Online Training and Videos

Online training

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Please note: For Postgraduate training It is essential to book for any of the listed online sessions at the provided booking links. The provided session links should be used during the specified dates and times. Kindly forward any queries you might have to  or

Library Postgraduate training:  2 - 10 June 2020

Tuesday 2 June 09:00-10:30   The Institutional Repository (IR): How to find research done at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)   
UJ IR is the UJ's Open Access Institutional Repository. The IR collects and maintains intellectual scholarship such as published journal articles (pre-print and post-print), conference papers and proceedings, data sets, reports, theses and dissertations in a free and open environment.
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Wednesday 3 June 10:00-11:30   Library Search Tips and Techniques  
Acquire skills that can be used to find books or articles in any Library database. Learn how to use search techniques such as  keyword searching, Boolean operators "and", "or" and "not". Get useful tips on how to refine database searches for best results.
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Thursday 10 June 10:00-11:30   RefWorks (Reference Management Tool)
RefWorks is a web-based reference management tool that can produce a standardised list of references at a click of a button! This workshop will cover the basics of navigating the new interface, organizing your citation library, creating new citations, importing citations from various databases, inserting references and creating bibliographies on Microsoft Word.
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See the complete list of Library Postgraduate Training sessions for June     

Undergraduate library workshops26 May - 2 June 2020

Tuesday 26 May 12:00-13:30   How to paraphrase and interpret academic writing assignments 
Join us at 12:00 via Zoom   Meeting ID: 982-9286-4040

Thursday 28 May 11:00-12:30   How to find information using UJoogle and Google Scholar
Join us at 12:00 via Zoom   Meeting ID: 940-6796-2059

Tuesday 2 June  14:00-15:00   How to find and download e-books from the library catalogue
Join us at 12:00 via Zoom  Meeting ID: 913-5413-0811

See the complete list of Undergraduate library workshops for May


How to use the Library Catalogue    by Elize du Toit

How to navigate the Faculty Subjects Guides   by Constance Ndumela

How to find research done at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)   by Tyson Mabunda

How to access previous exam papers   by Theresa Vukeya

How to access the UJ Library Chatbot called, BOTsa  by Nomoya Mahlangu

Basic introduction to UJoogle   by Mademella Mofokeng

How to download an eBook (EBSCOhost)   by Ivy Segoe

Where to find Information on Referencing   by Elize du Toit

How to find a Journal Article   by Dorcas Rathaba

Search tips and techniques   by Ester de Broize

How to download an eBook via Overdrive   by Ivy Segoe  

How to upload and publish your Research Data: Figshare