Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Geography and Environmental Studies: Research Support

A Complete Guide for Geography and Environmental Studies

Research Support Librarians

Research support librarians provide Information services to postgraduate students (PG) from honours level to PhD, and researchers from all faculties. They concentrate on PG group trainings and the advanced research support. See names of Librarians and contacts below

Zanele Hadebe's picture

 Ms Zanele Hadebe

Location: Ground Floor

Contact details:

Email: HadebeZ@unizulu.ac.za

Telephone: 035 902 6729

Mrs Nabisa Mbali

Location: Fourth Floor

Contact details:

Email: MbaliN@unizulu.ac.za

Telephone: 035 902 6471

Research Support

Please find a link below for the Research Support Libguide, where you will get more information and resources on research support.

Libguide for Research Support

 

Library Workshops to Support Research

Recommended to PG students, supervisors and researchers:

  1. Know your library: : an overview of Library facilities / resources /services  for PG students & researchers
  2. Stay Away From Plagiarism! (advanced)
  3. Turnitin: Originality reports
  4. e-Resources (advanced searching technique and more)
  5. Referencing made easy with Endnote
  6. Open access Institutional Repositories (IR) and Electronic Theses & Dissertations (ETDs)
  7. SA databases (SA e-publications, Current & completed projects – NRF, ISAP, etc.)
  8. Inter-Library Loans (ILL): saving time with Pre-request
  9. Enhancing Postgraduate Environment (EPE)
  10. Press-Reader (Learn how to have unlimited access to thousands of magazines and newspapers from around the world)

 Recommended to senior PG students, their supervisors and researchers:

11. Publishing your results:  Peer refereed and accredited journals;  Open access, Copyright and use of SHERPA/RoMEO

12Researchers’ Social networking: ResearchGate, Academia.edu, Mendeley.

13.Visibility counts: Researcher ID (ORCID) and Research metrics (bibliometrics, citation metrics, Journal impact factor, Altmetrics)

 

The topics could be grouped together to suit specific needs and the new areas could be added on request.

To book online library workshop please contact Research Support Librarian

University of Zululand Library Guides