Do you need assistance finding relevant information for your research?
Are you a student or researcher struggling to develop search strategies?
Do you need help searching databases, conducting a grey literature search, or managing your citations?
The CHS Faculty Librarians are pleased to offer a variety of literature search services to students and researchers and consist of the following elements:
Please contact your Faculty Librarians as below.
Mr Joseph Mangadi - Interim Branch Librarian
Mr Gerald Louw
Requesting Full Text Articles & Books
The Interlibrary Loans (ILL) system allows for material (ie, books and journal articles) not held in our library, to be borrowed from other libraries within the system, or from libraries abroad if not available locally. Users can request books or journal articles by clicking here to complete a form or email your requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel (021) 959 2900
Fax (021) 959 2920
Located on Level 4 in the library
Your Faculty Librarian can provide valuable support for your research in particular assisting with research-level enquiries, literature reviews, current awareness, use of specialist materials (including electronic resources), reference management, assist with open access publishing, copyright issues, running subject specific classes as well as one on one consultations.
Besides rendering a physical Reference Service, the Faculty Librarians also provide an Online Reference Service called Ask a Librarian. To make use of our Online Reference Service, go to the Library webpage, you will see a blue tab at the bottom on your right hand side. Please click on the tab and perform your request.
Introduction to Library Services
Systematic Review: Literature Searching
Scoping Review: Literature searching
Searching Google Scholar Optimally
Keep Up-to-Date with your Research Area
Sage Research Methods Online
Introduction to Mendeley
Introduction to EndNote
The Divison of Postgraduate Studies provides support through consultation with writing and statistics coaches on duty at the Postgraduate Resource Commons (PRC)- Level 13, Main Library.
Common Rooms: 4 common rooms, each accommodating between 12 and 30 students provide reading space and computer access. Time tables are available on the web portal.
Contacts: Mr. Peter-John Smith email@example.com 021- 959 3920
University of the Western Cape,
Robert Sobukwe Road,
Tel: 021 959 2946
Monday - Thursday 8:20 AM — 11:55 PM
Friday 8:20 AM — 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM — 1:00 PM