Reference Books are useful for providing background information, definitions and quick facts. Examples are encyclopaedias and dictionaries.
Most of UKZN reference books are identified by the letter 'R' preceding the Dewey number on the spine. They are not loanable and may only be used in the library.
What are E-books?
Be warned! Late material is subject to heavy fines!
UKZN Library offers an Inter-Library 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.
Forms are available for filling in or email the relevant ILL office.
On the national system SABINET, the collection SACat indicates what books are in which library in the country.
For more information please consult the following ILL guides:
Recommend new books to be ordered by sending the titles to me by e-mail.
Click the link below to view the fortnightly list of new books.