Ditirelo tsa Laeborari tsa Yunibesiti ya Bokone-Bophirima
|The Interlibrary Loan Section provides a service to researchers by obtaining material not owned by the Mafikeng Campus Library. Material is obtained from libraries in South Africa, and also from abroad. The Interlibrary Loan Section also supplies documents to other libraries and institutions in South Africa as well as overseas.|
The service is available to M.- and Ph.D-students and members of staff of the Mafikeng Campus of the NWU.
Documents are also supplied to other libraries in the RSA belonging to the Interlending network, as well as to libraries overseas.
It is situated on the left of the reception desk in the foyer of the library. Books may be collected and returned at the desk.
08:30 - 14:30 Monday - Thursday
E-mail address: Jonathan Nyebeleza
Address for courier: Corner of Dr Albert Luthuli and University Drive, MMABATHO / Building A-7 [Campus map]
Co-ordinator: Jonathan Nyebeleza
Please note: Requests will not be processed if you have any outstanding fines.
Books: author / title / edition / year / ISBN (if available)
Journal articles: journal title / year / volume / part / pagination / author and title of article / ISSN (if available)
Theses and dissertations: author / title / date / university where completed. (The name of the University is very important when you request a thesis or dissertation.)
Books: ± 1 - 3 weeks
Delays may occur due to factors beyond the control of the staff, such as books out on loan or journals that may be in the bindery or circulating in the departments.
Books: When books arrive a notice is sent to users residing in Mafikeng and it can be collected at the service desk. Users out of town will receive their books and articles (if e-mail is not available) by mail.
It remains the responsibility of the user to return the books to the Library either personally or via post.
Loan periods are determined by the supplying library.
National: ± 3 - 8 weeks
Return books on time and ensure yourself of the due date in the book. You will find the correct due date on the blue slip supplied with the book. Only ONE renewal is granted and some libraries have a policy of NO renewals (University of Cape Town and Unisa).
Renewals may be requested by e-mail (Jonathan Nyebeleza). Provide the request number and the original due date in the book or on the slip in the book.
Overdue fees will be R4.00 per book per day.
Ariel is a document transmission system. Users can scan documents and transmit the resulting electronic images via the Internet to different Ariel work stations. Upon receiving, articles are relayed to the e-mail addresses or it can be printed. This system is less expensive, more reliable and of higher quality compared to faxing.