Kindle using specially designed e-book software. In some instances, Unisa provides access to computers and the internet at our regional offices and other partner organisations, but you should have your own computer and access to the internet. This will take you to the Course Code Search screen. Use the Find e-resources link on the : Visit the Library home page and click on Find e-resources. Type your course code into the search box, e.
Your time You will also need to remind your friends, family and work colleagues that your studies demand a lot from you, because they will probably forget that you are studying and make demands on your time. On the top left-hand side of your screen click on Search Options to retrieve the drop down menu 5. Please ensure that you keep a copy of your proof of payment. Telecentres are private facilities equipped with computers connected to the internet, printers, photocopiers, scanners, faxes, telephones, and so on. Together, these comprise 28 hubs, service centres and agencies that serve many thousands of students.
Upload supporting documents Everyone applying for a new qualification must submit the required documents all first-time applicants and Unisa students starting a new qualification. . Each database has its own specific format so it is recommended that you use the online help screens or instruction pages for each database. Please ensure that your documents are scanned and uploaded to an electronic device before starting the application process. Click on Search the catalogue 4.
Any application submitted without an application fee will not be processed. A literature search is a reading list, with links to full text articles, on your research topic. When you have completed your search and wish to open a full text document, you will be prompted to enter your student number and myUnisa password. Your time You will also need to remind your friends, family and work colleagues that your studies demand a lot from you, because they will probably forget that you are studying and make demands on your time. These include bibliographies, indexes, full-text journals and books, working papers, statistical data sets and image databases. Unisa has a number of support services for our students — from tutorial support and counselling, to online tools. For most of us, this means that our previous learning experiences will not have prepared us for the Unisa study journey.
Telecentres Through the telecentre initiative, Unisa students have access to 1 450 computers with internet access in rural areas throughout South Africa. Please note that each e-book has copying and printing restrictions. Click on e-Books to open a list of the various e-book databases to which the Library subscribes. How to access the Electronic Reserves E-Reserves 1. The entire Library will be done within time, so please be aware of this status.
Remember that the Unisa Library may not necessarily have access to all the titles held by the database, but this will be indicated. It is how you will communicate with Unisa and how Unisa will communicate with you. Your study world will be the environment you create — a room at home, a desk somewhere at work and, of course, the connections you make and the virtual networks you develop. Use the : Enter your title, e. In some instances, Unisa provides access to computers and the internet at our regional offices and other partner organisations, but you should have your own computer and access to the internet. Your study material Your study material will consist of written content, whether on paper eg prescribed books or textbooks or online eg e-reserves , instead of listening to a teacher or lecturer in a classroom.
Access to the e-reserves for your course or module is controlled by means of your student number and myUnisa password. The Electronic Reserves, usually shortened to e-reserves, supports learners by making their prescribed and recommended reading as listed in Tutorial Letter 101 for each course and module available in digital format. The due date for the application fee is the closing date for the application period. Your study world The best way to cope with distance learning is to take full responsibility for your own learning experience and environment. Your study world The best way to cope with distance learning is to take full responsibility for your own learning experience and environment. Unisa Radio Internet-based is a vibrant and informative platform of information and topics focused on our Unisa students. They are arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the database.
Click on Course Code Search 6. The Unisa library is the largest academic library in Africa, containing more than 2. Administrators are also on hand to assist students. Social media , , LinkedIn and are great channels through which to share ideas, find other students, ask questions and generally stay informed. If you have convenient access to the Internet you can download your reading yourself and this saves the distance learner a great deal of time. If the journal is not electronically available, the Library may nonetheless subscribe to the print version of the journal.
The Unisa Library subscribes to a wide range of databases containing electronic journals for almost every discipline. Electronic journals usually shortened to e-journals are scholarly publications available in full text via the Internet. You can request a literature search from the library. When you select one of the classes, you will see a list of all the reserve materials that your professor has put on reserve, both eReserve and print reserve. We consult South African and international resources to find books, theses, journal articles etc. Unisa does not accept cash at any of its offices. Click on Course Code Search 6.