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Online resources

Wits makes a number of resources for learning and personal development available online so they can be accessed anytime and anywhere that there is a connection to the internet.

Wits University Library Resources

  • The Wits Library offers access to a number of information resources such as Libguides (library resources on your subject), databases and research support. 
  • Research Commons areas are technology-enabled spaces in which postgraduate students and academics can utilise library resources, conduct research, and collaborate with one another.
  • The Historical Papers research archive, situated in the William Cullen Library, is a unique and accessible hub for human rights research serving civil society, scholars and researchers. 
  • Be sure to read the information about plagiarism and referencing.

Virtual learning environments

  • Wits-e
    Wits’ institutional Virtual Learning Environment.

  • VTC
    Online training in a wide variety of software titles.

  • Microsoft Imagine Academy
    Online certification for Microsoft software programmes.

  • OpenUFS Student Success Portal
    Login in as a Guest to access courses such as time management, academic writing, and stress management.

Open Educational Resources

Educational technology ‘freebies’

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