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Faculty Libraries for Health Sciences: External Users

External Users

Services for External Users at the Health Sciences Libraries


All health practitioners may join the Health Sciences Library and stay informed of the most current research, which is of paramount importance in this field.

Myleen Oosthuizen
Tel.: +27 12 319 2905
Office: Basic Medical Sciences Building, Library

Thea Kilian
Tel: +27 12 356 3189
Office: HW Snyman North Building, Library


The following services are available:

Database Searching

We have access to various health databases We can provide Evidence-based related searches.


We offer access to a wide variety of full journals in the field of health sciences.

Document Delivery

Access to national and international resources.

Current Awareness

We offer a current awareness service to you, e.g. providing you with table of contents (toc's) alerts.
We provide subject profiles according to your field of interest.


We provide individual and group training.

Consultation Services

Our highly qualified and trained information specialists can provide you with expert assistance on knowledge management.

Library Access

By registering at the Health Sciences Library you will also have access to all the University of Pretoria's collections.

Information Package Services

We provide tailor made information packages to suit your needs including:

  • Table of contents
  • Current Awareness
  • Library access & loans
  • Database searches
  • Full text articles from local & international journals with access to international resources


Subscribe annually to your all-inclusive package

Separate price structure for UP alumni

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