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Geography, Environmental Studies and Tourism

Arts and Humanities Librarian

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Janusz Skarzynski
Level 8, Main Library
Bellville, 7535
021 959 2907


The library collects books to support your studies. Level 8 of the library is where you will find Geography, Environmental Studies and Tourism books and print journals on the shelves. Currently we purchase mainly eBooks, which you can access via uKwazi.

The tabs on this page highlight three categories of books available: New Geography, Environmental Studies and Tourism Books, Reference Books and Textbooks.

You can search for books in the library using the uKwazi search box on the library home page, or the one above. The video below will guide you on how to search for books and articles on uKwazi



Logo Doab

DOAB is a community-driven discovery service that indexes and provides access to scholarly, peer-reviewed open-access books and helps users to find trusted open-access book publishers. All DOAB services are free of charge and all data is freely available.

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OAPEN works with publishers to build a quality-controlled collection of open-access books and provides services for publishers, libraries, and research funders in the areas of dissemination, quality assurance, and digital preservation.

eBook Open Access (OA) Collection (EBSCOhost) is a multidisciplinary collection of eBooks, created in cooperation with university presses and scholarly publishers in the Open Access model. The collection offers access to thousands of titles on various topics, without DRM (digital rights management) restrictions. Search via EBSCO host's databases.   


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