Western Cape

Cape Town Library

Services Offered

  • Access to collections
  • Electronic Access
  • Assistance for students living with disabilities
  • Library training

Students living with disabilities

In addition to the ARCSWiD facilities, the library offers a dedicated room equipped with assistive devices needed by students living with disabilities.

Additional services include:

  • Study and examination facility
  • Special parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Assistance available on request
  • Material supplied in appropriate formats

Access to collections

A number of collections are available for loan. Reserved and reference collections may only be utilised inside the library. The other collections such as the study collection, prescribed collection may be borrowed for 3 weeks.

Students in the region may also request items available from the Postal Study Collection.

Electronic Access

Your smartphone, computer, laptop or tablet can be used to browse the library catalogues and collections.

You may also visit the Library website to download e-reserves, e-books andsearch from our wide range of databases in various subject fields.

Library Training

You can book a training session on how to use the Library and its resources.

Training schedules can be found at:

Operating Hours

January to November
Monday - Friday: 08:00 to 16:00

Monday - Friday: 08:00 to 16:00

Contact us for any enquiries during office hours from 08h00 to 15h30.

Cape Town Campus Library Email: ctnlib@unisa.ac.za

Mobile Library Email: ctnmob@unisa.ac.za

Last modified: 2023/07/28