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Library Postgraduate training: April 2021
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See the complete list of Library Postgraduate Training sessions for April 2021
13 April 13:00 – 14:30 Best Practices for Searching ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
The session will address the following points:
• Understand the importance of the Dissertations & Theses
• Apply best search practices for locating content in PQDT
• Identify useful reference reviews
Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Tk7cw7fQRYikIDGxCXs9Tw
13 – 20 April Click on the link to view the different session times How to get published in academic journals
Keeping abreast of the latest trends in the scholarly publication is necessary for researchers. The tips that will be offered during the sessions will be for chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Business and humanities/life sciences.
15 April 10:00 – 11:30 The benefits of Research Data Management (With an Overview of UJ Research Data Repository)
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.
Who should attend? Masters and PhD Students, Postdocs, Researchers and Academics.
21 April 14:00 – 15:30 The Institutional Repository (IR): How to find research done at the University of Johannesburg (UJ)
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.
28 April 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 features all of the collaboration and sharing features found in Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
Register here: https://forms.gle/B6R5T1KNnveFKWvX6
Undergraduate training sessions: April 2021
12 April How to paraphrase from written text
10:00-11:00 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/98397632570 Meeting ID: 983 9763 2570
14:00-15:00 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/95844256669 Meeting ID: 958 4425 6669
13 April How to evaluate information and identify fake news
10:00-10:40 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/97338866601 Meeting ID: 973 3886 6601
15:00-15:40 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/98811721593 Meeting ID: 988 1172 1593
14 April How to use UJoogle
11:00-11:40 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/91482590633 Meeting ID: 914 8259 0633
15:00-15:40 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/96575223824 Meeting ID: 965 7522 3824
15 April How to reference alternative sources: Harvard style
11:00-11:40 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/98496412344 Meeting ID: 984 9641 2344
14:00-14:40 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/98441131378 Meeting ID: 984 4113 1378
20 April How to avoid plagiarism: alternative sources
11:00-11:40 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/96592683717 Meeting ID: 965 9268 3717
14:00-14:40 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/97274102631 Meeting ID: 972 7410 2631
22 April How to paraphrase
10:00-11:00 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/95068390282 Meeting ID: 950 6839 0282
13:00-14:00 Zoom https://zoom.us/j/94383765971 Meeting ID: 943 8376 5971
First Year Experience - Orientation Guidelines - 2021
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