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A guide to combine all the processes involved in doing your master's and doctoral degree at the Faculty of Education

General Information

Library Hours  

Weekdays: 7:30- 20:00  except  Tuesdays 8:30-20:00 Saturday: 8:30 -17:00  Sunday: 9:00-13:00  

Research Commons: Weekdays 7:30-20:00, Saturday 8:30-13:00

For general inquiries phone 012 420 5536 / Research Commons 012 420 5259

Information Specialists at the Education Library

Contact your information specialist to assist with access to the PDF files of journal articles

Mrs Sonja DelportTHED (PU vir CHO); Dip. in Special Education(UNISA)

Information Specialist for Early Childhood Education and Humanities Education 
Tel.: +27 12 420 5545
Office: Media Building Room 3-10 (Level 3), Groenkloof Campus

Ms Maggie MoropaneSecondary Teacher's Diploma (Dr C.N. Phatudi College of Education); BA (Pret). 

Information Specialist for Education Management & Policy Studies and Science Mathematics & Technology Education

Tel.: +27 12 420 5565
Office: Media Building, Room 3-7 (Level 3), Groenkloof Campus


Ms Liesl Stieger  BBibl (NWU), Hons. Industrial Psychology (NWU), Masters Knowledge Management (UP).

Information Specialist for Educational Psychology

Tel.: +27 12 420 5559
Office: Media Building Room 2-34 (Level 2), Groenkloof Campus




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Databases Important for Education

GoogleScholar & Google Scholar library settings

Tips for Searching Google Scholar

  • Ensure that your Google Scholar library settings is correct this will enable you to get access to our paid content (fulltext)
  • Place one concept consisting of two words in “” e.g. “research methodology”
  • Use the advanced search option to limit your search

- dated between

- where words should occur

- authored by

- published in



Sources of Information

Step by Step Guides for using the Library Webpage and Resources

Research Commons at the Education Library

DLS Staff

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Liesl Stieger
Information Specialist
Education Library
+27 (0)12 420 5559

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