Knowledge and Information Management Services

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Search Tool

Access to a vast range of search tools. Your need for a particular information type, such as a thesis, research report, conference paper, or raw data will affect what type of search tool you should use in order to generate the best results

Library Catalogue

To find out what we do have, both physically and digitally, use the Library Catalogue and the other information resources. Paid-for online services, such as electronic journals and databases, will require authentication.

Electronic Resources

Due to site-licensing agreements, access to the Information Services Division's online journals and databases are restricted to current staff of the South African Medical Research Council.

About us

Our mission is to provide excellent information and knowledge management services that enable the SAMRC to achieve world-class research status

Our Services

SAMRC Library Services provides access to electronic resources (eResources) to support you in your research. The use of the eResources is subject to copyright law and the license agreements that SAMRC signs with the e-resource providers.

Access the individual journal titles that are available online.

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SAMRC Celebrates Science Newsletters

Top 5 Articles and Monthly publication list of the SAMRC


april 2018

By ISD | september 2018

Contracting out to improve the use of clinical health services and health outcomes in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Tobacco cessation in low- and middle-income countries: Some challenges and opportunities. C-type lectin receptors in asthma. Frontiers in Immunology. Risk of nephrotoxicity in patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis treated with Kanamycin/Capreomycin with or without concomitant use of tenofovir-containing antiretroviral therapy. Prevalence and risk factors for child mental disorders in a population-based cohort of HIV-exposed and unexposed African children aged 7-11 years.

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may 2018

By ISD | september 2018

Challenges of cardiovascular disease risk evaluation in people living with HIV infection. Iron loading, alcohol and mortality: A prospective study. Factors Influencing the umbilical cord blood stem cell industry: An evolving treatment landscape. What are the financial implications of the 2017 AHA/ACC high blood pressure guideline? Autosomal dominant IFN-γR1 deficiency presenting with both atypical mycobacteriosis and tuberculosis in a BCG-vaccinated South African patient.

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june 2018

By ISD | september 2018

Drug-resistant tuberculosis: challenges and opportunities for diagnosis and treatment. Describing the diurnal relationships between objectively measured mother and infant physical activity. Targeted pregnancy and HIV prevention risk-reduction counselling for young women: Lessons learned from biomedical prevention trials. Bicomponent fibres for controlled release of volatile mosquito repellents. Drug permeation and metabolism in Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Prioritising local exposure as essential criterion in new TB drug development.

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