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Introduction to the Library Online

Note: This is a basic orientation for new undergraduate and postgraduate students who did not attend the Newcomers induction session in the beginning of the year.

Participants will learn:

  • To navigate the Library Website effectively
  • What the library hours, terms for access and membership privileges entail
  • Floor plan
  • Makerspace
  • How to find information with the Library’s search engine
  • Where to find help with your assignments
  • Where/how to reach their faculty librarians as well as other tools for assistance 
  • Interdisciplinary academic databases such as Ebscohost as well as electronic journals and e-books
  • Where to find conducive spaces to work and study
  • Where to check out or renew books and find books that are not in the library
  • Guides and workshops on essential research skills such as: avoiding plagiarism, complying with copyright, referencing techniques, and using Mendeley as a reference manager


Related LibGuide: Find, access and use information effectively: a step-by-step guide by Jeremiah Pietersen

Monday, March 13, 2023
12:00 - 12:30
Time Zone:
Central Africa Time (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
  All     Welcoming program for new students  
Registration has closed.

An e-mail will be sent to all registered students with more information on how to gain access to the MS Teams webinar.

Event Organizer

Jeremiah Pietersen
Glynis Kelly

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