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WHSL Public Health: Library Services

Guide to resources for students and staff of the School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand

Using Computers at Wits

Go to this site to open the  WITS ICT services' publications with full instructions on how to use computers at Wits. You can download, or read IT guides for students or staff, and find the Acceptable Use policy. 

Wits E-mail

Wireless and Mobile at Wits University

The Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library is fully covered for WiFi access, and there are power points at each work station, where you can charge your tablet or cell phone. There is also WiFi coverage in the medicinal garden outside.

For details on how to set up your access, please download one of the booklets produced by  WIts Information and Communications Technology ( WITS  ICT). There is a booklet for staff, and one for students, with links below.

Please note that the librarians are not qualified to set up, or trouble shoot WiFi access for you. If you cannot resolve a problem yourself

 - you can take your tablet to the WITS ICT  at the  WITS ICT Offices  on  3rd floor of Medical School or at WITS ICT Solomon Mahlangu House, Braamfontein.

 - phone CNS help line (011717 1717), or

 - log a call online itstudenthelp@wits.ac.za

DO IT YOURSELF LINKS 

*Reset your password at any time: https://passwordreset.wits.ac.za/default.aspx  (Staff need to first register at https://passwordregistration.wits.ac.za  )

*Register your new or existing mobile device at: https://mobileselfservice.wits.ac.za

*Log your own call on our portal:  https://otter.wits.ac.za/otrs/customer.pl

 

Library hours

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WHSL              

Monday  08h30-23h00
Tuesday 08h30-23h00
Wednesday 10h30-23h00
Thursday    08h30-23h00
Friday 08h30-18h00
Saturday 8h30-17h00
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.

Library links

Hands-on help

If you need hand-on help, please call in person at the Information Desk in the library or phone 011 717 2348.

How-to ( Learn anywhere anytime)

Ask for help

The link below opens a form. Fill in as much detail as possible, fully describing your problem, or asking your question. Please include as much detail as possible about yourself, including your Wits staff or student number, your field of study, and your affiliation to Wits.

Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library

7 York Road

Parktown

Johannesburg

2193

SOUTH AFRICA

Tel: 011 717-2348