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Library Postgraduate training

Information on how to connect to the sessions will be shared upon receipt of your booking.

Please note: For Postgraduate training It is essential to book for any of the listed online sessions at the provided booking links. The provided session links should be used during the specified dates and times. Kindly forward any queries you might have to or

See the list of  Library Postgraduate workshops for  May 2022 here.

Undergraduate training sessions

You are invited to attend our information literacy training sessions. A variety of topics will be covered, and anyone is welcome.
The training sessions will be conducted via the online platform Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.  Use the  Blackboard Collaborate Ultra link to join the session.  We suggest that you join the session 10 minutes before the session starts. Should you experience any problems, please contact Elize du Toit at

See the list of training sessions for April – May 2022 here


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Search tips and techniques by Ester de Broize

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