Primo Cross Search
Remember to use the Library's Database LibGuide to access the Rhodes Library databases and journals.
It is important to use these links as they include the authorization software enabling users to access fulltext journal articles when off-campus.
Take time to explore CAMIO, OCLC’s Catalogue of Art Museum Images Online. This wonderful resource is a growing online collection which documents works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of many cultures, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covers the complete range of expressive forms....read more
The SA Media database has been greatly enhanced by the increased functionality and features provided by the Sabinet Reference platform, as well as by the processing of every single article with Optical Character Recognition software to facilitate the full-text searching of all of the more than 4 million articles in the database. ...read more
Rhodes University Library has just introduced the Personal Librarian Programme using the model developed by the Yale University Library in the United States.
WORKING OUTSIDE THE CURRICULUM TO WORK YOUR WAY IN
Information Literacy Workshops for Undergraduates
Google Scholar workshops for undergraduates will be offered in the 2nd term in the Library's Xstrata Training Room (Level 2).
RefWorks is a web-based research management service, similar in function to products such as EndNote, Reference Manager and ProCite. ...read more
Educate Yourself @ your library
Libraries have always played a role in education, be it a school, academic, public or special library. In the current environment in which we operate, the public library has, for example, largely fulfilled a school library role to fill the gap left by the lack of school libraries. Apart from the “formal” role that libraries play in this arena, they have also always played an informal role in the education of our communities. The concept of lifelong learning is one embodied in all libraries especially public and community libraries. The fact that any person, young or old, rich or poor, employed or unemployed, can walk into a library and find information (in both electronic and traditional formats) to educate and enrich themselves, is one of the major plusses in the favour of libraries.
Welcome to Rhodes University Library - a dynamic place to visit! This guide has been designed to assist you to become familiar with both print & electronic resources and on-site & virtual services at the Library ...read more
In additon to several individual encyclopedias (see below), Rhodes Library also subscribes to the Oxford Reference collection of over 125 core academic subject, language, and quotations dictionaries.
PLEASE be aware of these useful resources, particularly those of you who resort to Wikipedia for reference purposes!...read more
Most students (and academics) head for Google Scholar when doing research, and usually find what they want. Because of this, some have questioned why the Library spends money on expensive journals when “they are free on Google Scholar”. WRONG – not free! ...read more