Library and Information Services

Research Spaces: Contact Us

Help Desk

Mafikeng: Please contact Siviwe Bangani at +27(0)18 389 2322  for more information.

Potchefstroom: Contact the Help Desk for general information enquiries: +27 (0)18 285 2525

Vanderbijlpark: Contact the Help Desk for general information enquiries: +27 (0)16 910 3174 or email Martie Esterhuizen.


Faculty Librarians

You may contact our Faculty Librarians to assist you with:

  • literarure searches on different databases
  • training of staff and students in database searches, referencing and bibliographic management


Research Support Librarian: Zine Sapula

Zine Sapula

You may contact Zine about

  • EndNote
    How to manage sources used during the course of your research. 
    How to create a Reference list using a specific bibliographic style.
  • Postgraduate MS Word Template
    How to install and use the template when writing your Dissertation or Thesis.
  • Research Impact
    How to measure the impact of your research.
  • Choosing a journal for publication
    How to decide in which journal to publish.
  • Create an ORCID
    How to manage your research with one unique ID
  • How to promote your research on Social Media
  • Presenting - best practices
    Tips on presenting papers at conferences.