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Cape Town Branch Library: Home

Western Cape Region

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

LIBRARY OPENING HOURS:

Open from 08h00 - 15h30 (closed between 12h00 - 13h00 for cleaning)

 

The campus & library are open to students.

Services available: drop off and collection of books. Not available: browsing; use of computers; use of photocopy machines. 

Please make a booking via the booking app to secure a visit.

Registered students: www.unisa.ac.za/access

Prospective students: www.unisa.ac.za/book

Please also complete the Higher Health questionnaire on the day of your appointment to gain access to the campus:  www.healthcheck.higherhealth.ac.za

In order to renew books and receive online assistance, students may email us at

 Cape Town Branch Library or Mobile Bus Service

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Access to Library e-resources via Microsoft Explorer to be discontinued

Microsoft support for Internet Explorer will be discontinued from 15 June 2022. Library e-resource publishers have indicated that access to e-resources using Internet Explorer will end on the same date.

You are encouraged to use the latest versions of the following browsers to access library e-resources:

  • Microsoft Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox

For any enquiries please send an e-mail to lib-help@unisa.ac.za

 

 

 

 

 

ONLINE (TEAMS) LIBRARY TRAINING MAY 2022

CLICK TO JOIN:  https://tinyurl.com/35whvnb3  

Cape Town Branch Library: Online Library Training 2022 schedule

Month                      May 2022

Time                         10h00 - 12h00

Date

Training Unit

Monday 2

PUBLIC HOLIDAY- LIBRARY CLOSED

Tuesday 3

Introduction to the library services and procedures & Library Catalogue

Wednesday 4

Introduction to the library services and procedures & Library Catalogue

Thursday 5

Introduction to the library services and procedures & Library Catalogue

Monday 9

Electronic resources

Tuesday 10

Electronic resources

Wednesday 11

Electronic resources

Thursday 12 

Electronic resources

Monday 16

Electronic resources

Tuesday 17

Electronic resources

Wednesday 18

Electronic resources

Thursday 19

Electronic resources

Monday 23

Introduction to Referencing Techniques

Tuesday 24

Introduction to Referencing Techniques

Wednesday 25

Introduction to Referencing Techniques

Thursday 26

Introduction to Referencing Techniques

Monday 30

Introduction to the library services and procedures & Library Catalogue

Tuesday 31

Introduction to the library services and procedures & Library Catalogue

  • Please choose a training unit- the same topic is repeated from Monday to Thursday- and specify the date on which you would like to attend
  • Please book 72h before the required training session: https://forms.office.com/r/F7zKzKN4s2
  • Join @ MS Teams on the invitation link, 10 minutes before the start: 9h50 for 10h00  https://tinyurl.com/35whvnb3 
  • E-mail: ctnlib@unisa.ac.za to make an appointment or for any library training queries and please add your student number in the subject line
  • Requests can be made for other suitable timeslots or topics e.g., assignments or research topics [supply Tutorial letter 101 please]

THANK YOU

 

 

 

Library Hours & Contacts

Mondays - Fridays: 08h00 – 15h30

(closed between 12h00 - 13h00 for cleaning)


Saturdays:  Closed

Hours (December)
Mondays - Fridays: 08h00 – 15h30 

(closed between 12h00 - 13h00 for cleaning)


Saturdays:  Closed 

Contact details
021 936 4125/6

ctnlib@unisa.ac.za 

Physical address

Unisa Library

15 Jean Simonis Street

Parow

7500

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Welcome

 

The Cape Town Branch Library has about 22 462 books in its collection and thousands of electronic resources for your information needs.

We also provide training opportunities with the aim of exposing you to the wealth of information available.

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

LEARN HOW TO EASILY REQUEST BOOKS 

 

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Library Manager

Geraldine Cele

celega@unisa.ac.za

021 936 4128

Senior Branch Librarian

Sophia August

auguss@unisa.ac.za

021 936 4179

Branch Librarians

Beatrice de la Porte

dlporb@unisa.ac.za

021 936 4186

Mdu Ncongwane

ncongmg@unisa.ac.za

021 936 4194

Junior Librarians

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle Biederman

​biedema1@unisa.ac.za

 021 936 4164

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wilhelmina Zaal

zaalwe@unisa.ac.za

021 936 4125

Mobile Library Staff

Mobile Bus Librarian -  Musa Mavundla

mavunmh@unisa.ac.za

ctnmob@unisa.ac.za

021 936 4196

Mobile Library Driver/Library Assistant - Jonathan West

westj@unisa.ac.za

021 936 4126

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