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Library Services

Accessing 'My Library Account' & Chating to the Librarian

Research Commons

The Research Commons provides quality services, expert help and seamless access to research information. It incorporates library services and computer technology and assistance, allowing Masters & PhD students and academic staff and researchers to pursue the entire research process in a supportive environment.

Wits Library Orientation Video

Loan Periods

Status of user

No. of items allowed

Loan period (days)

Undergraduates

6

7

4th year and Honours students

8

14

Masters students

12

30

PhD students

15

30

University staff

30

45

Wits Health Sciences Library

Number of items according to user status as above

14 days for all items, all users, except for short loans

Most corporate users

2

7

Most permit holders

2

7

  • The number of items is the total of items of all kinds on loan at any one time from one or more libraries.
  • Only 3 overnight items may be taken on any one night.
  • Eight (8) additional loan items for scores are allowed to staff and students in the School of Music.
  • The loan conditions for journals vary from branch to branch.