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Development Studies: General Information

WELCOME

 

Welcome to the training session !

Getting started

1. Sort out at Information Desk Level 3 or by Chat to a Librarian:

  • 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

2. M&D students need to register for an ORCID id

3. Your computer:

  •  Google Scholar settings:
  • Bibliographic manager -  Endnote
  • Libraries – Choose  Pretoria
  • Download and install Endnote.

4. Familiarize yourself with:

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

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

Library Homepage

Please familiarize yourself with the Library Homepage:

  • Libraries and Units tabs: Branch libraries and library units information.
  • Services tab: Plagiarism, general library training etc.
  • Search tab: Where to find databases, electronic reference works, Subject Guides, etc.
  • News & Events tab: 
  • Find Help tab: Book a Virtual Appointment with you subject librarian

Scroll down to see shortcuts:

  • Library Hours
  • Using the Library: Seat and space booking
  • Borrow & Request: Renew your books
  • Find Help: Virtual Appointments, Subject Guides.
  • Most important ... the Search Box.

Find the Library social media at the bottom of the page.

Some Other Guides

Computer requirements, browser settings, etc.

and more ...

Contact Details

Mrs Alett Nell

Library Level 6 Office 20

012 420 4801

alett.nell@up.ac.za

By appointment:  Schedule an appointment