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Library opening hours
Library opening hours.
All libraries are now back to operating according to pre-lockdown levels - open 24 / 7 during term time and short vacations.
Accessing the library remotely
Make sure you have Global Protect downloaded to successfully access library resources.
Current issues in South Africa
Some key UKZN library links
World Cat Local: Search all
A world catalogue facility that includes all the holdings of UKZN libraries , in print and electronic and multimedia. Type in keywords, author, title and once a results list appears you can narrow the results to UKZN as well as by format.
Off campus access
In order to access subscription databases from off campus, you will need to login with your usual lan login details
These are largely journal collections subscribed to by UKZN
An international index to scholarly literature with full text links for those items that are free or subscribed to by UKZN.
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The Information Studies Libguide provides information for undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers in the field of Library and information Science. This guide will help with your research, learn from tutorials and find out about services from your library.
Information Studies is taught from the Pietermaritzburg campus. The Information Studies programme sits within the Development cluster of the School of Social Sciences in the College of Humanities.
Basic guide to finding literature in Information Studies
Ranganathan's 5 laws of library science (1931)
Off campus access
Access to databases and journals and iCatalogue full text resources from off campus is via the off campus option. From the 'Resources' option on the black tool bar on the Library's webpage, choose the off campus link from the drop down menu, click on the name of the desired database and enter your university login and password. Make sure you have Global Protect installed and connected.
Library training Libguide for training recordings and documents
The UKZN Library Online Training libguide provides recordings of zoom training sessions done during formal library training programmes.
You can click on the Libguides tab on the library homepage and then choose 'All guides' and scroll down to the training guide - as well as guides for a range of disciplines.
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