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Gender Studies is taught on both the Durban and Pietermaritzburg campuses. For information about undergraduate and graduate courses, please visit the Department of Gender Studies website.

Library hours of opening

Please also check the Library website as times sometimes change.

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Gender Studies libguide provides information for undergraduates, graduates and researchers in general in the field of Tourism.  The aim of this guide is to help you to find your way through the information resources needed for your research projects. This guide is accessible from any computer with internet connectivity. Whether you choose to work from home (see off campus access) or the university, you will still be able to access the resources.

If you are having any problems finding suitable information or just need help getting started, please contact the librarian via email or telephone.



DATE: Saturday , 21st OCTOBER 2017

TIME: 09h00 - 13h00

VENUE: MTB.  Room to be announced shortly. 

The Saturday school is organised as a means to do revision of the GEST 202 course.  There will be a host of activities in three rooms, which includes a writing workshop, exam preparation, and a session on women and the media. The programme will not host simultaneous events but events in succession; students and staff are welcome to attend all events

For Further information contact:

Prof. Rozena Maart   

Finding print and electronic library materials

Use iCatalogue to search for books, journals and audio-visual materials housed in the library.


Google Scholar  lets users search for scholarly journal articles, citations, theses, preprints and books availability on the web. A clickable (UKZN eText) link is provided where full text is available via UKZN databases.

Online Access

Online access is available on and off campus to a wide range of resources via the library homepage. Use Electronic Resources on the top navigation bar to guide you to e-Books and e-Journals.

Off Campus access

For Off Campus Access you will need a valid LAN username and password.  This refers to the username and password you use to access the computers on campus.

From Novemebr 2015:

UPDATED notice please read - VPN client for OFF CAMPUS access to library resources


Users are required to to download the Fort Client installation plug in

The following attachments has instructions for downloading the installation plug-in for APPLE MAC, Android and Windows machines

Read through the steps and complete the instructions then proceed to.

Log in with your UKZN username and password at this link VPN Client

After the installation once you are connected you need to open another tab and go to to access library journals

Renewing Library Material

Library material may be renewed as follows:

Past exam papers

Click on the Exam papers link, found under Electronic resources. Then click on the E-Exam paperswebsite link.

2.    Click on the Search & List link.

3.    Thereafter, either choose List options or Search options to search.

4.    Click on the blue arrow to open the PDF.


Subject Librarians

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Renee DamonseContact Info:

Cecil Renaud Main Library. Ground Floor. Office 7. Scottsville. Pietermaritzburg.
033 260 5056
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