The Knowledge and Information Service (KIMS) Division preserves and facilitates open access to SAMRC’s rich knowledge. Additionally, KIMS supports SAMRC researchers in conducting research by providing access to print and electronic information. We also promote SAMRC researchers by analyzing their research publications footprint to showcase their expertise.
The SAMRC InfoSpace is the online repository designed to showcase the scholarship coming out of the South African Medical Research Council.
|Search South African Medical Research Council and beyond.|
|This list provides access to information about the databases and electronic resources provided by Knowledge and Information Management Services Division.|
|SAMRC information specialists conduct literature searches, with the cost of this service depending on the requested databases.|
|Interlibrary lending FAQ|
The SAMRC’s interlibrary lending service provides researchers with photocopies, books and other material not available at other institutions.
Who qualifies for interlibrary lending?
How to submit requests?
How long will delivery take?
Are there limits to what can be sourced?
Certain categories of material are not readily available through interlibrary lending (e.g. rare books, special collections, audio-visual materials, reference works and entire issues of periodicals). Photocopies can be made of these documents (subject to the Copyright Act 98 of 1978). Copyright law limits copies to no more than one article from a single issue and no more than 10% of the specific issue to be copied for the same client.
What is the loan period?
Who must the material be returned to?
|Ordering books and journals|
To order and purchase publications or bibliographical resources, please contact the SAMRC’s information specialists.
Saturday, Sunday, and Public holidays: Closed
Dr Natasha Langdown
Tel. +27 (0) 21 938 0470
|Ms Merle Pietersen
Tel. +27 (0) 21 938 0658
|Ms Sharleen Lategan
Tel. +27 (0) 21 938 0435