Library and Information Service

Passwords

On-campus access

  • Access is given automatically via the Ezproxy server.
  • Some of the e-journals are individual subscriptions that does not work via ip-authentication and requires a unique password. Please phone your campus library if you are asked a username and password on campus other than your surname and ID/university number.

Off-campus access

  • You must be a registered student of the North-West University to access library databases from off-campus.
  • Access is given via the Ezproxy server. You will be asked to enter your surname and ID/university number to gain access to our databases and e-journals. Please phone your campus library if you cannot get access with your surname and ID/university number.
  • Some of the e-journals are individual subscriptions that does not work via Ezproxy (ip-authentication) and requires a unique password. Please phone your campus library if you are asked a username and password other than your surname and ID/university number.

Contact information for the campus libraries

  • Mafikeng Campus: +27 (0)18 389 2099
  • Potchefstroom Campus: +27 (0)18 299 2802
  • Vaal Triangle Campus: +27 (0)16 910 3174