Department of Library Services
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Welcome To the Study Collection

Books in high demand (prescribed and recommended textbooks) are located in this collection.

Policy for the use of material in the Study Collection

  • Only two items, for a period of two hours will be issued per student, from the Study Collection.
  • Study collection books cannot be renewed.
  • Books can be issued overnight, but only two hours before the library closes. These books must be returned the following morning when the library opens.
  • A fine of R5-00 per item per hour or part thereof will be imposed if the loan period is exceeded.
  • If the library is closed, a book return box is available to the right of the main entrance.
  • Service to students with outstanding fines will be suspended.
  • Frequent and/or very late returns will be dealt with according to policy.
  • A 15 minute waiting period is applicable before borrowing the same book again.
  • Students are held responsible for books issued to them and any costs for replacing lost or damaged books will be for the student’s account.
  • A receipt is issued as validation of return.

SRC collection

  • Books with SRC in front of the call number are located in the Study Collection and can be borrowed for 2 hours and cannot be renewed. These books are kindly donated by the Student Representative Council.

Group Discussion rooms

  • Four group study rooms are available for use.
  • The rooms have electrical outlets and wireless connectivity.
  • Bookings are made at the counter for groups of three or more students. Eeach session may last up to two hours only.
  • Students who arrive 15 minutes after the booking time will forfeit the booking.
  • Please have your student card at hand as you will need it to make the booking.
  • Eating in the rooms is strictly prohibited.
  • The Library rules regarding silence are also applicable.