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UAL: Unit for Academic Literacy: General Information


Welcome to the training session !

Getting started

Sort out at Information Desk Level 3:

  • UP portal password
    • to log on to campus computers and wifi 
    • access library electronic resources
    • access your library account to renew books
  • TuksPrint 
  • Email - combine your email addresses

M&D students need to register for an ORCID id

Your computer - Google Scholar settings:

  • Bibliographic manager -  Endnote
  • Libraries – Choose  Pretoria

Familiarise yourself with:

  • Clickup
  • Cloud storage eg. Google Drive, Dropbox
  • Apps

Sign In / Create Accounts to all the databases you are regularly using

Library Homepage

Please familiarise yourself with the Library Homepage:

  • Libraries / Units tab: Branch libraries and library units information.
  • Search tab: Where to find databases, electronic reference works, etc.
  • Services tab: Borrowing, Interlending, Plagiarism, Printing/Photocopying, Referencing, Research Support, Training etc.
  • About Us tab: Library hours, etc.
  • My Library Space: Renew your books, Subject guides, etc.
  • The Library App
  • Library News and Events
  • Library Social Media 
  • Most important ... the Search Box.

Other Subject Guides

Computer requirements, browser settings, etc.

Contact Details

Ms Adrienne Warricker

Library Level 6 Office 17

012 420 4795

By appointment.


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