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WHSL e-Books Collection: Home

This guide will assist you to access eBooks that are provided through your library, and how to use them. There are different rules regarding use, download, and printing of eBooks.

About eBooks

WHSL E-books is a collection of all the subscribed e-books from different publishers in one platform. The term eBook is an abbreviation for electronic books that is available in full text online. 

The benefits of using eBooks include:

  1. access from any location with Internet access via the WITS Library website
  2. they cannot be lost or stolen
  3. in most cases unlimited numbers of people can access the same eBook simultaneously;
  4. depending on the platform that the eBook is hosted on it may be possible to download the eBook to your computer and/or smart phone/tablet device and/or eBook reader

Things to keep in mind about e-books

  • Not all books are available in eBook format.  
  • Most library eBook collections are presented in formats that are intended for viewing in a browser on a computer



Library hours

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EFFECTIVE  from 17 June 2021

Bara Library is CLOSED until further notice



Monday  09h00-21h00
Tuesday 09h00-21h00
Wednesday 09h00-21h00
Thursday    09h00-21h00
Friday 09h00-18h00
Saturday 08h30-17h00
Sunday    14h00-20h00


Chris Hani Baragwanath Library   

 Monday       CLOSED

Tuesday       CLOSED

Wednesday   CLOSED

Thursday       CLOSED

Friday             CLOSED

WHEN CLOSED  ENQUIRIES Tel. 0117172348 email:

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

Deputy Witwatersrand Health Sciences Librarian

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Devind Peter
+27 11 7172250