University of Pretoria Library

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University of Pretoria Library

University of Pretoria Library, The library of the University of Pretoria is regarded as one of the best university libraries in South Africa. It provides a comprehensive information service for the university’s staff & students.

The library focuses on supporting the learning needs of clients and provide customised research support via Faculty Libraries in order to facilitate information and knowledge solutions to the University’s core business.

The library strives to be the leader in the provision of solutions for information and knowledge challenges to academic excellence. Therefore, in addition to the traditional library services, the library presents a holistic e-service to its clients, including e-Books, e-Journals, an Institutional Repository, customised web pages, etc.

The library of the University of Pretoria is regarded as one of the best university libraries in South Africa. It provides a comprehensive information service for the University’s students and staff members.

The library focuses on supporting the learning needs of clients in the Learning Centre and providing customised research support through Faculty Libraries and two Research Commons (Main library RC | Groenkloof RC) in order to facilitate information and knowledge management in context of the University’s core business. The main library includes the Learning Centre, Special Collections, Library Technical Services and the following faculty libraries:

– Economic & Management Sciences
– Natural & Agricultural Sciences
– Engineering & Built Environment
– Humanities (including Music)
– Theology

The other faculty libraries are the Oliver R Tambo Law Library, the Education Library (Groenkloof), the Mamelodi Library, the Jotello F Soga Library for Veterinary Science and the Health Sciences Libraries (Medical Library, Basic Medical Sciences & Dentistry Library, Klinikala, Weskoppies and Witbank) which are spread over five different locations.

The Department of Library Services strives to be the leader in the fields of information provision and knowledge management for academic excellence. Therefore, in addition to the traditional library services, the Library presents a holistic e-service to its clients, including e-books, e-journals, an institutional repository, customised web pages, knowledge tools, digitised full text local collections, a digital reference service and a MakerSpace.

Library Hours

Follow this link to full Library hours for , including exceptions.

Normal Operating Library Hours
Mo, Wed, Thu
Tue
Fri
Sat
Sun
Merensky
07:00 – 21:00
08:30 – 21:00
07:00 – 20:00
09:30 – 17:00
11:00 – 15:00
Merensky RC
07:00 – 21:00
08:30 – 21:00
07:00 – 20:00
09:30 – 17:00
11:00 – 15:00
Law
07:30 – 21:00
08:30 – 21:00
07:30 – 20:00
08:30 – 17:00
Closed
Groenkloof
07:30 – 21:00
08:30 – 21:00
07:30 – 20:00
08:30 – 17:00
09:00 – 13:00
Groenkloof RC
07:30 – 21:00
07:30 – 21:00
07:30 – 20:00
08:30 – 17:00
09:00 – 13:00
Medical
07:30 – 20:00
08:30 – 20:00
07:30 – 19:00
08:30 – 17:00
11:00 – 15:00
BMS & Dentistry
07:30 – 17:00
08:30 – 17:00
07:30 – 16:00
Closed
Closed
Music
07:30 – 19:00
08:30 – 19:00
07:30 – 16:00
09:00 – 13:00
Closed
Veterinary Sciences
07:30 – 18:00
08:30 – 18:00
07:30 – 18:00
08:30 – 12:30
Closed
Mamelodi
07:30 – 21:00
08:30 – 21:00
07:30 – 20:00
09:00 – 17:00
09:00 – 13:00
Klinikala
07:30 – 16:00
07:30 – 16:00
07:30 – 16:00
Closed
Closed
Study Centre
Open 24hours per day
Open 24hours per day
Open 24hours per day
Open 24hours per day
Open 24hours per day

CONTACT US

+27 12 420 2235/6