UP Library Services | All The Faculty Libraries

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The UP Library is the library that serves the students and staff of the University of Pretoria. It is an academic library that provides learning and teaching materials to support education at the University of Pretoria.

There are individual Faculty libraries making up the entire UP Library Services. While most of them are in the same building, some of them are dispersed on the University’s campuses.

The library also has an online portal where students and staff can log in and get access to the library’s digital materials.

According to history, the first UP Library was established in 1911. This makes it one of the oldest academic libraries in South Africa.

The Faculty Libraries

These are the Faculty libraries that are under the Department of Library Services.

Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences

This library is one of the major libraries that serve the Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences. It is on Level 2 of the Department of Library Services building, University of Pretoria.

The library provides teaching and learning materials to support the students and staff. There is also an online portal where students get access to the library’s resources remotely.

Online portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/eco/index.htm

Phone Numbers: 012 420 5375 / 012 420 5376

Faculty of Education

This library also serves the Faculty of Education. There are materials to support learning and teaching in the University and the education system as a whole.

There are materials for the entire education system including materials basic school, high school, and the university as well.

It is in the Media building, Groenkloof Campus, the University of Pretoria, where the Faculty of Education is. You can access the library’s e-resources via the portal link.

Online portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/edu/index.htm

Phone Number: 012 420 2235 / 012 420 2236

Faculties of Engineering, Built Environment & Information Technology

This is one of the libraries that have lots of research materi als for students.

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The library is also on Level 5 of the Department of Library Services building, University of Pretoria.

There is an online portal for students to get access to library materials remotely. You can also check the portal link below.

Online portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/ebit/index.htm

Phone Number: 012 420 2266

Faculty of Health Sciences

This particular library has five sublibraries which I will put in a table below.

LibrariesAddress
Medical LibraryFaculty of Health Sciences
HW Snyman North Building
Bophelo Road 31
GEZINA
0001
Phone Numbers
012 356 3193
012 356 3194
012 356 3195
BMS/Dentistry LibraryBasic Medical Sciences Building
Bophelo Road 9
GEZINA
0001

Phone Number: 012 319 2905
Klinikala LibraryKlinikala Building
Klipspringer Road
ATTERIDGEVILLE

Phone Number: 012 373 1031
Witbank LibraryWitbank Hospital
c/o President & Coert Steynberg Avenue
WITBANK

Phone Number: 012 653 2342
Weskoppies LibraryPhone Number: 012 356 3190

All the libraries use the same UP Portal for accessing information remotely. Below is the link to the portal.

Online Portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/health/index.htm

Faculty of Humanities

This also has one of the largest collections in the University. It is on Level 1 and Level 6 of the Department of Library Services building, University of Pretoria.

Online Portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/human/index.htm

Phone Number: 012 420 3300 (Level 1) and 012 420 2806 (Level 6)

Faculty of Law

Also known as Oliver R Tambo Library, houses all the study and teaching materials for the Faculty of law.

Also in the Department of Library Services building.

Online portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/law/index.htm

Phone Number: 012 420 2268

Mamelodi Library

This is one of the major libraries serving the entire University. There is a wide range of collections to help the students with their studies and lecturers with their teachings.

There are facilities including a training room and computers to make finding information easier for all users.

Online Portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/mamelodi/index.htm

Phone number: 012 842 3572

Music Library

Where you get everything about music including audio content and sheet music.

Online Portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/music/index.htm

Phone Number: 012 420 2317 / 012 420 2069

Faculty of Natural & Agriculture Sciences

This is another library on the Level 5 of the Department of Library Services building, University of Pretoria.

Online portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/natural/index.htm

Phone Number: 012 420 2266

Faculty of Theology and Religion

The Theology Library is on Level 6 of the Department of Library Services building, University of Pretoria.

Online Portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/theology/index.htm

Phone Number: 012 420 3300

Veterinary Science Library

Online portal: http://www.library.up.ac.za/vet/index.htm

Phone Number: 012 529 8007/012 529 8008/012 529 8009

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