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Library - Information Literacy Module: Tutorial 6: Electronic library

Information literacy for UJ students. Start with "1 Why Information Literacy" and end with "9 Writing & Referencing"

STEP 4: Electronic Course Reserve (ECR)

  • ECR gives Neo access to materials reserved for a specific course.
  • This can be prescribed books, recommended chapters, etc.
  • Neo can access materials for his course by typing the course name or by searching, using his lecturer’s name.
  • Click here to access Electronic Course Reserves

Video: How to find Course Reserves

How to download an e-book

STEP 1: Electronic library

Neo's assignment brief clearly states that he must consult and read two prescribed readings and two recommended readings, but Neo does not know where to find those readings.  Hover over the image to read about our electronic library



STEP 5: Databases

Hover over the image to find out what a database is

Neo needs his UJ student password to access the library's database. Click here to view our library's databases

STEP 6: Faculty subject guide

All the information Neo needs to know about his faculty resources.

A to Z Journal Search

STEP 2: MYUJlink

  • My UJLink is Neo's personalised library that allows him to renew material online.
  • It also keeps a list of Neo's library lending history. 
  • Only UJ staff and registered students are able to renew their own material online
  • Click here to access it.

STEP 3: Library catalogue (UJLink)

The library catalogue can be regarded as the library index (the same as a book index). It tells Neo exactly where materials meeting his specific needs can be found and he can search the catalogue using keywords, phrases, book titles, authors, and the call number.

Library catalogue

How to download an e-book from Overdrive

STEP 7: UJoogle Search