Welcome to the Mining Engineering LibGuide at Wits. This guide introduces subject resources, help and support, and information on the library services and facilities available to you.
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The GOLD FIELDS ENGINEERING LIBRARY is located on the ground floor of the Chamber of Mines Building on the West Campus.
Please refer to the Engineering Library LibGuide for current available services (onsite- & off-site).
|**CURRENT LIBRARY HOURS** (applicable to current lock down level)|
|Monday - Friday||09h00 - 16h00|
|Monday - Thursday||08h00 - 20h00|
|Friday||08h00 - 17h00|
|Saturday||08h30 - 17h00|
14h00 - 20h00
MID-YEAR AND YEAR END BREAKS:
|Monday - Thursday||08h00 - 17h00|
|Friday||08h00 - 17h00|
The Engineering library in the Chamber of Mines building opened a Reading Room facility on 3 February 2020. The area will remain open when the library closes and is accessible via the atrium area in the building.
Note: In addition to current library opening hours, the Reading Room is now also open after hours but for limited hours only under the current lock down. During library hours the area will be accessible via the Library entrance. After hours the area will be accessible via the Reading Room entrance cubicles. See below After hours opening times of the Reading Room:
|**READING ROOM HOURS** After hours opening times (applicable to current lock down level)|
|Monday - Thursday||16h00 - 21h00 (effective Thursday 17 June 2021)|
|Friday||Closed after 16h00|
The 24-hour Reading room offers:
For more information please contact the Engineering library at (011) 717-1970 or email: Vongani.Mlambo@wits.ac.za
Visitors to the library will find a wide arrange of facilties catering to the different needs of its users. Large tables, lounge seating, Zeta Scanner, 3 group project rooms, reading room area and a quiet study and research zone cater for your specific needs.
GROUP PROJECT ROOMS: 3 Group project rooms in the West wing of the library, with power and campus network connection and a SMART BOARD in one of the rooms. Groups of 3 or more Engineering students have priority access. A group can reserve one of the rooms for a specific date and time at the Circulation Desk or e-mail Pinky Matai: email@example.com // tel: (011) 717-1975.
LOUNGE AREA: Casual seating at the library entrance overlooking the West campus.
READING ROOM: Facility for group or individual undergraduate students in the West wing of the library.
QUIET ZONE: The east wing of the library is the designated quiet research and study zone.