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For Researchers: Consultation & Support

This guide contain services available for CPUT Researchers

Training & Workshops

Library provides support and consultation for researchers in the following areas:  
  • Reference management tools that help researchers to cite sources and manage documents using Mendeley, a free reference manager and an academic social network.
  • Advanced information literacy skills in searching for literature which requires researchers to  refresh their  research skills on information literacy tutorials:
  • Setting up and creating research topic alerts, table of contents alerts and citation alerts in a variety of databases and journal
  • Avoid losing your research data by managing your research data using Research Data Management system from:       
    • Step 1: Development of a research plan
    • Step 2: Review of data sets
    • Step 3: Data collection and storage
    • Step 4: Publication of research data
    • Step 5: Training and support
  • Let the world discover your work through
    • Open Access publishing
    • Maximizing visibility of your research output
    • Loading your publications in the institutional repository
  • Advisory support on where to publish
    • DHET accredited journals
    • Open Access publishing
    • Journal impact factor – compare journals using Scopus
  • Get promoted (ad hominem promotion) , get rated by NRF (generate citation analysis reports using Bibliometrics and Altmetrics tools)
    • These include generating citation analysis reports of your work using Publish or Perish softaware, international ranking system like Scopus.
    • These systems provide citation-based indices such as impact factors, and H-indexes.
  • Setting up and maintain your research profile(s)
    • Register for an ORCID account and add your work on ORCID
    • Link  your work from ORCID to Scopus
    • Create CPUT research profile using the institutional repository
    • Set other profile accounts using Google Scholar, Research Gate, LinkedIn, Academia.edu,

 

 

Make an appointment

Contact your Faculty Librarian to arrange group or individual consultation sessions or contact your branch 

Applied Sciences

·         Lynn Kleinveldt

      .         Vuyokazi Kiva-Johnson

·         Christel Oosthuizen (Agriculture)

·         Joanne Arendse (Agriculture)

Business and Management Sciences

·         Zulaiga Davids

·         Patricia Mothopeng

·         Edene Du Toit

·         Christel Oosthuizen

·         Pippa Campbell

·         Hillary Hartle (Business part-time, Bellville)

Education

·         Christel Oosthuizen

·         Joanne Arendse

·         Sharon Panayiotou

·         Pippa Campbell

Engineering

·         Nomambulu Dolo

·         Nyameka Mila

·         Edene Du Toit

Health and Wellness Sciences

·        Nontobeko Xwayi

.         Nazma Vajat

·         Michelle Snyders

·         Sipho Hlongwane

Informatics and Design

·         Thundeza Mafungwa

·         Cavall Barends

Research Librarian

·         Veliswa Tshetsha

 

 

 

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