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WHSL Dermatology: Library Services

Using Computers at Wits

Go to this site to open the  WITS ICT services' publications with full instructions on how to use computers at Wits. You can download, or read IT guides for students or staff, and find the Acceptable Use policy. 

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Wireless and Mobile at Wits University

The Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library is fully covered for WiFi access, and there are power points at each work station, where you can charge your tablet or cell phone. There is also WiFi coverage in the medicinal garden outside.

For details on how to set up your access, please download one of the booklets produced by  WIts Information and Communications Technology ( WITS  ICT). There is a booklet for staff, and one for students, with links below.

Please note that the librarians are not qualified to set up, or trouble shoot WiFi access for you. If you cannot resolve a problem yourself

 - you can take your tablet to the WITS ICT  at the  WITS ICT Offices  on  3rd floor of Medical School or at WITS ICT Solomon Mahlangu House, Braamfontein.

 - phone ITS ICT help line (011717 1717/2495/2785) or

 - log a call online itstudenthelp@wits.ac.za

DO IT YOURSELF LINKS 

*Reset your password at any time: https://passwordreset.wits.ac.za/default.aspx  (Staff need to first register at https://passwordregistration.wits.ac.za  )

*Register your new or existing mobile device at: https://mobileselfservice.wits.ac.za

*Log your own call on our portal:   https://witshelp-ism.saasiteu.com

 

Library hours

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Bara Library is CLOSED until further notice

Enquiries/Queries devind.peter@wits.ac.za

 WHSL              

Monday  09h00-16h00
Tuesday 09h00-16h00
Wednesday 09h00-16h00
Thursday    09h00-16h00
Friday 09h00-16h00
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday    CLOSED

CLOSED ON ALL PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Chris Hani Baragwanath Library   

 Monday       CLOSED

Tuesday       CLOSED

Wednesday   CLOSED

Thursday       CLOSED

Friday             CLOSED

WHEN CLOSED  ENQUIRIES TO 0117172348  devind.peter@wits.ac.za

Please read notice boards in the library for changes to library hours.

Library links

Hands-on help

If you need hands-on help, please visit in person at the Information Desk in the library or phone 011 717 2348.

 

How-to ( Learn anywhere anytime)

HOW TO CREATE A LIBRARY PIN 

Go to : http://www.wits.ac.za/library/ 

Click on the box My Account  (scroll down to the middle of the screen – box on your right hand side) 

Enter your surname/ staff or student number / create a Pin of 6 or more numbers (Numbers only) 

Requires a verification of the Pin you setting x 2 

Once done it will open your library record.  

Your Library PIN in is now set to access resources off the Wits Network. 

If You have set a Library Pin before and have forgotten it   - click the link forget your pin 

An email will be sent to your Wits email account with a link  for you to reset your Library Pin. 

Ask for help

The link below opens a form. Fill in as much detail as possible, fully describing your problem, or asking your question. Please include as much detail as possible about yourself, including your Wits staff or student number, your field of study, and your affiliation to Wits.

Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library

7 York Road

Parktown

Johannesburg

2193

SOUTH AFRICA

Tel: 011 717-2348