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Information Technology (VTC): Getting Started

Welcome to the Library guide for Information Technology. Here you will find a OneStop service to assist you in your studies or research at the NWU Vanderbijlpark.

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Passwords

On-campus access:

  • Access is given seamlessly via the Ezproxy server. You will need to type in your firewall username and password . The firewall username and password is given to you by campus IT at 016 910 3324/8.  
  • Some of the e-journals are individual subscriptions that does not work via ip-authentication and requires a unique password. Phone 018 299 2802 if you are asked a username and password on campus other than your firewall username and password.

Off-campus access:

  • You must be a registered student / personnel of the North-West University: (Vaal Triangle Campus) to access library databases from off-campus.
  • Access is given via the Ezproxy server. You will be asked to enter your surname and id-number / university number to gain access to our databases and e-journals. Phone 018 299 2802 if you cannot get access with your surname and id-number / university number .
  • Some of the e-journals are individual subscriptions that does not work via Ezproxy (ip-authentication) and requires a unique password. Please phone 018 299 2802 if you are asked a username and password other than your surname and id-number / university number .
  • Due to licence restrictions some databases like Butterworths and Juta are only available on campus.

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Manager: Information services

Martie Esterhuizen's picture
Martie Esterhuizen
Contact:
Tel.: +27 (0)16 910 3174
Fax: +27 (0)16 910 3171

North-West University
Vanderbijlpark Library
Building 13

Latitude: S 26° 43' 35.5044"
Longitude: E 27° 52' 52.6584"
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