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Libraries are open daily. For further information please contact the relevant library or read the opening hours on the library webpage.

Contact the library on:

PMB 0332605258; HC 0312602323; West 0312607390; Med 0312604261; Edge 0312603467


If you are using our library resources from outside the university please click on Off Campus Access to be able to access those resources that are available beyond campus. Go to Resources, then Off Campus Access. You will then need to login with your UKZN login and password.

Please ensure you install Global Protect to be able to search resources and benefit from the UKZN zero rated links - see instructions below.



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

The Cecil Renaud (Main Library - Pietermaritzburg) houses our visual art collection.The llibrary houses relevant books, journals, theses and other resources. Online access is available on and off campus to a wide range of resources.

For Off Campus Access you will need to click on Off Campus Access. Not all databases provide off campus access.

Google scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. However, not all the resorces available are free. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

Google Scholar Search

Subject Librarian

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Jabulile Sibisi - Mshengu
Cecil Renaud Library, Pietermaritzburg
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