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Prescribed Books

To access the Prescribed Books from the Library Catalogue or/and Databases, click on your specific departmental links below under Departmental Prescribed Books and follow the instructions. (note: the list of certain departmental prescribed books is being updated)

Lending Services

Reserve Print Collection

  • This is a closed collection of prescribed books situated at the Circulation Desk and can be used in the Library for ONLY 2 hours
  • Reserved books borrowed overnight to be taken out ONLY 2 hours before closure (for more information, consult the Circulation Staff)
  • Overnight items CANNOT be renewed

Fines on Books Returned Late

  • To avoid Library fines, return or renew your borrowed books on or before the due date
  • Overdue items will accumulate fines until the items are returned/renewed
  • Fines vary according to the collection the items were borrowed from and are reviewed annually (the 2022 tariff for Reserved Collection (per item per hour) is R10.00

Departmental Prescribed Books


Health Sciences - Biomedical Technology 


Health Sciences - Chiropractic 


Health Sciences - Complementary Medicine 


Health sciences - Emergency Medical Care 


Health Sciences - Environmental Health 


Health Sciences - Human Anatomy and Physiology 


Health Sciences - Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences 


Health Sciences - Nursing Sciences 


Health Sciences - Optometry 


Health Sciences - Podiatry 


Health Sciences - Sport and Movement Studies 


Faculty Librarian: Health Sciences

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Dorcas Rathaba
University of Johannesburg Library, Doornfontein Campus
Skype Contact: dikomorathaba

Information Librarian: Health Sciences

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Mlungisi Dlamini
University of Johannesburg Library, Doornfontein Campus