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BioPhysical Sciences Library Opening Hours

Weekdays (Monday - Thursday):                 08h00-20h00

Friday:                                                              08h00-17h00

Saturday:                                                         08h30-12h30

Sunday and Public holidays:                        Closed

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Biological & Physical Sciences Library (BioPhy Library)

Situated in the basement of the Oppenheimer Life Sciences (OLS) Building, East Campus. Biophy is the scientific library and covers the following schools: Animal, Plant & Environmental Sciences (APES), Chemistry, Molecular & Cell Biology (MCB) and Physics.         

Biophy Library holds approximately 60,000 print journal volumes and 25 thousand books. Some journals are received both in print and online.

A Special collection, the Paine Collection (History of Physics), is housed in the BioPhy Library.

Bound Journals from 1992 - the present are housed in the Library.

Journals from 1976 - 1991 are kept at the compactus (moveable shelving) at the back of the Library, downstairs.

Bound journals can be borrowed for 3 days , unbound current journals can be borrowed for 1 day.

Overnight books are issued out at 12:00 midday and MUST be returned the following day before 9:30am.

Books can be renewed over telephone except Overnight books by telephone 011 7171960, There is a book return box close to the library main entrance where items can be returned at any time.

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Oppenheimer Life Sciences Building
Lower Ground Floor Room LG15, East Campus, No.1 Jan Smuts Avenue Braamfontein 2050
+27 (0)11 717 1973


Library Assistant: Darly Ndlovu: +27 (0)11 717 1960

Library Assistant: Ntombi Nkutha: +27 (0)11 717 1960

Library Assistant: Christopher Mafika: +27 (0)11 717 1960