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UKZN online library training 2024: Home

These zoom sessions will focus on training postgraduates and undergraduates in the use of library resources as well as referencing and Endnote.

Welcome! Siyakwamukela!

The next training programme will be 20 - 24 May 2024.



20 - 24 MAY 2024

We are excited to invite you to a series of informative training sessions hosted by the UKZN Library. This training is designed to enhance your research skills and provide you with the necessary tools to navigate the vast resources offered by the library. The training sessions will cover a wide range of topics, including Research Tools and Resources, Reference Management and Citation Analysis, Academic Writing and Integrity, Literature Review, Systematic Reviews, and Library Services. 

Off campus access

If you are attending sessions from off campus make sure you have Global Protect installed.  ALL USERS USING THE UKZN WIRELESS NETWORK MUST HAVE GLOBAL PROTECT INSTALLED

From the library's home page either:

  • scroll down to the blue box of links on the page and from the middle column called ONLINE RESOURCES click on DATABASES. This will take you straight to the off campus page list beginning with the icatalogue.
  • From the RESOURCES tab on the black toolbar, choose the last option from the drop down menu: OFF CAMPUS ACCESS.

You must be registered and have a UKZN lan login to authenticate yourself for off campus access.

Please contact UKZN Computer Services (ICS) for problems with your LAN username and password, email problems, connectivity issues, etc.

Students can email . or go to the ICS webpage  or call 031 260 4000

ICS division (Information & Communication Services - Computer Services)

For help with your login, password, university email, please contact the UKZN Computer Services ICS division's website  or  Students can email ICS at, or call 031 260 4000 or visit their local UKZN ICS office.

Library Training May 2024

Library opening hours and requirements for entry

 Please look at the library webpage to confirm opening times.

You need to use your student card to swipe yourself into the libraries.


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