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Faculty of Applied Sciences: Books

Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by Applied Science Faculty Librarians. This guide provides useful library services and resources that support information research needs of the Applied Science Faculty.


Browse and search the eBooks collection that CPUT subscribes to via these platforms:


If you are off-campus, before searching, click on "I am off campus" link. The off-campus access items are available only to CPUT users!

New books

Use the CPUT Library or Catalogue to find books in the library. Library books are arranged according to Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system. 

Your Library account

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Password: date of birth  (YYYYMMDD)

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