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Construction Economics and Management Library Guide: BOOKS


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, use Interlibrary Loans,
  • how to renew your books or DVDs, manage requests and view fines using My Library Card,
  • how to access UCT Libraries while Off Campus,
  • give a summary of Borrowing rules for students & staff.

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.

Borrowing 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. 


With acknowledgement to Mrs. Gcobisa Xalabile and Ms Andiswa Mfengu who created the contents on this page.