Lecturers & staff

Information related services

Literature searching

Tailor-made sessions in literature searching is available. Please make an appointment to avoid disappointment.

RSS feeds 

Request assistance in setting up RSS feeds to help lecturers and staff keep track of new resources and developments in specified fields.

Information desk

For any information queries phone 021 938 9368.

Resources-related services

Recommend a new title

Assist the library in building a dynamic collection by recommending a new book or CD/DVD title for the Medicine & Health Sciences Library. 

Recommend a new journal title  

Inform us of a new journal title not yet in the collection. 

  • Loan period for books: 3 months

  • CDs, DVDs and printed journal issues from 2000+: 3 days

  •  Reference material and short loans: overnight or over a weekend

Student-related services


Arrange for tailored group training sessions in the use of library information resources for SU staff or students.

Course-embedded information literacy on SUNLearn

Assistance with the implementation of course programme-embedded information literacy on SUNLearn is offered. It is preferable to make an appointment​.

Book a room

Lectureres may book a seminar room for small group discussions with their students.

Reserve material

Reserve material in the short loans collection for students to ensure easy access to these items for all students for short periods of time. Please include the barcode of the item/s in your e-mail as well as the required period the items need to remain on short loan.  

More on short loans

More on services available in the user guide for lecturers and staff.