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UIGC Short Courses

The Library provides training to assist staff and students in the use of the Library and its resources.

1. Guides

Please click below to access the different library training guides:

  • Glossary of Library Terms (pdf)
  • Searching the Library Catalogue (pdf)
  • Searching the Library Databases (pdf)
  • Univen Research Guide (pdf)

  • 2. Library orientation

    It is compulsory for students to attend a library orientation session on the day set aside for their School's Library Orientation. Further orientation will be arranged with academics during the course of the year. General library orientation takes place at the beginning of the year and is targeted at first entering students.

    For more information please contact:

    Ms T.V. Nemalili
    (Librarian: User Services)
    015- 962 8559

    Further training

    Advanced user training is offered throughout the year and is available at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels. Training sessions can be arranged for individuals and groups.

    Academics are encouraged to arrange user training sessions for their students.

    Please contact the Subject Librarian for your school to arrange for training

    Trainer Contact Details Schools Services
    Ms. T.P Tlakula Tlakula T.P.
    Tel: 015-962 8542

    Human Sciences

    Management Sciences

    Mrs. N.K. Mahwasane
    Tel: (015) 962-8271


    Environmental Sciences

    Mr. M.T. Ramabina
    Tel:015 962 8544

    Maths and Natural Sciences
    Health Sciences