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Circulation FAQ: Getting Started

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Getting started

How do I get a library card?
Registered CPUT students receive a student card at the beginning of each academic year. Your CPUT student card is your library card.
How do I borrow library materials?
Use your CPUT student card to take out library materials at any of the Circulation Desks.
I'm not from CPUT. Can I borrow CPUT library materials?
Please see Outside Membership
When does the library open?
 See Hours for all library operating hours.
Where is the library?
We have 8 libraries on different campuses, click here for directions to the campus. Select the campus you want and ask security to direct you to your library.

Getting materials from CPUT Libraries

May I request materials from the libraries?
You may request materials from all eight branches using your account. You may also place holds on materials which are out on loan. Please see PRIMO
How do I request delivery of my materials to my library?
If you need materials from other CPUT Library branches, you may arrange delivery of them through our Inter-Branch Loan service. Approach the circulation desk for your request or alternatively use PRIMO request option when selecting your desired book. You will be contacted via CPUT email when the requested item has arrived or you can check in periodically to inquire if your item(s) has arrived. 


This guide is based on the MIT Circulation FAQ. Template used with permission.

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