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Useful books for Information Studies

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Make sure you have Global Protect downloaded to successfully access library resources and enjoy the benefits of the zero rated UKZN links for data.

Current issues in South Africa

Current issues in South Africa

Copyright Amendment Bill B 13 - 2017




Some key UKZN library links

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.


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)

Youtube: Evaluating information sources


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