Welcome back to the Department of Library Services (DLS) at the beginning of 2023.
Dear members of the UP community
It is my great pleasure to welcome you all on behalf of the Department of Library Services.
It is so good to see students and staff walking across our campuses. The atmosphere of seeing students rushing to classes, and coming to the library to study, work together, and meet friends is a fulfilling experience.
Our libraries are the place where our community learns and works together in physical and virtual spaces. We are also grateful for raising your voices to tell us about your needs during the survey conducted in the second semester last year. We are working on the solutions and improvements you requested. We also have many resources to help you get your work done.
We invite our students to:
We invite academic and professional staff to:
The library is always interested to hear from our students and staff on what you need to get the work done. Please post your suggestions using this link
We offer a number of workshops and instructional videos, including information literacy, academic integrity, research, and digital skills. Our library guides steer you to important resources for all your subject areas.
You are also encouraged to use any of these platforms for the latest information about the libraries, workshops, services, and events as well as interact & communicating with us:
All of us at the Department of Library Services look forward to seeing and working with you this year.- Author: Lindiwe Soyizwapi