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Library Hours

Hours (January - November)
Mondays - Fridays: 07h45 – 16h00
Saturdays:  Closed 

Hours (December)
Mondays - Fridays: 07h45 – 16h00
Saturdays:  closed

Contact details
East London (PNCL)  : 043 709 0431/2 

Gqeberha (GUL) : 041 392 0115


East London :

Gqeberha  :


East London

Phyllis Ntantala (Collaborative Library)
39 Church Street
East London, CBD


Greyville House
Cnr Cape Roadd and Greyville Street

Online Address

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Welcome to the Unisa Eastern Cape Regional Library Services

The Eastern Cape consist of two libraries, the state of the art Phyllis Ntantala Collaborative Library in East London a merger between 2 historic universities ( University of Forthare & Walter Sisulu University) and a recently established Gqeberha Unisa Library. 

The libraries houses over 17 000 information resources, and 30 computers for student to access and download electronic resources including E-books. perform literature searches and research work.

The aim of this page is to introduce clients to the variety of library services the regional libraries offer, and create easy platforms of accessibility. 

Our variety of services are aimed at supporting students academic information needs, including research support and training, we also provide  services tailored for clients with special needs. 

You can visit this site often to see the latest resources and other exciting information and activities.

First Level Students - Academic & Assignment Writing SKills

Introducing library resources that can help you as a first year student, in understanding university's academic writing, structuring & presenting your written/essay assignments.

The library offers trainings on basic usage of computers, assignment preparations, reference techniques, and literature review, this support will ensure positive student performance on assignments. 

The Following books will help and guide you through your academic journey!!!!!!

Branch Librarian - GUL (Gqeberha)

Mr Zingisile D. Mantewu

Contact info
Tel: 041 392 0115
E-mail :

Acting Branch Librarian - PNCL (EL)

Mr Thobani Mnqinana

Contact info
Tel: 043 709 0431

Library assistant - PNCL (EL)

Ms Mmaletsatsi Setshwane

Contact info

Tel: 0437090450


Library assistant - GUL (Gqeberha)

Ms. Judith Phosa 

Contact info
Tel: 041 392 0115
E-mail :

Words Of Wisdom

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness .........Desmond Tutu