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

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Khonziwe Mpandle
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This guide provides information and links to resources that are useful for the Accounting students. The resources can be explored by using the tabs on the left.

Use the uKwazi searchbox above to discover the quality study and research materials the library has gathered for you.

Should you need further assistance, please contact me. Contact details are on the left box.

Key Library Information

Online Book Request Form

The Mobile Book Delivery Service is available to staff and students who are not allowed on campus in line with the Vaccination Policy. The requester must be able to pick up the item outside the main gate at Robert Sobukwe Entrance between 11h00-12h00 and 14h00-15h00 on weekdays.

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.

A series of training sessions is scheduled to run during the 1st and 2nd semesters.

Invitations to these sessions are sent to the UWC community through the Campus Communications. The sessions are also advertised on the library website via the training calendar:

In the case where dates are not suitable, presentations can be done by invitation. Send an email request to

Access past exam papers here:

Exam past papers (primarily exam papers from before the year 2022)

Please note that as of 2022, past exam papers should be available on your iKamva course modules. Kindly contact your department administrator for any exam papers that are not available via the link above.

NB: Multiple choice question papers and Post Graduate exam papers are not available.

Please use your network login details to access the 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

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

Access Problems?

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

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


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