The Library and Information Services (LIS) supports postgraduate students and researchers in providing services, information searches, scientific core and value-added resources. There are currently more than 4 000 research-related books shelved in the LIS.  The available books range within the following fields:

  • The Research Process
  • Research Method/Methodology
  • Research Writing/Scientific Writing
  • Research Ethics
  • Research Support

The LIS maintains subscription to databases, allowing electronic access to more than 5 million specialised full text journal articles. Furthermore, the LIS maintains subscription to e-book titles with links to journal citation reports.

Information Librarians

Faculty-dedicated information librarians assist postgraduate researchers with information searches, referencing and database training throughout the year:

Staff members




Lesetja Shela Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences +27 (0)51 507 3461
Mkam Amos Faculty of Humanities +27 (0)51 507 4059
Smith Joyce Information Services (Welkom) +27 (0)57 910 3538
Storm Lizette Faculty of Management Sciences +27 (0)51 507 3168
Zungu Emanuel Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology +27 (0)51 507 3504


Updated: 26 September 2017

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