Books may be renewed three (3) times including the initial due date. But there are no renewals for videos, CDs, DVDs, Theses and Journals. Books reserved (placed on hold) by another user may not be renewed. The Library reserves the right to shorten the normal loan period and to recall library material before due date if the material is reserved or urgently required by other users. You can renew items either personally at the Issue Desk, telephonically or electronically
Mechanical Engineering Libguide provides information on services and facilities available to undergraduate, postgraduate and researchers.
Book loan period depends on your year of study.
Books are arranged according to subject matter, using the Dewey Decimal Classification system.
620's Engineering and applied physics
660's Chemical engineering and related technologies and applied chemistry
UKZN Library offers an Interlibrary loan (ILL) facility through which books and copies of journal articles can be borrowed from other libraries in the country if available.
The ILL office is located on the Ground floor of the EG Malherbe library. Forms are availalbe 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.