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Introduction to the Medicine and Health Sciences library and virtual library

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Welcome to the subject guide for medicine and health sciences. This guide will provide students, researchers and staff access to subject and information resources.

Please make use of our How do I find and use information effectively: a step-by-step guide.


Step-by-step guide

How do I do my assignment? To find, access and use information effectively, use the step-by-step guide.

The Library and Information Service offers a wide range of group training sessions with the main focus on enhancing the information literacy skills of all students at Stellenbosch University. A framework for Information Literacy was contemplated and accepted in 2014 to provide structure for an effective information literacy skills training program. The framework describes the development of different levels of information literacy competency.


Library Training Calendar for Medicine & Health Sciences


Faculty librarian services

Faculty librarians are specialist information professionals. They assist with literature searches, give research support and library training and develop the collection.


Ask Us

Faculty Librarians for Medicine & Health Sciences

Kay Jacobs
Alvina Matthee
Ingrid van der Westhuizen
Contact Info
Tel. +27 21 938-9368
Medicine & Health Sciences Library

See our website for more information on the individual Medicine & Health Sciences Librarians, including their designated subject specialities.
Consulting hours:
08:00-12:00; 13:00-16:30
Mondays - Fridays
Please note:
To avoid disappointment, staff and registered students of the Stellenbosch University are encouraged to make appointments for assistance or library instruction.

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