Skip to Main Content

Research Support: Membership to other libraries

Membership to other libraries

According to an agreement between libraries at higher education institutions in South Africa, postgraduate students and lecturers can apply for library membership from these institutions.

  • Read through the Mutual Agreement Policy: English - Afrikaans
  • Complete the application form for membership to other libraries (i.e. Letter of Introduction).
  • Fax to the fax number for your home library, or hand the form in at your information specialist.
  • You will be contacted by your information specialist once your letter of introduction has been processed.
  • Hand this letter of introduction in at the library with which you would like to apply.
  • Please adhere to all the rules and regulations of that library.


Apply to become a member of one of the following libraries:

- Border Technikon - University of Pretoria
- Cape Peninsula University of Technology - University of Johannesburg (DFC Campus)
- Central University of Technology, Free State - University of Johannesburg (Kingsway Campus)
- Durban University of Technology - University of Kwazulu-Natal
- Eastern Cape Technikon - University of Limpopo: Medunsa Campus
- Mangosuthu Technikon - University of Limpopo: Turfloop Campus
- National Library of South Africa - University of South Africa
- Nelson mandela Metropolitan University - University of Stellenbosch
- North West University Mafikeng - University of Transkei
- North West University Potchefstroom - University of the Westen Cape
- Rhodes University - University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
- Tshwane University of Technology - University of Venda for Science and Technology
- University of Cape Town - University of Zululand
- University of Free State - Vaal University of Technology
- University of Forte Hare - Walter Sisulu University of Technology and Science

Copyright © Department of Library Services 2021. All rights reserved.

Settings will not persist if Preference Cookies are not toggled on.
FAQ's Email Us WhatsApp Rate Us Chat to Us