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UJ IR (Institutional Repository)

For more information on UJ IR, Theses & Dissertations, Open Access, Pre-print, Postprint, AAM, Copyright, and Useful Links, click here.

Accredited Journals

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To read more about Copyright implications with regard to UJ IR (UJ Institutional Repository), click here.
To read more about Copyright in general, click here. 


Plagiarism is illegal and a criminal offence.

What is plagiarism?

  • Submitting someone else's work as your own.
  • Copying words or ideas from someone else without giving credit.
  • Giving incorrect information about the source of a quotation.
  • Changing words but copying the sentence structure of a source without giving credit.


  • Read what others have said about the topic.
  • Always use “quotation marks” when quoting someone else.
  • Always give credit to the source (Citing & Referencing).
  • Don’t cut and paste information from electronic sources such as websites/databases without acknowledging the source.
  • Use your own words when formulating your viewpoint.
  • Learn to think independently and critically.
  • Get acquainted with the correct method of citing and referencing. Don’t hide behind ignorance. Plagiarism is a criminal offence. It is punishable, whether committed intentionally or unintentionally.
  • Don’t use the work of a fellow student or of someone who did the course prior to you.

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How to get published (Instructions to Authors)

Elsevier: For Authors
Publishing open access journals (Public Library of Science)
SAGE: Journal Author Gateway
Springer: For Authors 
Wiley - Resources for Authors
Directory of open access journals: For publishers