Online Training and Videos

Online training

Postgraduate | Undergraduate | Videos

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 imsegoe@uj.ac.za  or pmokati@uj.ac.za

Library Postgraduate training: 1 - 31 October 2020 

Information on how to connect to the sessions will be shared upon receipt of your booking.

7 October   15:00 – 16:30   How to easily find both UJ and International Theses and Dissertations
International databases for Theses and Dissertation will be presented. UJ Institutional Repository (UJ IR) will be demonstrated. UJ IR is the University of Johannesburg'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.
Register here:  https://forms.gle/aDZoGH5NBcfNmWYB6

15 October   14:00 – 16:00   Research Visibility - Open with Purpose: Strategies for making your research Open Access (OA)
Maximising the visibility and impact of research is becoming ever more important in Academia than before. One way to increase your citations is to publish in a prestigious and well-cited Open Access Journal or make your work publicly accessible. Making your research freely available not only allows it to be more widely distributed resulting in increased visibility and citations, but it also complies with Funding Institutions and Institutional Policies.
Register here:  https://forms.gle/ha2h9HqoCCuQtkg29

15 October   18:00 -19:30   Getting started with Ebooks
The advantage of having an eBook accessible via the Web is that you do not have to come into the library to read it. Our training will teach you how you can download and enjoy your next book on any electronic (including mobile) device.
Register here:  https://forms.gle/C3Z5wbh2KxMNVT7MA

19 October   16:00 – 17:30   Using Google effectively: tips and tricks every researcher should know
Students are often warned about the potential risks of using Google for academic research. Web sites are often unstable, unscholarly and generally a poor substitute for library collections. However, there are a growing number of legitimate, scholarly full text sources worth exploring on the Web. The challenge, with hundreds of millions of indexed sites, is finding the right ones. Fortunately, there are a number of search techniques that researchers can use to refine their Google search results.
Register here: https://forms.gle/SQZSTEQxqcY97vtMA

21 October   16:00 – 17:30   Managing your unique researcher iD with ORCID 
ORCiD is an author identifier that helps you distinguish your work and promote your research. During this workshop Ivy Segoe, Research Librarian at UJ, will share an overview of ORCID and provide a step-by-step instruction of populating it with your published work.  Register here:  https://forms.gle/mNxkQXFEV6eAjDd77

23 October   14:00 – 15:30   Formatting your Thesis/Dissertation using Microsoft word
This workshop is suitable for postgraduate students wishing to learn how to format a thesis or dissertation in Microsoft Word. The workshop covers how to use the following MS Word functions effectively and some of the content will include:  • Page breaks/ section break   • Page numbering your document without including the first 4 pages   • Table of contents / List of figures
Register here: https://forms.gle/n56YV33RL4oN9kEx7

27 & 28 October    09:00 – 16:00   Qualitative data analysis with Atlas Ti
In this two-day workshop, the facilitator (certified Senior ATLAS.ti Professional Trainer) will provide insights into qualitative data analysis with ATLAS.ti.
The first day of the workshop will equip you to start qualitative data analysis with ATLAS.ti. The training will include an introduction of projects and Atlas ti or analysis, setting up a project, data segmentation and coding. The second day of the training workshop will focus on using memos and creating reports and working in teams. This workshop will be taught with ATLAS.ti 8 Windows.
Register here: https://forms.gle/4i8d4oT1HHcnk4Md6


27 October   15:00 – 15:45   Introduction to Research Data Management

Research Data Management (RDM) covers the planning, collecting, organising, managing, storage, security, backing up, preserving, and sharing of data. UJ Library has acquired a data repository to support open research and data sharing. It is a multidisciplinary repository where users can make all of their research outputs available in a citable, shareable and discoverable manner.
Register here: https://forms.gle/NEkuttAKptzFjFuh8

27 October   15:45 – 16:30   Open Data: The benefits of Research Data Management (RDM)
Research Data Management (RDM) covers the planning, collecting, organising, managing, storage, security, backing up, preserving, and sharing of data. UJ Library has acquired a data repository to support open research and data sharing. It is a multidisciplinary repository where users can make all of their research outputs available in a citable, shareable and discoverable manner. Prof Saurabh Sinha.
Register here: https://forms.gle/iQbkf2ELyjAyMXxF9

28 October   14:00 – 15:30   How to create a free Web-Based Questionnaire using Google Forms
Google Forms is a survey administration app that is included in the Google Drive office suite and Google Classroom along with Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides. Forms feature all of the collaboration and sharing features found in Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
Register here: https://forms.gle/jtdGGbYCscPPrkgk6

29 October   11:00 – 12:30    Mendeley for advanced users
Are you an Academic staff member, a Post-Doctoral Fellow or a Postgraduate student? Did you attend the last Library Mendeley session? Would you like to ask specific questions about Mendeley? If yes, please join this session as all the questions you might have will be answered.
Register here: https://forms.gle/cYVqmhZhG7mE24Vw9

29 October   14:00 – 15:30   How to create a research project collaboration platform on the UJ Research Data Repository
The consistent management of research data is crucial for the success of long-term and large-scale collaborative research. Research data management is the basis for efficiency, continuity, and quality of the research, as well as for maximum impact and outreach, including the long-term publication of data and their accessibility. Both funding agencies and publishers increasingly require this long term and open access to research data. Joint environmental studies typically take place in a fragmented research landscape of diverse disciplines; researchers involved typically show a variety of attitudes towards and previous experiences with common data policies, and the extensive variety of data types in interdisciplinary research poses particular challenges for collaborative data management.
Register here: https://forms.gle/r5fPk3jbNubXbxhN8

See the complete list of Library Postgraduate Training sessions for October                     

Undergraduate library workshops


Videos

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