Electronic databases by title
Terms and conditions of use
The licence agreements governing the electronic resources available through the University of the Witwatersrand Library permit the content to be used for non-commercial purposes only, by authorised staff and students of the University. The systematic downloading, distribution, printing or retention of substantial portions of content , such as entire journal issues, or the transmitting of online content to mailing lists, is strictly forbidden. Breaches of the University’s contractual arrangements with publishers could result in the suspension of access to the resource for the entire University community.
Remote Access to most of the electronic resources is available to current staff and students of the University. Off-campus users should note that they will be prompted for their staff- or student-number and PIN. For additional assistance, Ask Your Librarian (Khosi 011717-2277)
Use these to find out if there are interesting trials running world-wide, and for help with protocol design.
Here is a list of all the databases that the University Library has, across all disciplines:
This search tool allows you to find content from the library catalogue, all the library’s databases, journals, ebooks, the institutional repository WIReDSpace, and unique digital collections only available in the Wits library.
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You will require a Library PIN to access the e-resources from off campus. If you already have a PIN, use this together with your surname and student number to log on to the e-resources. If you do not have a PIN, you need to create one. Use this guide to help you create a PIN.
Here are a few suggestions for apps you might find useful. The links will direct you to where you can download the app. You will need to download these onto your mobile device