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This guide has been created specifically for undergraduate BCMP students


This LibGuide has been prepared, with the BCMP undergraduate students in mind, in order to simplify access to electronic books and databases, as well as print materials, that are important in the health care field. Please use the tabs at the top of the page,  to navigate around the guide. 

Please feel free to recommend changes and suggest additions. Your feedback is essential in making this LibGuide useful.   Please report missing web pages and broken links.Make suggestions for useful additions and useless deletions. The library phome number is 011 717-2348

The Virtual Library @ WHSL

Using wifi outside WHSL

Electronic resources from WHSL are available remotely and by wifi on the Faculty lawns. Wifi is also available throughout WHSL, and laptop, tablet and mobile phone charging stations are available at every fixed carrell (workspace). 

News for Physician Assistants

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Keeping up to date on changes

Remember that the Guide will change regularly  as more and more resources are added, and outdated resources are removed. Be prepared for changes every time you open the LibGuide as improvements are made.

To keep up to date on the changes you can subscribe to an RSS feed. See link above "RSS Updates" Alternatively, sign up for email alerts about any changes

Whats Hot- #E-resources

Great new way to search for drug information by drug class. RxClass allows users to search and browse drug classes and their RxNorm drug members through a simple Web interface

You can convert PubMed search results to Excel spread sheets. Read this blog article, and download the software here. This will be very useful for systematic reviews, as you will be able to sort.

          How to Access Pubmed with your devices e.g Tablet or Samsung

Click to open is a useful document from the South African Medical Association.

Social Media Use

Here is some practical and ethical guidance for doctors and medical students.