Library

Request a literature search

Are you a postgraduate student needing a literature review done on a research topic?

A literature review is a critical evaluation of what has been published on a topic by accredited scholars and researchers. This online service is delivered by the Information Search Librarians Team to all Unisa staff and students.

How do I request a literature search?

  1. Login on myUnisa using your student number and myUnisa password
  2. Click on the More Sites button and then select Library
  3. Select the Literature search request form from the menu
  4. Complete the form and submit

We would like to recommend that you use Internet Explorer as your browser.

If you are already logged into Microsoft Office 365 with a different account, please log out and log in with your myLife credentials. Complete the Literature search request form in myUnisa as above.

Check your myLife mailbox for the acknowledgement email.

Please note this form can be used only for literature search requests.

Last modified: 2021/08/20