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Research Support: Library Workshops

The library provides research support to all postgraduate students and researchers

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,, Mendeley.

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


To book a workshop please contact your Research Support Librarians:

        Mr Cebo Simiso  035 902 6424

        Ms Zanele Hadebe - 035 902 6729

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