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WHSL Surgery: Databases & Websites

LibGuide written for students and staff studying or teaching surgery, including orthopaedic surgery

Essential databases

Hot Links

Patient education

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Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library

7 York Road





Tel: 011 717-2348



All Wits databases

For a list of all the University's databases click on the drop down arrow under the tab above: "Databases & Websites", and click on the tab: "All Databases listed Alphabetically"

Using Wits Resources from Home

 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.