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eBooks via the Library Catalogue
South Africa E-learning Platform via Snapplify
Access our digital textbooks, resources and library books. Follow the instruction in this PDF document.
Search the catalogue for books, eBooks, theses and more.
Select the following databases on EbscoHost: Academic Search Premier ; Applied Science & Technology Source ; E-Journals ; MasterFile Premier ; MLA International Bibliography ; SocINDEX
The most comprehensive searchable collection of full text electronic South African journals in the world, focuses on making journals published in South Africa, available online.
Index to South African Periodicals (ISAP)(Sabinet)
Index to South African Periodicals (ISAP) covers indexed articles from more than 900 South African periodicals. Specialist periodicals are indexed fully whereas general and popular periodicals are indexed selectively. This database is compiled under the ownership of the National Library of South Africa.
Web of Science
Web of Science consists of seven databases containing information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals, books, book series, reports, conferences, and more.
JSTOR offers a high-quality interdisciplinary archive to support scholarship and teaching. It includes archives of over 1 000 leading academic journals across the humanities social sciences and sciences as well as selected monographs and other materials valuable for academic work.
De LiteRom bevat recensies van boeken en artikelen over schrijvers die zijn gepubliceerd in Nederlandse en Belgische dag- en weekbladen. De oudste teksten dateren van voor 1900.
ScienceDirect is a leading full text scientific database offering articles/chapters from more than 2 500 peer-reviewed journals and more than 11 000 books. There are currently more than 9,5 million articles/chapters in a content base that is growing at a rate of almost 0,5 million additions per year. How to search on ScienceDirect
Scopus is the world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts, and articles from academic publishers, professional societies preprint, repositories, universities, and other scholarly organisations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research. How to search on Google Scholar
DBAT: Digital Bibliography of Afrikaans Linguistics
DBAT is an international database where all the information and resources about the Afrikaans language and literature can be found. This project started in 2004 and already consists of more than 9 757 indexed records and more than 2 413 full text articles.
Digitale bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse letteren (DBNL)
De Digitale Bibliotheek voor de Nederlandse Letteren (DBNL) is een digitale collectie van teksten die behoren tot de Nederlandse letterkunde, taalkunde en cultuurgeschiedenis van de vroegste tijd tot heden. De collectie representeert het hele Nederlandse taalgebied en komt tot stand door een samenwerking tussen de Taalunie, de Vlaamse Erfgoedbibliotheek en de Koninklijke Bibliotheek te Den Haag. De website wordt jaarlijks zo’n vier miljoen keer geraadpleegd.
Interlibrary loans (ILL)
Provides a service to postgraduates and researchers by obtaining material, not owned by Potchefstroom Campus Libraries, from other libraries in South Africa and from abroad
A-Z Publication Finder
Alphabetical title list of electronic full-text journals and e-books to which the library has access to.
SACat reflects the collection of libraries in Southern Africa and contains bibliographic information referring to books, periodicals, audiovisual items and other information material.
SA Media (Sabinet)
SA Media covers more than 120 South African newspapers and periodicals. More than 500 articles are selected daily, categorized according to 22 categories, and indexed in Afrikaans and English.
South African newspapers, not subscribed by the library
Woordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal (WAT)
The most complete and authoritative dictionary on the Afrikaans language.
Oxford English Dictionary Online
The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past.
Oxford Reference Online
Oxford Reference Online brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world’s biggest and most trusted reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.
PharosOnline is the focus of South African subject dictionaries and glossaries - a one-stop reference for all terminology users.
Theses and Dissertations @ NWU
- Theses and dissertations completed at the NWU since 2004 are available electronically via Boloka.Theses and dissertations before 2004 will be considered for digitization upon request from users.
- Access to the complete theses (print) collection is available via the online Library Catalogue (Search tip: Change "Material Type" to "Thesis")