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Van Schaik has developed a secure and user-friendly online application to apply for a Van Schaik card. It will allow parents or guardians to apply for a card in the comfort of their home, on the device of their choice, at whatever time suits them best and avoid standing in a queue wasting time they could spend with their child. The student will then just pick up the card once the account has been approved.

Illegal photocopying clampdown

05-11-2013 02:03:19 pm

Van Schaik Bookstore now offers more than 3 000 e-textbooks by leading local and international academic publishers. There are a number of popular prescribed books now also available as e-textbooks.

Van Schaik's annual book sale is currently running until 22 October 2013. Get 50% off on selected general books and 80% off on selected academic books. Don't miss out, visit the following stores: Bloemfontein University of the Free State, Bloemfontein Park Road, Braamfontein, Durban Stalwart Simelane Street, Hatfield, Long Street Cape Town, Potchefstroom, Rondebosch, Stellenbosch, Parow, Maponya Mall Soweto, Vanderbijlpark NWU.

The Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign, is calling on everyone in South Africa - children, moms, dads, grandparents, caregivers, librarians, teachers, fellow literacy organisations, reading clubs and communities - to help shape a Charter of Children's Reading Rights to honour and guide our children's right to literacy.

We are very proud to announce that we won the coveted SEFIKA Academic Bookseller of the Year Award for 2013 for the second consecutive year. This was awarded to us on Wednesday, 14 August at the special award evening of the annual SABA Conference held at The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town.

Van Schaik Bookstore, winner of the 2012 Sefika Best Academic bookseller award and one of the leading academic tertiary booksellers in South Africa opened stores for the first time on two campuses of Walter Sisulu University in July.

Confronted by tablets, mobiles, e-readers, e-books, e-textbooks, e-publishing and e-commerce options, publishers and academics are racing to keep up with technology, as consumers and education providers realize the power and accessibility of e-learning.

World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated annually on the 23rd of April. Every year Van Schaik Bookstore shows our support by hosting events for learners from disadvantaged communities at selected stores.

Our number of interactive e-textbooks has grown to more than 1000 titles. Van Schaik now offers our customers e-textbooks in 25 study areas including accounting, finance, management, chemistry, music, medical, art and linguistics.