Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU)

'Knowledge for Quality Health Services'
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Toll Free Number: 0800 00 3164
Call during office hours
Monday to Friday: 07h30 - 16h00

Library & information services hours

Term time
Monday - Thursday 07:30-22:00
Friday 07:30 - 16:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00
Sunday Closed
Vacation
Monday - Thursday 07:30 - 16:00
Friday 07:30 - 16:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Library doors closes 15 minutes prior to closure time.
  • The Library is closed on Sundays, Public and University Holidays.
  • The library closes at 16:00 on any day preceeding any Public/University Holiday.
  • The Library is also closed on Saturdays when Friday or Monday is a Public/ University Holiday.
  • Extended library hours may apply during the examination period.
Click here to download the library hours

Library and information services management

Name Position Email Ext
Modisa Khosie Acting Director
Senior Librarian: Client Services
modisa.khosie@smu.ac.za 4151/4544
Mittah Masilela Senior Librarian: Acquisitions & Systems mittah.masilela@smu.ac.za 4026
Mmakgoshi Reetseng Senior Librarian: Technical Services mmakgoshi.reetseng@smu.ac.za 4527
Duduzile Ntombela Senior Librarian: Information Services duduzile.ntombela@smu.ac.za 4642
Emma Matjiane Senior Secretary emma.matjiane@smu.ac.za 4151/4542
Service Points Extension
Office of the Director 4151/4542
Acquisitions 4026/4323
Circulation Desk 3718/5706
Information Desk 3084
Interlibrary Loans 4323
Library IT 3753/3066
Periodicals 4783
Photocopying 4497
Postgrad & Literature Searches 4642/4545/4546
Security Desk 5701
Technical Services 4527
Click here to download the library services management

Click here to download the library staff list (alphabetical)

Library e-journals platforms

Title Coverage Access status Links
ANNUAL REVIEWS Biomedical & Life Sciences ; Physical Sciences ACCESS AVAILABLE - ON CAMPUS http://www.annualreviews.org/
CLINICALKEY Medicine, Dentistry ( Health Care Sciences) ACCESS AVAILABLE - ON & OFF CAMPUS https://www.clinicalkey.com/
EBSCOHOST
  • MEDLINE FULL TEXT
  • ERIC
  • ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
  • HEALTH SOURCE - NURSING ACADEMIC ED.
Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Education ACCESS AVAILABLE - ON CAMPUS http://search.ebscohost.com
SABINET South African Journals online - Health Sciences ACCESS AVAILABLE - ON CAMPUS http://reference.sabinet.co.za/subscribed_journals
UpToDate UpToDate® is an evidence-based, physician-authored clinical decision support resource ACCESS AVAILABLE - ON & OFF CAMPUS http://www.uptodate.com/contents/search
UpToDate Mobile Access   MOBILE ACCESS http://www.uptodate.com/home/uptodate-mobile-access
SCIENCE DIRECT Full-Text Journals - Multidisciplinary ACCESS AVAILABLE - ON & OFF CAMPUS http://www.sciencedirect.com/
WEB OF SCIENCE ( Thomson Reuters )
  • Journal Citation Reports ( JCR )
  • Essential Science Indicator (ESI)
 
WILEY ONLINE LIBRARY Wiley - Blackwell Journals ACCESS AVAILABLE - ON CAMPUS http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/

E-Books

Title Coverage Access Status Links
ELSEVIER E-LIBRARY Electronic books, multidisciplinary ACCESS AVAILABLE http://elsevierelibrary.co.uk/bookshelf
ACCESS - McGraw-Hill E-TEXTBOOKS
  • MEDICINE
  • PHARMACY
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY
Medicine, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy ACCESS AVAILABLE - ON CAMPUS

For off campus access to McGraw-Hill e-textbooks
http://mhmedical.com/ss/help.aspx#methods of access

http://accessmedicine.mhmedical.com/
http://accesspharmacy.mhmedical.com/
http://accessphysiotherapy.mhmedical.com/

Open Access

Title Coverage Links
AFRICAN JOURNALS ONLINE (AJOL) A collection of peer-reviewed, African published scholarly journals http://www.ajol.info/
DIRECTORY OF OPEN ACCESS JOURNALS DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. https://doaj.org/
DIRECTORY OF OPEN ACCESS BOOKS DOAB provides open access to over 854 Academic peer-reviewed books from 25 publishers. http://www.doabooks.org/
FREE MEDICAL JOURNALS Multidisciplinary http://www.omicsonline.org/about.php