In order to borrow material, users are required to complete a membership card and provide the following documents and information:
Visitors are welcome and may use the collections on a reference basis. Visitors are advised to make their presence known to the User Services Librarian. Groups must make prior arrangements.
Renewal of UNAM staff library membership could be done over the phone by Circulation or Reference Desk staff OR by email directed to staff at the above service points at the beginning of each academic year. External Individuals and institutions will only be registered upon full completion of an application form and presentation of the required documentation as indicated below.
|UNAM Undergraduate||Valid Student Card||6 items for 14 days|
|UNAM Postgraduate||Valid Student Card||10 items for 30 days|
|UNAM Academic Staff||Valid Staff Card||20 items for 90 days|
|UNAM Administration Staff||Valid Staff Card||10 items for 30 days|
|Polytechnic of Namibia Staff||Valid Staff Card||3 items for 14 days|
|Retired UNAM Staff||Positive Identification,proof of retirements, 2 passport photographs||3 items for 14 days|
|Visiting Staff||Letter of Introduction from relevant Head of Department, Positive Identification, 2 passport photographs||Arranged with Head User Services|
|Staff of registered institutions||Positive identification, signed and dated letter of introduction from relevant official, 2 passport photographs||3 items for 14 days|
|Prospective UNAM Master and Doctoral Students||Signed and dated letter from relevant Head of Department, Positive Identification, 2 passport photographs||10 items for 30 days|
|Namibian cultural, educational and research institutions and government ministries/ departments||Letter of Application by the relevant official, undertaking responsibility for or damage of library material||3 items for 14 days per registered individual|
|Private individuals, including staff of non-Namibian institutions/ organisations and UNISA Students (Special Borrowers)||Positive identification, 2 passport photographs, proof of postal and residential address, non- refundable annual fee of N$200 for 1 item, N$300 for 2 items or N$500 for 3 items respectively||1 item|