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University of Mpumalanga Library and Information Services: Donate to Library

Library Donations

Gift items to the library are welcomed with the understanding that Library staff will evaluate the donations based on the UMP Library Collection Development Policy and donations not added to the collection will be recycled. For more information please contact the Library Director at (013) 002-0063.


How to donate..?
Contact the Secretary to the Library Director by email at or by phone at (013) 002-0063/0145 about your intended donation

Gifts can be brought to UMP Library Acquisitions Department between 8:00 am to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday or arrangements for delivery can be mailed to:

Ms Vuyokazi Sigadla, Acquisitions Administrator,
University of Mpumalanga Library, Building 3,
Cnr R40 and D725 Roads,

General Information on gifts

  • The Library welcomes gifts in any format which enhance and enrich the existing collections, and support the instructional and research programs of the University. All donations will be reviewed by Senior Librarians responsible for the branch and faculty librarians before being added to the collection.
  • All gifts are accepted with the understanding that upon receipt the materials become the property of the UMP Library and that the Library reserves the right to determine acquisition, retention, location, cataloguing, and other considerations relating to the gift's use or disposition.
  • Gifts with restrictions (such as separate housing, perpetual retention) are usually not accepted but will be considered upon consultation with the office of the DVC Academic and Faculty.
  • Donors will receive a written acknowledgement of the gift from the Library.