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The license agreements governing the electronic resources available through the University of the Witwatersrand Library permit the content to be used for non-commercial purposes only, by authorised staff and students of the University. The systematic downloading, distribution, printing or retention of substantial portions of content, such as an entire e-book, or the transmitting of online content to mailing lists, is strictly prohibited. Breaches of the University’s contractual arrangements with publishers could result in the suspension of access to the resource for the entire University community.

Remote Access to most of the electronic resources is available to current staff and students of the University. Off-campus users should note that they will be prompted for their staff- or student-number and PIN. For additional assistance, ask a librarian

Access to Health Sciences e-books is now available from this link Health Sciences E-Books.

How to find e-books on the Library Catalogue

Ebsco e-Book collection.

Oxford Scholarship Online

ProQuest e-Book Central

Springer Medicine 2008

Springer Medicine 2009

Springer Medicine 2016

IOP Science

ASCE Library


Knovel e-book collections:

Chemistry & Chemical Engineering 

Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering

Mining Engineering & Extractive Metallurgy 

All Available e-books click here.

To create / reset a PIN click here.