Information Studies books are arranged on the shelves in number order (Dewey system): 020 - 029. Knowledge management can generally be found at 658.4038. Some records management books can be found at 651.5. Please consult the icatalogue for precise locations.
Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias Collection
Subject reference material is available in print and electronic format. Print reference works are housed in the Reference library on the ground floor. Go to the ebooks page to identify online materials.
Location of Library collection:
Main Collection (Open Shelf)
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Academic Reserves (AR)
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Most methodology books can be found at the numbers 001.4 and 300.72 on the top floor. Some of the latest editions of key texts such as those by Babbie and Mouton and Newman are kept in Academic Reserves.
There is a permanent display of methodology books on the ground floor of the Pmb main library.
New methodology books at the Pmb main library
Creswell, JW and Creswell, JD. Research design: qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods approaches. 2018. 300.721 CRE
Crano, W., Brewer, M and Lac, A. Principles and methods in social research 3rd ed. 2015 300.72 CRA
Babbie, E. Practice of social research. 2016. On academic reserves, main library Pmb
Denzin, N and Lincoln, Y. Sage handbook of qualitative research. 300.72 SAG
UKZN Library offers an Interlibrary loan (ILL) facility through which books can be borrowed from other libraries in the country if available. Most times there is no charge for borrowing a book. Copies of journal articles may also be requested and if it cannot be scanned and emailed there is a fee for this.
All ILL requests are done through the issue desk. You can also use the email: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you want to borrow a book from another campus, fill in details in the book at the issue desk. Requests for books not available at UKZN can also be requested via the ILL request button in the catalogue.
On the national system SABINET, the collection SACat indicates what books are in which library in the country.