Databases currently available online include:

Niven Library online public access catalogue

The online public access catalogue (OPAC) includes records of all monographs, theses, honours & MSc projects, reprints, journals and newsletters in the Library. The Niven Library catalogue may at times be unavailable due to updating of the catalogue. The Niven Library has its own server - if this goes down during the weekend it will only be rebooted on a Monday. If you have any queries, comments or suggestions about the catalogue please contact the Library Manager.

Go to Database

The Fynbos bibliography and the Succulent Karoo bibliography are available as Bibtex or XML files which can be imported into your bibliographic software.  Follow this link to retrieve the files:

The Bibtex format can be pulled into any of the bibliographic tools - Zotero, Mendeley, RefWorks.


Roberts VII Project

The Roberts VII Project began in 1998 and was completed in 2005 with the publication of the book.  This section provides an overview of the project along with various resources relating to the project. These include the taxonomic sequence used in the book, the Roberts VII species list, a list of escapees, a list of common names (English and Afrikaans), a names database (languages commonly spoken in Southern Africa), a list of Roberts VII errata and, finally, a list of missing information - things we still don't know. More...