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Introduction to Research Data Management

This introductory workshop is designed to assist you with general background on how to manage your research data, including an overview of the Research Data Management (RDM) lifecycle. It will also give you an ...
Date:
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Time:
11:00 - 13:00
Location:
E-classroom (SU Library (central)), Stellenbosch Campus
Categories:
Research Commons workshops
Register! - 28 seats left

Tracking and enhancing your research footprint

This workshop focuses on bibliometrics for individual researchers, addressing a variety of resources for measuring author impact. Resources and tools include citation analysis using Scopus and Web of Science, ...
Date:
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Time:
11:00 - 13:00
Location:
E-classroom (SU Library (central)), Stellenbosch Campus
Categories:
Research Commons workshops
Register! - 41 seats left

What are the benefits of Open Access publishing for researchers

Do you wonder what Open Access is and how you as a researcher can benefit from it? Come and learn more about the philosophy of Open Access and how you can increase citations to your publications. Other aspects ...
Date:
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Time:
12:30 - 14:00
Location:
E-classroom (SU Library (central)), Stellenbosch Campus
Categories:
Research Commons workshops
Register! - 38 seats left

Mendeley for reference management and academic networking

Managing your references is a daunting task. This workshop will introduce you to Mendeley, a free tool focusing mainly on reference management. Mendeley offers various services, including reference managemen...
Date:
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Time:
11:00 - 13:00
Location:
E-classroom (SU Library (central)), Stellenbosch Campus
Categories:
Research Commons workshops
Register! - 35 seats left

Improving your literature search strategy

Learn to improve your literature search strategy to get the best possible results when searching for information in databases. This hands-on session follows on the introductory Library induction to resources...
Date:
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Time:
09:00 - 10:30
Location:
E-classroom (SU Library (central)), Stellenbosch Campus
Categories:
Focus on New researchers and Postgraduates
Register! - 32 seats left

Enhancing the visibility of your research output through self-archiving

Stellenbosch University’s institutional policy on the self-archiving of research output is curated by the Library and Information Service. Complying with this policy, which asks researchers to deposit cop...
Date:
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Time:
12:30 - 13:30
Location:
E-classroom (SU Library (central)), Stellenbosch Campus
Categories:
Research Commons workshops
Register! - 44 seats left

Managing your unique author ID with ORCID

Researchers face the ongoing challenge of distinguishing their research activities from those of others with similar names. They need to be able to easily and uniquely attach their identity to research objects ...
Date:
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Time:
12:30 - 14:00
Location:
E-classroom (SU Library (central)), Stellenbosch Campus
Categories:
Research Commons workshops
Register! - 45 seats left

Making important decisions about publishing your research

This hands-on session covers important factors to help you decide where to publish your research. Making the right choices can increase readership and citations, diminish publication lag and ensure that your p...
Date:
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Time:
10:30 - 13:00
Location:
E-classroom (SU Library (central)), Stellenbosch Campus
Categories:
Research Commons workshops
Register! - 43 seats left

Submitting your thesis/dissertation to SUNScholar

Are you ready to submit your thesis, dissertation or article to the Library’s digital research repository? This library training opportunity for postgraduate students or staff is designed to provide pract...
Date:
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Time:
12:30 - 13:30
Location:
E-classroom (SU Library (central)), Stellenbosch Campus
Categories:
Research Commons workshops
Register! - 38 seats left

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