Library training sessions

 The University of South Africa (Unisa) together with Mogale City Local Municipality hereby invite all Unisa registered students to free library training sessions scheduled as follows:

Name of Library: Kagiso Library
Library training: February 2018

Date Day Time Training Unit Venue Trainer
21/02/2018 Wednesday 10h00-12h00 Introduction to library
services and procedures
& Library cataloque
Kagiso Library Pitseng MD

Name of Library: Krugersdorp Library
Library training: February 2018

Date Day Time Training Unit Venue Trainer
28/02/2018 Wednesday    10h00-12h00 Introduction to library services and
procedures & Library cataloque
Krugersdorp Library Pitseng MD

Name of Library: Kagiso Library
Library training: March 2018

Date Day Time Training Unit Venue Trainer
14/03/2018 Wednesday    10h00-12h00 Library catalogue & E-resources Kagiso Library Pitseng MD

Name of Library: Krugersdorp Library
Library training: March 2018

Date Day Time Training Unit Venue Trainer
28/02/2018 Wednesday    10h00-12h00 Library cataloque & E-resources    Krugersdorp Library Pitseng MD

Please note:
The training sessions are for registered Unisa students only and booking is essential. Bookings can be done at Kagiso Library, Krugersdorp/Central Library counter or through the e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and telephonically by dialing 011 630 4531/4.

All sessions require a basic level of computer literacy. You must have joined myUnisa before attending library catalogue training and introduction to e-resources. Students that do not possess these skills yet, are requested to attend the Mouse and Keyboard skills first.

Details of the training offered:

1. Introduction to the library services and procedures: library rules ;lending rules and procedures; Library resources Library Catalogue; Airpac

2. Library catalogue: Basic Search options (Options to use  the Library catalogue); Borrowing, Renewals, Requests (ILL), & Returning of library material; E-Reserves (prescribed and recommended reading); booking  a  training session using the electronic booking system

3. Electronic resources: – online  reference sources (encyclopedias, dictionaries etc); online requests (requesting books and articles ); how to access E-reserve off-campus access ;Locating journal articles; choosing and searching databases; search techniques; printing/saving/emailing articles

4. Introduction to Referencing Techniques: Copyright; plagiarism; in-text referencing; referencing styles

Enquiries: 011 630 4531/2/3/4

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