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InterLibrary Loans

Please make use of our of our InterLibrary Loans departments to gain access to any items that UKZN libraries do not own. Please plan for at least a two week delay before an item arrives. There is sometimes a cost involved (staff will notify of the exact amount payable). Please consult the guides below for further information.



This Agriculture support page provides information for undergraduates, graduates and researchers in general in the field of Agriculture. This guide introduces you to the different information resources and associated activities in the academic environment.

 Where are we?

Agriculture is taught on the Pietermaritzburg Life Sciences campus. The campus has a physical library, the Life Sciences library (on the top floor of the John Bews building, block B) where relevant books, journals, theses and other resources can be located. Online access is available on and off campus to a wide range of resources.

For off campus access you will need to authenticate yourself first with your university lan login and password. Not all databases provide off campus access. It is best to access the University site via Firefox.

WorldCat Local

WorldCat Local (provides access to various types of library material e.g. eBooks, subscription databases, eJournals etc.)

 Learn how to find materials quickly and easily.

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Off campus access

If you are accessing online resources from off campus, you will need to first authenticate yourself as a UKZN staff member or student. Click on the link below.

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