University of The Free State Library

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University of The Free State Library

University of The Free State Library, The UFS Library and Information Services forms an integral part of the University and shares in the quest for excellence. We are proud to introduce to you a library and information service that not only provides in the basic needs of a user, but one that operates in a highly technological environment. The UFS Library and Information Services offer you the opportunities, information resources and facilities that are essential to academic life.


Our vision and mission.

Policies supporting our services:

Circulations policy

Collection development policy

Inter library loan policy

Journals policy

Library and Information Services policy

Visit our web page with frequently asked questions for more information.

We hope that our services will support you in your studies, and we invite you to contact us with any library  queries.

General contact details

Library and Information Services
PO Box 301
South Africa

General inquiries

Lending/Renewals: Tel: +27 51 401 2610/2988
Information inquiries: Tel: +27 51 401 2745/2737

Library management

Director: Betsy Eister
Tel: +27 51 401 3680

Deputy Director: Scholarly Communications Manager:
Charlie Molepo
Tel: +27 51 401 2032

Deputy Director: Teaching and Learning
Jeanette Molopyane
Tel: +27 51 401 2230

Library sections

Book Acquisitions: Monde Madiba
Tel: +27 51 401 3526

Cataloguing: Huldah Raubenheimer
Tel: +27 51 401 2511

Circulation: Mncedisi Mtwa
Tel: +27 51 401 2226

Marketing and Community Engagement: Marcus Maphile
Tel: +27 51 401 9393

Journals: Suzette Lombard
Tel: +27 51 401 2740

Systems: Neo Molemela
Tel: +27 51 401 3560

People Are Reading:  University of the Free State Courses

Branch and campus librarians

Medical Library: Annamarie du Preez
Tel: +27 51 401 7786

Music Library: Estie Pretorius
Tel: +27 51 401 2157

Qwaqwa Campus Library: Stoffel Kok
Tel: +27 58 718 5221

South Campus Library: Lianda Coetzer
Tel: +27 51  401 7808