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Faculty librarian services

Faculty librarians are specialist information professionals. They assist with literature searches, give research support and library training and develop the collection.


Training programme

The Library and Information Service offers a wide range of group training sessions with the main focus on enhancing the information literacy skills of all students at Stellenbosch University. Book a specific training session or consult the undergraduate or postgraduate training programme to see a list of all training sessions available for specific target groups.



    Welcome to the African Languages subject guide. This guide will provide students, researchers and staff with access to subject and information resources.

    "If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language that goes to his heart"

    Nelson Rholihlala Mandela


    Step-by-step guide

    How do I do my assignment? To find, access and use information effectively,

    use the step-by-step guide.


    New acquisitions for African languages

    April- June 2016

    July - August 2016

    Some examples of recent acquisitions:

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    Genre in Language, Discourse and Cognition - Ninke Stukker (Editor); Wilbert Spooren (Editor); Gerard Steen (Editor)
    Call Number: 410 GEN
    ISBN: 9783110467703
    Publication Date: 2016-05-10

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    John Solilo - Jeff Opland (Editor, Translator); Peter T. Mtuze (Editor, Translator)
    Call Number: 896.39851 SOL 2 UMO
    ISBN: 9781869143121
    Publication Date: 2016-07-28

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    Story of Swahili - John M. Mugane
    Call Number: 496.392 MUG
    ISBN: 9780896802926
    Publication Date: 2015-08-20

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    Input-Based Tasks in Foreign Language Instruction for Young Learners - Natsuko Shintani
    Call Number: 372.6521044 SHI
    ISBN: 9789027207333
    Publication Date: 2016-03-24


    Library training calendar

    Faculty librarian

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    Lucinda Raath
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    Contact Info
    Tel. 021 8083997
    Desk 7, Lower Level, JS Gericke Library

    SU Library and Information Service
    Stellenbosch University
    Private Bag X5037
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    Consulting hours:
    08:00-12:45 : 13:45-16:30 Mondays - Fridays
    Please note:
    To avoid disappointment, staff and registered students of the Stellenbosch University are encouraged to make appointments for assistance or library instruction



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