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Psychology: Electronic Resources

This subject guide provides access to the library's resources relevant to Psychology

What are Electronic Resources

Reference sources are generally the place to begin your research, especially when you're starting out with an unfamiliar field. But they're also where you return when you need to look up formulas, facts, definitions, and other standard details. In other words they help you to find anything concerns your research

How to access electronic resources

The Library subscribes to an extensive number of electronic databases such as ScienceDirect, JSTOR, Emerald, etc. They include:

  • E-journals (full text & bibliographic)
  • E-books and other material

Access to e-Resources

In order to access UNIZULU Library’s electronic resources – whether on campus or off campus users have to sign-in using Open Athens which requires to use the same credentials for signing in to your UNIZULU email, WiFi, or Lab Access. On campus students/staff can activate their accounts at the UNIZULU computer labs ICT help desks and off-campus students/staff should send email to labs@unizulu.ac.za with request to reset their accounts.

After activating your account, please use the following steps:

1. Go to UNIZULU website www.unizulu.ac.za and click 'Library'

2. Click 'Off-campus' link

3. On the page 'Off-Campus Access', Click on 'Please click here'

4. Now you have to sign in to OpenAthens (select  'UNIZULU students’ or UNIZULU staff)

5. Enter user ID (institutional email) and password as if it is for checking your email (e.g.  nenef - user   ID and enter your password in the relevant box) click 'continue'.

This will take you to the list of the databases which you can search individually or

use Ebsco Discovery Service which allows to search through all UNIZULU subscribed databases (same as Google).

 

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To book for training, on how to use e-Resources consult your relevant Information Librarian.

Faculty of Arts Librarian (Ms Faith Nsele)

Email                               : NseleF@unizulu.ac.za

Location                          : 2nd floor

Tel.                                   : 0359026688

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