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Linguistics: Library services

eWits (Wits Library Catalogue)

e-Wits catalogue: search the Wits library holdings.


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Self-service

My library log-in

Once you have set up your library PIN, you no longer need to queue at issue/information desks to check return dates, progress of holds, fines; to renew loans, make bookings and place holds.  You can also review your reading history.

Loan Periods

Loan Period

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.

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