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Human and Community Development/: Library Services

Psychology is one of the Department within the School of Human and Community Development of the Faculty of Humanities

Borrowing Privileges

  • The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) Libraries allows University faculty, staff and students to borrow its materials on a loan period basis
  • Borrowing privileges are also extended to Wits Alumni
  • External students from other Universities as per the Chelsa agreement
  • Visiting researchers to the University

Library Service Hours

HOURS OF OPENING

 

Academic Term

Mondays to Fridays  OPEN

Saturdays                  CLOSED

Sundays                    CLOSED

Vacation hours

Mondays to Fridays OPEN

 

 

 

 


 

Mondays to Fridays                 08:00 -17:00

Weekends                                Closed

Mon-Fri: 08:00 - 17:00

Knowledge Commons 1 and 2

Wartenweiler Library (WWL) has two Knowledge Commons (KC). One on the first floor (KC1) and the other on the second floor (KC2).

  • KC1 is a ten  and KC2  is seven seater workstation. Each workstation accommodates six Library patrons
  • Both KCs are fully operational throughout Library opening hours
  • Access to the KCs is through a controlled register which is kept by student assistants
  • Library patrons may not walk around to the workstations looking for  a vacant seat, but should remain seated in the waiting area until directed by student assistants to a vacant workstation
  • KCs are used for searching academic information, emails and research related activities
  • Chat rooms are closely monitored by students assistants to ensure that Library patrons do not spend long periods on the computer and deprive others the chance to search
  • Library patrons are assisted to insert peripheral devices such as disks and USB correctly
  • Downloading of Music and changing of any settings such as screen savers is not permitted in KCs