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Primo Library Guide: Books

The guide will show you how to use UCT's one stop search tool to search for all scholarly content

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.

How to renew your books or DVDs?

To renew your books or DVDs, you can watch the video by clicking here or can go to manage your library account in My Library Card. 

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.