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Criminal Justice: Borrowing and Renew Library Material

A Guide to direct users to Unizulu library resources related to Criminal Justice

Information Literacy


Need to access library resources? Struggling to find sources for your assignment, research topic or information for your presentation?

The Library can assist with all the search, by teaching students researchers and academics to be able to search using different library database the library subscribed to.


How to borrow library material


 In order for students  to borrow books from the library  they  need to be registered for the current year.


Use the Library  EBSCO Discovery Services to:

  • for the shelf number,
  • Request or download copies of journal  articles,
  • Sign in on Library Ebsco Discovery Services and renew material one have borrowed

How many books one can borrow ?


  • Undergraduate - 6 items for the period of 14 days
  • Honours students -10 items for the period of 30 days
  • Masters and PhD'S  - 15 items  for the period of 42 days

What kind of material cannot be taken out from the library ?


Some library items  cannot be taken out from the library  However, such items can be used within the boundaries of the library

Examples of these items include:


  • Seminor room keys -cannot be taken out from the library
  • reference books (e.g. encyclopaedias, dictionaries, yearbooks and atlases
  • journals
  • audio-visual material
  • items in special collections  e.g. UZULU Collection , Audio Visual etc

Books that are on high demand  left by the lecturers at short loan cannot be taken out from the library.

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