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Postgraduate Research Unit

Information about the Postgraduate Research Unit

During semester

 

Monday to Friday (except Wednesdays)

08:00-22:00

Wednesday

09:00-22:00

Saturday

09:00-13:00

April and September Holidays

 

Monday to Friday (except Wednesdays)

08:00-18:30

Wednesday

09:00-18:30

Saturday

09:00-13:00

July and December/January holidays

 

Monday to Friday (except Wednesdays)

08:00-16:30

Wednesday

09:00-16:30

Saturday

09:00-13:00

On Saturdays the Unit is closed from the second Saturday in December to the first Saturday in January, inclusive.

The Postgraduate Research Unit is located on level 6 in the UFS Sasol Library, creating an environment conducive to studying/research for postgraduate students. This section of the library is for the use of postgraduate students only.

Two dedicated Research Librarians are available to assist Masters and Doctoral students with literature searches.

Students who would like to use the library in person are more than welcome to make an appointment with Research Librarians for library orientation.

The Postgraduate Research Unit has30 computer workstation for use by students.

We have 69 workstations for laptops.  University wifi is available in the Unit.

6 Discussion rooms are available for short discussions.

Cold and hot water, as well as a microwave oven and fridge are available for use by students.

 

We offer the following training:

  • Effective database searching
  • Continuous information literacy
  • Journal impact factors and the H-index
  • Bibliography training

To book a training session, contact our research librarians.

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