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WHSL Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library: Home

Overview of Wits Health Sciences Libary and their services

Welcome to WHSL

The Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library (WHSL) was established in 1923 as the Witwatersrand Medical Library, to support the medical practitioners on the Witwatersrand. WHSL has incorporated the Dental LIbrary collection since the Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry merged to become the Faculty of Health Sciences. WHSL's primary mission is to support the teaching & learning and research activities of students and staff of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Witwatersrand. 

Physical Address: 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa

(Ground Floor, Medical School Building)

Telephone numbers:

WHSL General Enquiries & Information: +27 11 717 2348

CHBara Branch Library: (Tuesday & Thursday only) +27 11 938 8994

Rudolf Geerling Medical Library (Tara) +27 11 935 3188

Helen Joseph Hospital (HJH) ): This library is now "virtual" libraries and has remote access to WHSL's e-resources. Please go to the LibGuide: WHSL e-Resources in Health Care for a complete list of all WHSL's electronic books, databases and journals. 

 

WHSL Staff

 

NAME PORTFOLIO

Vacant 

Witwatersrand Health Sciences Librarian
Devind Peter

Deputy Health Sciences Librarian

Khosi Mathole

 

Librarian: E-Resources

Vacant

Librarian: Cataloguing & Research Support

Vacant

Librarian: Collection Development

Kedibone Moagi

 

Librarian: Teaching & Learning Support

Vacant

Librarian: Postgraduate Support

Vacant 

Snr Library Assistant: Baragwanath Branch 

Isaac Tshabalala

 

Snr Library Assistant: Inter-Library Loans

Puleng Khampepe

 

 Snr Library Assistant: Research Support

Nonhlanhla Hlongwane  

 

Library Assistant: Journals & Finance

Vacant 

Senior Library Assistant: Reception

 Vacant

Clerical Assistant: Photocopying

Patience Kamagate

Library Assistant

Molly Ncalo

Clerical Assistant

Library hours

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WHSL             

Monday  08h30-23h00
Tuesday 08h30-23h00
Wednesday 10h30-23h00
Thursday    08h30-23h00
Friday 08h30-18h00
Saturday 08h30-17h00
Sunday    14h00-20h00

CLOSED ON ALL PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Chris Hani Baragwanath Library 

 Monday       CLOSED

Tuesday        8h00-16h00

Wednesday   CLOSED

Thursday       8h00-16h00

Friday             CLOSED

WHEN CLOSED  ENQUIRIES TO 0117172348

Please read notice boards in the library for changes to library hours.