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Faculty of Health Sciences

This Library Guide is to provide you with Library Services and Resources to assist you with your studies!

What is the Study Collection?

 Study Collection:

  • Contains titles of books or prescribed textbooks in demand
  • Is in a separate enclosed area at the Circulation Desk of the library
  • To be able to borrow items, users must present their cards
  • Items may only be borrowed for three days. 

  • Items must be returned to the library branch from where they were issued e.g. a Study Collection book taken out from North branch must be returned to North.

  • No renewals or reservations are made for Study Collection items
  • Overdue charges: R3.00 per item per day after the 3rd day


Study Collection during exam periods

During the examination period Short Loan Rules will be applied to Study Collection items – only issued for one hour.


You need to find the following information in the Classic Catalogue before you go to Circulation Desk where the collection is housed. 

  •  Lecturer’s name
  •  Call number (shelf number) of the item  


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