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Education Innovation: FIND INFORMATION

Library guide for the Department of Education Innovation


Find Open Access Academic Books here:


The book, chapter or article you need may not available in the Merensky library.

Often you need only a chapter from a book.

You may request the book, chapter or article from another library.

(1st, 2nd and 3rd year students may request books only from UP branch libraries).

  1. Filters: Choose Libraries Worldwide.
  2. Locate the relevant record. [read the screen].
  3. Click on the title of the book / chapter / article to see the complete record.
  4. Click the Interlending Pre-Request button.
  5. Complete the information boxes. 
  6. Submit.


In all the databases:

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Save your searches.


In order to access UP electronic articles from Google Scholar, you need to adjust your Google Scholar Settings as follow:

Click on the three lines next to the Google Scholar logo.

On the Settings screen, adjust the following settings:

Bibliography Manager

  • Language
  • Library  

Search box: Pretoria

Choose and


Read more about Google Scholar 



You found the citation of an article you need, but need the full text article. Four ways to locate the article: 

1On the library homepage, in the Everything search box, type ti: (for title) and enter the title of the article. One of the first results should be the article. Click on the title to access  the record. You should find options for online viewing.

2. On the library homepage, in the Google Scholar search box,  type allintitle:  (for title) and enter the title of the article. (Google Scholar Settings should be University of Pretoria.)

3On the library webpage, in the Journal search box, type ti: (for title) and enter the journal title. The first results should be the journal  title. Click on the title to access the record. Follow the links for online viewing.

4. Request the article from another library via Interlibrary Loans.

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