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Wartenweiler Circulation And General Services Guide: Circulation And Lending Information

A Guide to the Main Services of the Wartenweiler Library

Loan Periods


Books   R0.50
Periodicals/Journals  R1.00 per day
Short Loan  R9.00 per day
Videos/AV    R0.50 (only issued to members of staff)

Fines are charged for any Library material which is not returned or renewed by its due date. Computer generated overdue notices are sent by the Library system as a reminder. Library users are still responsible for any material that is not returned or renewed even if a notice has not yet been received.


  • Holds may be placed for items which are out to other users
  • A Library Pin is required in order to place a book on hold
  • Link to creating a Library Pin:

Wartenweiler Library

WWL Staff At Work

WWL Library Stacks

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