Skip to main content

WHSL Nursing: Home

Welcome to the Nursing Subject Guide

Welcome. This guide will help you find resources which will help you succeed in your studies and research. We hope this will help you find your way to specialised nursing information. There are links to core books, journals, databases, and websites. 

Please refer to other medical guides for additional help.

Nursing news

Loading ...

Guide to Information Sources in the Health Sciences

Guides you through the various types of information sources and their use

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 Computer Network Services (CNS) of Wits. There is a booklet for staff, and one for students, with links below.

Please complete the form below to have your phone or tablet registered with CNS.

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 CNS assistant on the CNS lab on third floor of Medical School,

 - phone CNS help line (011717 1717), or

 - log a call online


Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library

7 York Road





Tel: 011 717-2348

Keeping up to date on changes

Remember that the Guide will change regularly as more and more resources are added, and outdated resources are removed. Be prepared for changes every time you open the LibGuide as improvements are made.

To keep up to date on the changes you can subscribe to an RSS feed. See link above "RSS Updates" Alternatively, sign up for email alerts about any changes

Hot off the press: News about e-resources

Keep up to date with changes to WHSL's electronic resources by using the links below. The newest information is at the top of the list

Social Media Use

Here is some practical and ethical guidance for doctors and medical students.