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Molecular and Cell Biology Library Guide: Books

How to find information - a library guide for Molecular and Cell Biology students and academics at UCT.


This page will guide you on how to search for books in Primo. What to do when the library doesn't have a book you are looking for (Interlibrary Loans). As well as how to renew your books or DVDs, manage requests and view fines using My Library Card. 

How to find Books in Primo

This presentation will show you on how to use the Primo to find books, print journals, CDs, videos and DVDs available in UCT Libraries. Primo will tell you what books we have in your subject area, and the shelf-numbers where you will find those books.

InterLibrary Loans

If a book is not available at UCT libraries. A copy can be requested via InterLibrary Loans from another library.

Loan Rules

Undergraduate: 6 books for 7 days

Postgraduate: 12 books for 30 days

UCT Staff: 30 books for 90 days

Click here to read more.

Manage your library account

This video will show you how you can renew the items you have on loan, update your requests and view fines or messages in My Library Card.