risk perishing or being lost. Their historical value is they represent a rich resource of material that can illuminate the `resistance` trope that sought to challenge the `official` culture of the apartheid era. Post 1994 there is often an uncritical adoption of the art practices that the activists of the 70s and 80s were critical of.


Type of ResourcesManuscripts; Letters; Cartoons; Photographs; Drawings; Posters; Slides; Artworks; Video recordings; Tape recordings
Type of MaterialText
Type of File formatspdf; jpg
Size of Collection10000-50000



 Agricultural Research Council. Institute for Soil, Climate and Water. Institute for Soil, Climate and Water
Name of CollectionSoil Map Archive
Collection ChampionMr E.O. Jacobs (Tel no.: +27 12 310 2668, Cell: +27 82 320 0278, Fax no.: +27 12 323 1157, E-mail address: ernst@arc.agric.za)
 Pedometric Division; Private Bag x79; Pretoria; 0001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Website Address of Collectionhttp://www.agis.agric.za/soil surveys
Accessibility of CollectionPartial Open Access
Physical Location of Collection600 Belvedere Street; Arcadia; Pretoria; 0083


Description of CollectionHistorical soil maps as produced by soil surveys in South Africa since 1916. Most soil maps have been produced by the Institute, but many maps from universities and private consultances have been included.
Period Covered-Unknown 10.000 maps to scan and archive
Language(s) of the CollectionAfrikaans; English
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionFarmers, planners, consultancies, researchers and universities
Justification for Digitization and PreservationThe collection consists of paper or linen copies of which often only 1 copy exists and therefore it is not easy accessible to the public. Further, there is a constant need to convert the information to shape files, or at least scans, to make reproduction easier. Data in database is partialy open. Access to the soil information depends.


Type of ResourcesDrawings; Maps
Type of File formatstiff
Size of Collection10000-50000



 Art Bank Johannesburg.
Name of CollectionArt Bank Joburg Art Collection
Collection ChampionAntoinette Murdoch (Tel no.: +27 11 838 6266, Cell: +27 73 231 2002, Fax no.: +27 11 834 7480, E-mail address: antoinette@artbankjoburg.co.za)
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Physical Location of Collection2 President Street; Newtown; Johannesburg; 2001


Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionHistoric and academic purposes
Justification for Digitization and PreservationThe Art Bank Joburg Trust owns the collection, reverting back to The City of Joburg.


Type of ResourcesArtworks
Type of MaterialStill image
Size of Collection1000-5000



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionInstitutional History
Collection ChampionDeborah Becker E-mail address: beckerd@cput.ac.za)
  PO Box 1906; Bellville; 7535
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Not Yet Planned
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access
Physical Location of CollectionSymphony Avenue; Bellville; Cape Town; 7535


Description of CollectionThe history of the Cape Technikon, Peninsula Technikon and CPUT as preserved in photos and various types of manuscripts and publications.
Language(s) of the CollectionAfrikaans; English
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionSouth African society as a whole and the CPUT and its antecedent community in particular, as well as educational and historical researcers.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationA unique record of 3 higher education institutions' development including historical District Six images and documents. A valuable heritage collection which urgently needs ordering into a more accessible format for research and preservation.


Metadata StandardsDublin Core Qualified
Type of ResourcesManuscripts; Letters; Photographs; Artworks; Drawings; Posters
Type of MaterialText
Type of File formatspdf



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionFilm Strips
Collection ChampionI. Baderoen (Tel no.: +27 21 460 3223, Fax no.: +27 21 460 3699, E-mail address: baderoeni@cput.ac.za)
  Keizergracht Street; Cape Town; 7001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Accessibility of CollectionPartial Open Access
Physical Location of CollectionSymphony Avenue; Bellville; Cape Town; 7535


Description of CollectionA collection of material produced for teaching purposes requiring equipment no longer freely available. Many unique images exist including those of South African places.
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionStudents and staff who will have access to these images, as well as researchers - both educational and historical.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationThe collection is on brittle and ageing celluloid and needs preservation urgently. It is potentially unique as being in an outdated format these have been discarded by virtually all institutions originally holding them. Copyright not all certain - many companies no longer exist and much material is older than 50 years.


Metadata StandardsDublin Core Qualified
Ontology StandardsDDC
Type of MaterialStill impage
Size of Collection100-1000



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionTeacher training at Wellington
Collection ChampionDeborah Becker E-mail address: becekrd@cput.ac.za)
  PO Box 1906; Bellville; 7535
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Not Yet Planned
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access
Physical Location of CollectionSymphony Avenue; Bellville; Cape Town; 7535


Description of CollectionTeacher training at Wellington started in 1896 - this covers the history from that time, as well the history of Paarl Teachers College which amalgamated with Wellington in 1990. Printerd material as many objects have been preserved.
Language(s) of the CollectionAfrikaans; English
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionSouth African society as a whole, and in particular the educational community. In addition researchers will be able to access material at present inaccessible.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationA unique collection of artifacts with many unique manuscripts and ephemera. This not only forms part of our heritage, but also provides an unusually rich source of research material. The objects are in many cases extremely sensitive to handling and light and will easily deteriorate if handled.


Metadata StandardsDublin Core Qualified
Type of ResourcesArtworks; Photographs; Cartoons; Manuscripts; Specimens
Type of MaterialText
Size of Collection1000-5000



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionMaritime history
Collection ChampionI Baderoen (Tel no.: +27 21 460 3223, Fax no.: +27 21 460 3699, E-mail address: baderoeni@cput.ac.za)
  Keizergracht Street; Cape Town; 7001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Website Address of Collectionhttp://dk.cput.ac.za
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access


Description of CollectionA rich and varied collection covering the history of maritime student training from the days of General Botha (pre-WWII) to the present at CPUT Granger Bay campus.
Keywords Describing the CollectionMaritime; Seamanship
Geograhic CoverageWestern Cape; South Africa
Language(s) of the CollectionAfrikaans; English
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionSouth African society as a whole due to the heritage nature of the collection, as well as historical researchers, both locally and internationally.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationThis is the only collection of material reflecting the history of maritime training in South Africa, dating back more than 70 years. It contains fragile and irreplaceable objects, manuscripts and ephemera. It forms a unique part of our heritage.


Metadata StandardsDublin Core Qualified
Content StandardsAACRII
Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesArticles; Circulars; Drawings; Photographs; Paintings
Type of MaterialText; Still image; Physical object
Type of File formatspdf; jpeg
Size of CollectionDon't know



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionTheses and Dissertations
Collection ChampionDeborah Becker (Tel no.: +27 21 953 8460, E-mail address: beckerd@cput.ac.za)
  Symphony Way; Bellville; 7535
Status of CollectionDigitised - Ongoing
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access
Physical Location of CollectionKeizergracht Street; Cape Town; 7535


Description of CollectionAll postgraduate theses from the Cape Technikon, Peninsula Technikon and Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
Keywords Describing the CollectionTheses; Business; Education; Engineering; Health design; Applied sciences
Geograhic CoverageWestern Cape; South Africa
Language(s) of the CollectionAfrikaans; English
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionThey will be of special importance to South African researchers and post-graduate students
Justification for Digitization and PreservationTechnikon research was unique and these will be the only copies of the theses from these institutions. As such they are not easily available and are not usually available for ILL. There is also an increasing demand to access theses.


Metadata StandardsDublin Core Qualified
Content StandardsAACRII
Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesTheses and dissertations
Type of MaterialText
Type of File formatspdf
Size of Collection100-1000



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionDental technology
Collection ChampionI Baderoen (Tel no.: +27 21 460 3223, Fax no.: +27 21 460 3699, E-mail address: baderoeni@cput.ac.za)
  Keizergracht; Cape Town; 7001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Website Address of Collectionhttp://dk.cput.ac.za
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access


Description of CollectionA collection mainly of casts from teeth sourced from patients for dental technician training, with moulds in different stages. Items stored at the Tygerberg Dental School, including historical items.
Keywords Describing the CollectionDental technology
Geograhic CoverageWestern Cape; South Africa
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionCPUT students and staff, as well as all dentistry practitioners and trainers to whom access can be given electronically - this would inculde researchers.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationA unique collection showing not only final stages, but also all in-between stages of work needed to be done by dental technicians. As the material is plaster, it is friable and liable to damage and the collection shows this deterioration. As it has been built up over many years it is an important resource to preserve.


Metadata StandardsDublin Core Qualified
Content StandardsAACRII
Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesArticles; Specimens
Type of MaterialText; Physical object
Type of File formatspdf; jpeg
Size of CollectionDon't know



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionX-ray Collection
Collection ChampionI Baderoen E-mail address: baderoeni@cput.ac.za)
  PO Box 1906; Bellville; 7535
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Physical Location of CollectionKeizergracht Street; Cape Town; 7001


Description of CollectionCollection of x-rays used for teaching radiographic students - sourced from hospitals in the Western Cape.
Keywords Describing the CollectionRadiology
Geograhic CoverageWestern Cape; South Africa
Language(s) of the CollectionEnglish; Afrikaans
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionThe CPUT community, as well as other medical training institutions with whom access is arranged. Medical researchers will also benefit from this.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationThe collection is unique as it respresents specific populations which increases its importance for medical research. In addition, the format of current preservation leads to deterioration with handling, and its use is geographically restricted as it can not be lent out.


Metadata StandardsDublin Core Qualified
Content StandardsAACRII
Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesPhotographs
Type of MaterialStill image
Type of File formatsjpeg
Size of CollectionDon't know



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionArchive
Collection ChampionI. Baderoen (Tel no.: +27 21 953 8460, E-mail address: beckerd@cput.ac.za)
  Keizergracht Street; Cape Town; 7001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Not Yet Planned
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access
Physical Location of CollectionKeizergracht Street; Cape Town; 7535


Description of CollectionItems in the archival collection of the CPUT library
Keywords Describing the CollectionDistrict Six; Cape Technikon; Peninsula Technikon; Cape Peninsula University of Technology
Geograhic CoverageWestern Cape; South Africa
Language(s) of the CollectionAfrikaans; English
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionGeneral Public
Justification for Digitization and PreservationTo make the collective histories of the merged institutions available digitally


Metadata StandardsDublin Core Qualified
Content StandardsAACRII
Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesArticles; Circulars; Diaries; Photographs; Posters
Type of MaterialText; Still image; Event
Type of File formatspdf; jpeg; mpeg
Size of CollectionDon't know



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionEducation history
Collection ChampionI. Baderoen (Tel no.: +27 460 3223, Fax no.: +27 21 460 3699, E-mail address: baderoeni@cput.ac.za)
  Keizergracht Street; Cape Town; 7001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Website Address of Collectionhttp://dk.cput.ac.za/
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access


Description of CollectionCoverage of the history of tghe education colleges (mainly in Afrikaans)
Keywords Describing the CollectionEducation
Geograhic CoverageWestern Cape; South Africa
Language(s) of the CollectionAfrikaans; English
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionCPUT students


Metadata StandardsDublin Core
Content StandardsAACRII
Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesArticles; Biographies; Circulars; Diaries; Drawings; Photographs
Type of MaterialText; Still image
Type of File formatspdf; jpeg
Size of CollectionDon't know



 Cape Peninsula University of Technology. CPUT Libraries
Name of CollectionFaculty collections
Collection ChampionI. Baderoen (Tel no.: +27 21 460 3223, Fax no.: +27 21 460 3699, E-mail address: baderoeni@cput.ac.za)
  Keizergracht Street; Cape Town; 7001
Status of CollectionDigitised - Ongoing
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access
Physical Location of CollectionKeizergracht Street; Cape Town; 7535


Description of CollectionArticles, presentations, etc. by staff
Keywords Describing the CollectionBusiness; Education; Engineering; Health design; Applied sciences
Geograhic CoverageWestern Cape; South Africa
Language(s) of the CollectionEnglish
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionCPUT community
Justification for Digitization and PreservationTo develop a collection of academic output by the CPUT community


Metadata StandardsDublin Core Qualified
Content StandardsAACRII
Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesArticles; Photographs; Posters
Type of MaterialText; Still image; Event
Type of File formatspdf; jpeg
Size of CollectionDon't know



 Council for Geoscience. Library & Information Centre
Name of CollectionUnpublished Maps
Collection ChampionRoger Price (Tel no.: +27 12 841 1071, Cell: +27 12 826 337551, Fax no.: +27 12 841 1076, E-mail address: rprice@geoscience.org.za)
 Information and Collections Management; Private Bag x112; Pretoria; 0001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Accessibility of CollectionAccess via Archivist
Physical Location of Collection280 Pretoria Street; Silverton; Pretoria; 0001


Description of CollectionEarliest maps date back to about 1895, and are at 1000 Cape roods to the inch, 1600 Cape roods to the inch, or 1:125 000. Later maps are at a standard scale of 1:50 000.
Keywords Describing the CollectionHistory
Language(s) of the CollectionAfrikaans; English; German
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionMining and exploration companies, academics and historians.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationUniqueness and scientific value. Copyright Council for Geoscience


Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesManusripts
Type of File formatstiff
Size of Collection5000-10000



 Council for Geoscience. Library & Information Centre
Name of CollectionUnpublished Maps
Collection ChampionRoger Price (Tel no.: +27 12 411 1071, Cell: +27 82 633 7551, Fax no.: +27 12 841 1076, E-mail address: rprice@geoscience.org.za)
 Information and Collections Management; Private Bag x112; Pretoria; 0001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Accessibility of CollectionAccess via Archivist
Physical Location of Collection280 Pretoria Street; Silverton; Pretoria; 0001


Description of CollectionEarliest maps date back to about 1895, and are at 1000 Cape roods to the inch, 1600 Cape roods to the inch, or 1:125 000. Later maps are at a standard scale of 1:50 000.
Language(s) of the CollectionAfrikaans; English; German
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionMining and Exploration Companies, academics and historians.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationUniqueness and scientific value. Copyright Council for Geoscience


Ontology StandardsFree-Text Keywords
Type of ResourcesManuscripts
Type of MaterialText
Type of File formatstiff 300 dpi
Size of Collection5000-10000



 Council for Geoscience. Information & Collections Management Unit
Name of CollectionCGS Map Collection
Collection ChampionMr Roger Price / Mr Danie Barnardo (Tel no.: +27 12 841 1071 / +27 12 841 1072, Cell: +27 82 633 7551 / +27 84 588 6668, Fax no.: +27 12 841 1076, E-mail address: rprice@geoscience.org.za / barnardo@geoscience.org.za)
  Private Bag X112; Pretoria; 0001
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Accessibility of CollectionAccess via Archivist
Physical Location of Collection280 Pretoria Road; Silverton; Pretoria; 0001


Description of CollectionUnpublished maps
Justification for Digitization and PreservationCopyright Council for Geoscience


Type of ResourcesMaps
Size of Collection10000-50000



 Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Earth Observation Service Center
Name of CollectionNational Audit on Digitization and Preservation
Collection ChampionHelmut Neumann (Tel no.: +27 12 334 5055, Cell: +27 82 466 4465, Fax no.: +27 12 344 5001, E-mail address: hneumann@csir.co.za)
 Satellite Applications Center; PO Box 395; Scientia; Brummeria; Meiring Naude Road; Pretoria; 0081
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Website Address of Collectionhttp://www.sac.co.za
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access
Physical Location of CollectionFarm Hartebeeshoek; JQ 502; District Krugersdorp; Krugersdorp; 1739


Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionThe earth resources information, supplied by the EOSC, provides valuable input to decision makers in areas such as food security, upplied by the EOSC, provides valuable input to decision makers in areas such as food security, ocean resources, water management, disaster management and mitigation, agriculture, housing development, utilities and infrastructure planning, mine rehabilitation, national safety and security, and others.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationThe historic archive started real time acquisition in 1982, continued with the Landsat 5 & 7 series. The NOAA series were ingested since 1985 and is still ongoing with the latest Noaa 18 satellite. The Spot 1 to 4 series were ingested since 1989 and is currently ongoing with the Spot 2 & 4 & 5 satellite. The data availability within this time line presents over 60 TB of data archived on Digital Linear Tape storage media. The media on which the data is stored changed over the years in order to preserve the data. his data archive is the only data resource of its kind in the world that covers a footprint area of -3deg South to -45deg South in length and 8deg East to 50deg East in width.Copyright is managed according to satellite data owner.


Type of ResourcesSpatial data on Digital linear Tapes.
Type of MaterialText
Size of Collection1000-5000



 Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
 Satelitte Applications Center; PO Box 395; Scientia; Brummeria; Pretoria; 0081
Physical Location of CollectionFarm Hartebeeshoek; District Krugersdorp; Krugersdorp; 1739







 Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. CSIRIS
Name of CollectionSANSP (South African National Sciences Programme)
Collection ChampionAdele van der Merwe (Tel no.: +27 12 841 3944, Cell: +27 82 829 4501, Fax no.: +27 12 842 7023, E-mail address: avdmerwe@csir.co.za)
 R&D Core: Information Services; PO Box 395; Pretoria; 0001
Status of CollectionDigitised - Ongoing
Website Address of Collectionhttp://researchspace.csir.co.za/dspace/handle/10204/2013
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access
Physical Location of CollectionMeiring Naude Road; Brummeria; Pretoria; 1000


Period Covered-Oct 2008
Language(s) of the CollectionEnglish


Metadata StandardsDublin Core
Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesPhotographs; Graphs; Cartographic material
Type of MaterialText
Type of File formatspdf
Size of Collection100-1000



 Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Earth Observation Service Center
Name of CollectionNational Audit on Digitization and Preservation
Collection ChampionHelmut Neumann (Tel no.: +27 12 334 5055, Cell: +27 82 466 4465, Fax no.: +27 12 344 5001, E-mail address: hneumann@csir.co.za)
 Satellite Applications Center; PO Box 395; Scientia; Meiring Naude Road; Brummeria; Pretoria; 0081
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Planned
Website Address of Collectionhttp://www.sac.co.za
Accessibility of CollectionOpen Access
Physical Location of CollectionFarm Hartebeeshoek; JQ 502; District Krugersdorp; Krugersdorp; 1739


Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionThe earth resources information, supplied by the EOSC, provides valuable input to decision makers in areas such as food security, upplied by the EOSC, provides valuable input to decision makers in areas such as food security, ocean resources, water management, disaster management and mitigation, agriculture, housing development, utilities and infrastructure planning, mine rehabilitation, national safety and security, and others.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationThe historic archive started real time acquisition in 1982, continued with the Landsat 5 & 7 series. The NOAA series were ingested since 1985 and is still ongoing with the latest Noaa 18 satellite. The Spot 1 to 4 series were ingested since 1989 and is currently ongoing with the Spot 2 & 4 & 5 satellite. The data availability within this time line presents over 60 TB of data archived on Digital Linear Tape storage media. The media on which the data is stored changed over the years in order to preserve the data. This data archive is the only data resource of its kind in the world that covers a footprint area of -3deg South to -45deg South in length and 8deg East to 50deg East in width.


Type of ResourcesSpatial data on digital linear tapes.
Size of Collection1000-5000



 Mintek. Library
Name of CollectionMintek Publications (Open)
Collection ChampionManil Kanniappen (Tel no.: +27 11 709 4277, Fax no.: +27 11 793 4122, E-mail address: manilk@mintek.co.za)
 Library and Documentation Services; Private Bag x3015; Randburg; PO Box 630; Johannesburg; 2194
Status of CollectionDigitising under way - Not Yet Planned
Physical Location of Collection200 Malibongwe Drive; Randburg; Johannesburg; 2125


Description of CollectionTechnical research reports in the specialised field of minerals processing and metallurgy.
Beneficiaries of Digitized CollectionInternational research community.
Justification for Digitization and PreservationThis is a unique collection of Mintek's IP. As the collection is so specialised, it will benefit the international research community.


Ontology StandardsFree-text Keywords
Type of ResourcesJournals; Conference papers
Type of MaterialText
Size of Collection5000-10000