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City and Regional Planning & Urban Design Library Guide: HELP...

Subject guide for the Planning students

How do I access the Library's databases while off campus?

Electronic journals and databases can be accessed off campus using EZProxy. The link can also be found on the libraries web page.

Log in to EZProxy using your student ID and Novell password.

Once logged in you will be taken to the main UCT Libraries web page and from there can access our electronic resources.

How can I print, scan or photocopy?

There is one multi-purpose copiers (A4 and A3 size only) in the Built Environment Library Use your student card to scan, photocopy or print from these stations.

Where can I get help?

For assistance with printing-related issues, visit the MPS website or please contact the new Bytes Document Solutions MPS Call Centre on 021 650 4815 or email Their operating hours are:

  • Onsite support: 8:00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
  • Telephonic support:
    • Weekdays: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Saturdays: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Useful Websites

Below is a selection of few websites that might be useful for use by Architecture and Planning students.