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Mafikeng Campus Library

Library training

The Library provides training to assist students and staff in the use of the Library and its databases.Please follow us on our Facebook account for more information on our training activities

Library orientation

It is compulsory for students to attend the library orientation session on the day set aside by the University Orientation Committee.  An on-going Orientation for new academics is arranged during the course of the year.  General library orientation takes place at the beginning of the year and is targeted at first year students.

Training is offered throughout the year.  Training sessions can be arranged for individuals and groups.

Acacemics are encouraged to arrange training sessions for their students.

Please contact your Faculty Subject Librarian for training.

Training times: Monday to Friday from 08:30 - 16:30

Mondays Law & Commerce Siviwe Bangani
+27 (0)18 389 2322
Tuesdays HSS Elsie Legwale
+27 (0)18 389 2105
Wednesdays FAST Sabelo Chizwina
+27 (0)18 389 2099
Thursdays Education Canadia Musi
+27 (0)18 389 2355
Fridays Law & Commerce Siviwe Bangani
+27 (0)18 389 2322

Potchefstroom Campus Library

Training Calendars

About our training

Training sessions can be arranged for individuals or groups.  Training takes place in Tarentaal and Besembos, the Library's electronic class rooms.  Group training is scheduled in correlation with the respective Information Librarian and the lecturer.


  • Endnote
  • Everything I need to know about journals before I publish
  • H-index
  • Impact factors
  • Referencing
  • Search engines and databases
  • Web of Science and Scopus
  • Where to begin with an assignment
  • AGLA Walk in course -English / Afrikaans

Vaal Triangle Campus Library

Training Calendars

Training takes place in the library on the second floor in the training room.  Contact Martie Esterhuizen at +27(0)16 910 3174 for more information.

Library Training Rooms

Mafikeng Campus Library

Training Lab

Ferdinand Postma Library


Ferdinand Postma Library


Ferdinand Postma Library

Conference Room