Visit the library in the Piazza today and join in the fun!
Posted on February 22, 2018
The library will be rendering a Circulation and Information service – outside the library and in the Piazza – today!
Invitation: The Department of Library Services invites you to join us for a live broadcast of the national budget speech by the Minister of Finance
Posted on February 21, 2018
The broadcast of the budget speech will take place Wednesday 21 February 2018 at 14:00 in the Library auditorium.
Invitation to a web presentation: “Coping with Tech driven change: the survival of the most adaptable”
Posted on February 13, 2018
The Department of Library Services, invites you to attend this web presentation via Vidyo by Prof Peter Cochrane, Order of the British Empire (OBE).
FEATURING - A Prisoner in the Garden by the Nelson Mandela Foundation
Posted on February 12, 2018
Library Special Collections Book of the Week (12 February 2018) A Prisoner in the Garden.
The library celebrates World Read Aloud Day at Floralise Pre-Primary School in Sunnyside
Posted on February 08, 2018
Five staff members representing the Department of Library Services at the University of Pretoria and their library association LIASA’s Marketing and Advocacy Interest Group (MAIG) participated in the global World Read Aloud Day on Thursday 1 February 2018.
The Department of Library Services centralizes services in the Merensky 2 library
Posted on January 29, 2018
The Department of Library Services will centralize its services in the Merensky 2 Library from January 2018.
New location of the Interlending Information Desk in the Merensky 2 Library
Posted on January 18, 2018
The Interlending Information Desk has been moved from level 5 to level 3 in the Merensky Library
Interlibrary Loans staff members present their first conference paper
Posted on January 01, 2018
Two staff members from the Interlibrary Loans Unit, Rachel Mahlangu and Maria Mtsweni (Jotello F Soga Library) delivered their first conference paper
First entrepreneurial project for the library: Bibliometrics workshop
Posted on January 01, 2018
On 30 November 2017 Sean Kruger, Elsabe Olivier and Sunette Steynberg launched the first entrepreneurial project for the library.
TuksLaw commemorates the legacy and life of Oliver R. Tambo
Posted on December 14, 2017
On Friday, 8 December 2017, the Faculty of Law, UP Arts and the Department of Library Services at the University of Pretoria cojnointly and incooperation with the Oliver & Adelaide Tambo Foundation, commemorated the legacy and life of Oliver R. Tambo (1917 – 2017) with the unveiling of...
Official opening of the newly upgraded Basic Medical Sciences and Dentistry Library
Posted on June 28, 2017
The newly refurbished and upgraded library in the Basic Medical Sciences Building on the University of Pretoria's Prinshof Campus was officially opened by the Faculty Library Manager of the Health Sciences, Kabelo Nzima, in a brief ceremony on Friday, 23 June 2017.
Tackling the challenges of youthhood
Posted on June 22, 2017
Nineteen-year-old University of Pretoria graduate Quintine Mkhondo was a guest speaker at the Youth Day commemoration event titled 'My challenges made me stronger!' that was presented by the Department of Library Services in the Merensky 2 Library on the Hatfield Campus earlier this month.
The thread of storytelling
Posted on June 13, 2017
Novelist, short story writer and playwright Siphiwo Mahala's professional journey would not have happened had it not been for his love of reading, he said at the 'Meet your writers' event that was recently held on the Hatfield Campus of the University of Pretoria.
Delron Buckley's visit to UP
Posted on June 05, 2017
The University of Pretoria (UP) recently hosted former Bafana Bafana and German Bundesliga legend, Delron Buckley. He spoke to coaches and youngsters from the Tuks Football Academy at the Merensky 2 Library as part of the Youth Day celebrations on Tuesday, 30 May.
Storytelling employed as a tool to challenge stereotypes
Posted on May 24, 2017
The Department of English, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services, at the University of Pretoria continues to engage actively with what is happening on the literary scene in South Africa by inviting local poets and writers to their frequent Meet Your Writers events.
The Merensky 2 Library celebrates World Intellectual Property Day
Posted on May 17, 2017
The Technology Transfer Office in the Department of Research and Innovation, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services, celebrated World Intellectual Property Day by hosting an IP lunch talk.
Youth Day invitation part 2: Delron Buckley: From Youth to International Star
Posted on May 09, 2017
The Department of Library Services, invites students to attend the second part of our Youth Day celebrations and to meet Delron Buckley from 10:30 to 11:30 on Tuesday, 30 May 2017.
Seminar: Let's talk water!
Posted on April 24, 2017
The Faculty library of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Built Environment & IT cordially invites you to attend this seminar day on water.
Dancing the death drill with Fred Khumalo
Posted on April 06, 2017
Journalist and author, Fred Khumalo, recently shared his thoughts with an audience of staff and students at the 'Meet your Writers’ event organised by the Department of English, in collaboration with the Department of Library Services on the University of Pretoria's Hatfield Campus.
Faculty of Theology presents literary exhibition of the works of Prof Jürgen Moltmann
Posted on April 05, 2017
The Faculty of Theology, in cooperation with the Merensky 2 Library, has begun a year-long series of literary exhibitions that highlight significant events, individuals and publications related to the Faculty’s 1917–2017 centenary celebration.