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In this guide you will find Library resources to help with your research and studies in Biotechnology.

DNA imageWelcome to the Biotechnology Library Guide


This guide provides information and links to resources that are useful for Biotechnology students. To access the list of key resources in Biotechnology, as well as guidance on searching for resources, click on the options on the left.

Please do not hesitate the contact the Biotechnology Librarian for further enquiries and feedback about this guide. Contact details are on the box on the left.

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

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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.

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 your Faculty Librarian or the Electronic Resources Librarian, Anne Moon at 021 959 3016/

Request Online Teaching 

Ask your lecturer to request online training for your class


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