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For Researchers: Literature review resources
This guide contain services available for CPUT Researchers
Search Scopus - an Elsevier database, an accredited research, abstract and citation analysis tool that provides bibliometric data for university rankings
Using Sage research methods database, find resources to answer your research methods and statistics questions. Browse and search methods used in the social and behavioral sciences, science, technology, medicine, and the humanities. Explore research methodology through books, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, handbooks, journal articles and videos
Journals and articles
Find academic/scholarly articles from peer-reviewed journals through library databases. To find out whether CPUT users have access to a specific journal or article, users can search by name or title of the journal, alternatively search by Journal ISSN.
To save time and for systematic searching it is recommended to search across all journals from all library databases using the library search page
Search and find existing research data from research data repositories
Open Access Journals - Search and publish in high quality African open access journals hosted in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) at https://doaj.org/. Researchers are encouraged to adhere to the publisher and DOAJ requirements and compliance.
If you need help finding literature, make an appointment to see your Faculty Librarian. Your Faculty Librarian can guide you to the best resources in your field and give you many tips and tricks to make your life easier.
It is easy to stay up-to-date if you use emails alerts or RSS feeds. Make an appointment with your Faculty Librarian to find out more.