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Quick Self Help Information Links

Information literacy Links

During the shutdown period of the University, the Wits Library is doing it’s best to facilitate the ongoing teaching and learning process.  Below are a list of useful links that can assist you during this challenging period.  If you don’t see what you need here, always remember that you can contact your Branch Librarian via email and they will get back to you as soon as they can or you can use the Ask A Librarian service and we will get back to you as soon as someone is available to answer your query.

Activities Currently Offered by Wits Library Staff

How_to_Search_EbscoHost_Database 1,2MB 

A_Guide_to_SA_ePublications 9KB

ScienceDirect – Online video tutorials 

Accessing_MYLEXISNEXIS_database  1,5MB

 Inter-Library Loan Requests 

Article Processing Charge (APC) and Publishing Guides 

APA_Ref_7th_edition_PowerPoint  1,2MB and APA_AND_HARVARD_REFERENCING_STYLES__Victor___Priscilla_2014

Student Plagiarism Policy 224,9KB

Activating Remote Access  for Elsevier resources

How to Create Pin

Searching the e Wits

Searching the eWits Catalogue options

Preparing for Assignment

Ask a Librarian

Library services & Contact Details

Borrowing ,Photocopying & Printing Services

Aphabetical List A-Z

e journal Portal

ProQuest and Taylor & Francis


Web of Science Part 1

Web of Science Part 2

Access Articles on Google Scholar 



Referencing,Copyright & Plagiarism

Zotero - Part One

Zotero - Part Two

Zotero - Part Three

Zotero - Part Four