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WHSL 2nd Year Student Guide: Home

This guide will help you to use the library resources in order for you to do well in your studies

WHSL Staff




Witwatersrand Health Sciences Librarian
Devind Peter

Deputy Health Sciences Librarian

Khosi Mathole

Librarian: E-Resources


Librarian: Cataloguing & Research Support

 Emmanuel Mphago

Librarian: Collection Development


Librarian: Teaching & Learning Support


Librarian: Postgraduate Support


Snr Library Assistant: Baragwanath Branch 


Snr Library Assistant: Inter-Library Loans

Puleng Khampepe

 Snr Library Assistant: Research Support

Nonhlanhla Hlongwane  

Library Assistant: Journals & Finance


Senior Library Assistant: Reception & Digitisation


Clerical Assistant: Photocopying

Patience Kamagate

Library Assistant

Molly Ncalo

Clerical Assistant

Library hours

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 eResources available 24/7

                                         Enquiries/Queries:  0117172348

1 December 2023 - 15 January 2024


Monday  09h00-17h00
Tuesday 09h00-17h00
Wednesday 09h00-17h00
Thursday    09h00-17h00
Friday 09h00-17h00
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday   CLOSED


Chris Hani Baragwanath Library   

effective until  January 2024

 Monday       CLOSED

Tuesday       CLOSED

Wednesday   CLOSED

Thursday      CLOSED

Friday           CLOSED

WHEN CLOSED  ENQUIRIES  email: or Tel. 0117172348 

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

Welcome to Wits!

A very warm welcome to the Wits Health Sciences Library (WHSL). We hope that your years of study will be productive and rewarding, and that you will find the Library warm and inviting place to explore new information and to study for your exams, as well as discuss your projects with your co-students.

Student Self Service Online

The link below will provide you with information about "MyWits" - an online student self service including student email, WIFI hot spots, e-Learning, and password self service.

Entrance to the Witwatersrand Health Sciences Library (WHSL)

You must at all times use your student card to swipe for entry into the library. No entry will be allowed without a student card.

Information Desk

If you need any assistance regarding library use, books, journals or general information visit the library from 08H30 - 17H00 during week days (during the pandemic hours change- see library hours on libguides for change in times. Kindly note during normal library hours, on Wednesdays the WHSL opens at 10H30.



Can't Find What You're Looking for in This Guide?

Let us know what you need so we can add it to the Guide. Contact or ask the Librarian on duty at the Information Desk.

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