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Foreign Languages

This guide will help you discover key resources such as books, journal articles, relevant databases and other relevant information that supports your study of Foreign Languages.

Welcome

This guide provides information and links to resources that could be useful for students of Arabic, French, German, and Latin students. To access the list of key resources in the field of the Foreign Languages Department, as well as guidance on searching for resources, click on one of the menu options on the left pane.

We are here to help you become proficient in finding, evaluating, and integrating information into your assignments. For further inquiries and feedback about this guide, please contact me using the details in the box on the left; or you can also visit me at my office on Level 8 of the Main Library. 

Use the uKwazi search box above to explore the quality study and research materials the library has gathered for you. 

Key Library Information

Library Training Calendar


The library runs orientation and training sessions on a variety of library topics, including how to use uKwazi, your resource discovery tool. These sessions are usually advertised to the UWC community through Campus Communications. Alternatively, you can check when the next session is and book yourself via https://uwc-ac-za.libcal.com/calendar

library training calendar

 

Request for Library Instruction


If you believe that a library instruction session would be beneficial for your class on topics such as Library Orientation, uKwazi, Information Literacy, Digital Literacies, or Research and Reference Support, kindly encourage your lecturer to arrange a session.

To make the request, please share the following online form with your lecturer: https://uwc-ac-za.libwizard.com/f/uwclibrary_training_request

This form will enable them to request library training from the UWC Library.

Thank you for your cooperation in enhancing your learning experience.

Glossary of Library Terminology


To assist you in familiarizing yourself with some of the terminology commonly used in libraries, the UWC Library has developed a multilingual online glossary. We encourage you to explore it and expand your library language knowledge.

Library Terminology _ Multilingual Glossary

 

 

Interlibrary Loan Request Form

Interlibrary Loan is a service available to UWC staff and students to request material that is not available at our holdings.

Past Exam Papers


You can access previous exam papers by visiting the following link: Exam past papers (primarily exam papers from before the year 2022)

Please be aware that starting from 2022, past exam papers should be accessible through your iKamva course modules. If you cannot find specific exam papers via the provided link, please reach out to your department administrator for assistance.

Please note that memorandums, multiple-choice question papers, and postgraduate exam papers are not available through this resource.

To access the Exam Papers, please use your network login details.

past exam papers

The credentials that you will use for login to your UWC library account or to sign into EZproxy when accessing online journals from off campus, will be the same login details that you use for the iKamva Learning Management System, the Wireless Network (Wi-Fi) or the Virtual Private Network (VPN).

If you experience any problems with your login details, please contact the ICS Helpdesk on 021 959 2000 or the servicedesk@uwc.ac.za.


Students who registered in 2021 and later:

  • Username: student number e.g. 4112117
  • Password: Should contain the prefix !St followed by your ID, or passport number if you’re an international student e.g  !St0201010062087

Students who registered before 2021: 

  • Username: student number e.g. 4112117
  • Password: ID number OR date of birth OR passport number for international students

WI-Fi Access Login Procedures


The following login procedures are documented to assist UWC staff and students connecting to the UWC-CAMPUS Wi-Fi network: 

Access Problems?


  • Contact the ICS Helpdesk on 021 959 2000 or the servicedesk@uwc.ac.za if you experience authentication problems.
  • Alternatively, you may reset your password your- self by following the instructions on the page at https://mypassword.uwc.ac.za
  • For assistance with any other access problems, contact kmpandle@uwc.ac.za / 021 959 3211 or the Electronic Resources Librarian, Anne Moon at amoon@uwc.ac.za / 021 959 3016.

NB: Changing your password will change your password for all of the following accounts that you may use; iKamva.uwc.ac.za, uKwazi library account, EZproxy, VPN, Intranet.

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