1. Who can use the library?
  2. What are the main collections in the library?
  3. Can I access the catalogue on the Internet?
  4. Can I take out material?
  5. Can I photocopy material?
  6. Can I use the printers?
  7. Can I use my laptop in the library?
  8. What services are provided?


1. Who can use the library?
Map to CCR The library is open to CCR staff, interns and associates, visiting researchers working at CCR, and the general public. In fact, although a reference library, it is open to any visitor to the Centre.

Our address is: Coornhoop, 2 Dixton Rd, (Off Molienvliet Rd), Observatory 7925, Cape Town.

Please phone the library at (021) 689-1005 before coming to the library so that we can make arrangements for your visit.

2. What are the main collections in the library?

  • The General Collection contains books, manuals and reports on many aspects of conflict management, peacekeeping, peacebuilding, mediation and negotiation.
  • The Youth Collection brings together material relating to issues facing youth. Material in the collection covers amongst other subjects, violence and children, discrimination, diversity, emotions and youth, bullying, facilitation, peer mediation and peacemaking skills.
  • The Video Collection includes material about conflict management and negotiation in different situations including in communities between people, in prisons and schools. There are also have more general videos, many on Africa.
  • Journal Collection comprises selected academic journals in the field. A large number of newsletters and magazines are exchanged with organisations similar to ourselves.
  • The Pamphlet Collection includes many items written from the 1960s-1990s on conflict resolution topics, as well as mediation and negotiation during the transition to democracy in South Africa.

3. Can I access the catalogue on the Internet?
Yes. The catalogue is online at: http://www.ccrlibrary.org.za/

4. Can I take out material?
As this is a research library, material remains in the library so that it is always available at any time.

5. Can I photocopy material?
Certainly, depending on copyright regulations and provided the material is in good condition. Charges are 50c/A4 page for all users, cash.

6. Can I use the printers?
Yes. The charge is the same as for photocopying.

7. Can I use my laptop in the library?
Yes, we do have power points.

8. What services are provided?
Assistance with reference inquiries by visitors to the Peace Library, as well as by phone, fax and e-mail.

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