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Undergraduate Student Support: Tarentaal Training Room

This library guide strives to provide e-support for undergraduate students at the NWU.


Room Bookings

Tarentaal is a hands-on training facility for academic purposes and may be booked by NWU: Potchefstroom Campus staff members only. Bookings will be mediated and a confirmation notice sent to the person who booked the room. Allow 2 days for the staff member to oversee the mediation.

Please contact Sonja van der Westhuizen at +27 (0)18 285 2632 if you have any questions.

Tarentaal Training Facility

A modern technologically equipped training room is available for staff to conduct training sessions to students and other members of staff.

You will find the following available in the room:

1. 38 Computers (42 seats)
2. A podium with computer for the presenter and podium
3. 2 Data projectors
4. Sound
5. SMART board
6. Aircon

Terms and Conditions when Using Tarentaal

  1. Tarentaal is strictly a hands-on training facility for academic purposes and information literacy advancement.
  2. The room may be booked for hands-on training by NWU: Potchefstroom Campus staff only. 
  3. Bookings will be cancelled five (5) minutes after the initial booking time if the group has not arrived.
  4. Only 3 hour hands-on training sessions are allowed.
  5. Please familiarize yourself with the hardware and software available in Tarentaal to ascertain whether it suits your needs before you book the room.
  6. Tarentaal may not be used for non-academic purposes. It may not be used for meetings or gatherings.
  7. Please arrange for access to the Library with the manager of Loans Serevices at +27 (0)18 299 2783 should the attendees not have university cards.
  8. Please report at the Help Desk in the Information Commons for instructions and access to the room.
  9. The person who booked the room takes the responsibility for the condition of the room and the conduct of the group.
  10. Only bottled water may be taken into the room. No food. Arrangements for refreshments may be made with Ferdi's coffee shop (+27 (0)18 299 1333).
  11. The audio-visual equipment must be switched on and off according to the prescribed procedures. When leaving the room the lights, air-conditioner and audio-visual equipment should be switched off.
  12. The room should be left in the same good condition as it was received. If the chairs are moved around, they should be moved back before leaving. Any litter must be placed in the wastebaskets that are provided.
  13. The Library is not responsible for loss or damage of items left unattended in the room.
  14. If you do not adhere to our terms and conditions your name will be blacklisted and your services suspended.
  15. LibCal complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act, No 4 of 2013. By the utilisation of this website you agree that your email, name, surname, and university number will be used by LibCal to authenticate you as an NWU student and to send email to your email address regarding your room booking.
  16. When you click on Continue on the booking screen, you accept our terms and conditions.
  17. If you have problems booking Tarentaal, contact the Librarian at +27 (0)18 285 2632.