If an article you need is not available in our databases, contact your subject librarian and will will do a double check. You can submit an article request to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to put in FULL details of the item you want; not just a DOI or url. Include your name, department, student number etc.
Most online resources are accessible from off campus provided you authenticate yourself as a student or staff member. Click on the following off campus link to login. Choose the 2nd option and follow the instructions.
Online indexes are databases of bibliographic records. These databases can be full text or abstracts.Databases cover books and other formats, but the primary reason to use an online database is to identify articles in journals and magazines. Important note: databases are either discipline specific or multidisciplinary. It is important for you as the researcher to establish which databases best suit your field of study.
Searching the databases:
Some multidisciplinary databases
South African databases
Sabinet is a collection of South African publications including some South African journal collections. The two large journal collections are: Index to SA Periodicals - an index only; and SA and African Journal Archive which is a subset containign articles available full text.