Postgraduate students & staff


15 items for 4 weeks


Two renewals are possible. You can renew your loans by

  • replying to the courtesy e-mail that will be sent to remind you the loan is due to be returned.

  • call the lending desk at +27 21 808 4978 or send an e-mail.

  • visiting the lending desk in person.

  • log into "My Account" on the library webpage. No online renewal is possible if loans are already overdue. 


If an item is currently on loan it may be requested by choosing request next to the title in the catalogue.

After receiving an e-mail the item may be collected at the lending desk. 


  • to the Engineering & Forestry Library.

  • to of the branch libraries or the central JS Gericke Library.

Penalty for overdue items: 50c per item per day. 

Request a book or journal article not available in the Engineering & Forestry Library or any of the

other branch libraries or the JS Gericke Library.  

Reserve a room for group discussions. 

Information services

Request training in library resources.

Make a recommendation for new book titles to build a dynamic collection.

Tailored sessions in literature searching for a specific topic.

Tailored training in information resources of the library, such as Refworks. 

When off campus or after hours AskALibrarian any question you would ask us in person.

Visit the library electronically on campus as well as off campus by logging in with the SU network

login & password.
Document delivery for off-campus students. 

Copying & Printing

Photocopying facilities are available for self-service. Students and staff members of the University 

use their student or staff identity cards for photocopying and printing. 


More information is available in the user guide for postgraduate students.