to the Jotello F Soga Library
Information for new library users
||BORROWING BOOKS / CDs / VIDEOS / DVDs
- Your personnel / student card MUST always be presented for borrowing library material
- You may borrow 6 or 10 items depending on the year of study.
- NB! Audio visual material are only issued for ONE
WEEK. (Books are issued for 2/3 weeks)
- Some heavily used CDs may only be borrowed for one day
- Books from the Reserve Collection (STUDY COLLECTION) may be borrowed overnight (from 16:00 till next morning 10:30).
During the day they may be borrowed for 2 hours.
These items may not be renewed.
- FINES : please ensure that you are not fined by renewing items before their return date.
Renewals can be done telephonically (Tel.012 5298009) as well as via the Internet (http://explore.up.ac.za/screens/portmain.html) .
Click on view and renew books
WHERE TO FIND THE MATERIAL
- Your personnel / student card is also needed if you make photocopies
- Xerox are responsible for the photocopying machines in the Library
- Please ensure that you have money on your card for photocopying - this is done by Xerox, Level 3, Sir Arnold Theiler Building
- New personnel must please ask their departmental secretary to notify Louis Leonard to add his /
her name to the departmental cost point for photocopying
- Xerox operates the same hours as the Library, including Saturdays
When finding an item in the catalogue of the library the LOCATION will tell you where to find it physically.
- Vet Study Collection = Reserved Collection - Level 4: - arranged by Department/ Section
- Vet Open Collection = Open collection Books - Level 5: - arranged according to the Dewey system
- Vet Reference Collection = Books on the reference shelf - Level 4: - use Dewey
- Vet Serials = Journals ( may not be taken out of the library) - Level 4: - arranged alphabetically
- Vet Audiov Collection = CDs, DVDs - level 4 and Videos - level 5: - arranged numerically
Floor plan of the library (A larger version)
The following website can be visited to find a very useful
explanation of the Dewey Classification System - http://explore.up.ac.za/screens/ddchelp.html