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University of Mpumalanga Library and Information Services: How to Guide

Access library resources

FAQ's

Search for Books, Journals, Articles, Media and More...
Library Catalogue By logging onto Primo Discovery, you will be able to search through the library’s catalogue
https://ump.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/search?vid=27UOM_INST:27UOM_INST

You can log onto Primo from anywhere through any device and search the library catalogue as long as you have internet connection.
Currently you can log on through Google Chrome and Firefox
Books You can find a book by searching through the library catalogue (Primo) or physically go to the shelves
The library book collection is sorted according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system.

Searching: Primo
  • Log on to Primo - using your UMP email address and Password
  • Type in your search query in the search box and select library catalogue
  • Results will be displayed that will show the status and location of the book that you are looking for
Journal article You can find articles by searching through the library catalogue (Primo)

Searching: Primo
  • Log on to Primo - using your UMP email address and Password
  • Type in your search query in the search box and select articles
  • A result page will be displayed with the links to the relevant article

FAQ's

Mbombela Campus Library Siyabuswa Campus Library
Computer facilities are available on: Level 1 (21 computers)
Room 026 (34 computers)
Room 012 (34 computers)
8 Computers (library ground floor)
Additional computers can be accessed in the computer laboratory
Photocopying / Printing Facilities are available at: Level 1
Level 2
Room 026
Room 012
Ground Floor - Printing Room
Photocopy card and recharging photocopy card Photocopy cards are sold and recharge at the circulation desk at both campus libraries

FAQ's

Mbombela Campus Library
Quiet study areas Quiet study areas are available on Level 2
Room 026
Room 012

FAQ's

Service Request Mbombela Campus Library Siyabuswa Campus Library
Face to face discussion with a librarian Level 1 – Ask a librarian counter
Level 2 – Ask a librarian counter
Level 2 – Research Commons
Ground floor - Circulation desk
Online communication with a librarian Primo
Log on to Primo - using your UMP email address and Password
Select – Ask a librarian – on the dashboard, an email form will open and you can send an email with regard to your enquiry