UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

GeoMaths Library


(Location codes: EARTH, MATHS)

The GeoMaths Library is situated on the East corridor, First Basement level, Senate House, East Campus. One of two major science libraries, with the Biophy Library, GeoMaths serves a range of Schools and courses in the Faculty of Science, the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment and the Faculty of Humanities.

Geomaths


: : CONTACT

GeoMaths Library
Tel: 27 (0)11 717-1966
Postal Address: Private Bag X1, WITS, 2050

Senior Librarian (Science):
Stephen R. Mitchell, stephen.mitchell(at)wits.ac.za
Tel: 27 (0)11 717-1961
27 (0)11 717-1967

 

: : HOURS

  Term  
 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Wednesday

08h00 - 18h00
09h00 - 18h00

On the first Wednesday of the month excluding June & November

10h30-18h00

 

Friday

08h00 - 17h00

 

Saturday

Closed
 
  April, mid-year and year end breaks
 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Wednesday

08h00 - 17h00
09h00 - 17h00

On the first Wednesday of the month

10h30-17h00

 

Friday

08h00 - 17h00

 

Saturday

Closed


: : COLLECTIONS

The GeoMaths Library covers the following academic disciplines: Geography, Geology and Geophysics; Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Sciences. The Library also serves the Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research and Geophysics Research.

: : ADMISSION TO LIBRARIES

Loans

  • Books
    The status of the user determines the loan periods for books in all libraries, unless these are coded non-circulating, in-library, three-day or overnight.
  • Overnight Loans
    Monday-Thursday: 14h00 to 09h00 the following morning
    Friday: 12h00 to 09h00 on Monday morning
  • Journals
    Unbound: 1-day loan
    Bound: 3-day loan

Services

  • Renewals, Fines, Bookings and Holds
  • Interlibrary Loans, for material not available in the University Library, are available to fourth year and postgraduate students and staff.
  • Photocopying facilities are available in all libraries.

    A substantial multi-disciplinary collection of audiovisual and multimedia material is available to all users in the Multimedia Centre on the second floor, Wartenweiler Library.

    An extensive range of electronic resources, electronic databases and electronic journals is accessible through the Library web site. These include the eWITS OPAC (the Library s online catalogue) and CDROM databases. Group training sessions on the use of these resources are offered by the Library s Education & Training section; individual assistance is always available from the branch librarians.
    Click on these links for further information and access to services.

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