Department of Library Services
+27 12 420 2235/6

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 12 354 1434
Office: HW Snyman North Building, Library

Thea Kilian
Tel: +27 12 354 1108
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