Research and Open Scholarship Librarians

 

Tiyani Mabunda

Dr. Tiyani Mabunda
Director Open Scholarship
+27 (0)18 389 2118

Vacant

Vacant
Mahikeng
+27 (0)18 389 2110

Nontobeko Mahlalela

Nontobeko Mahlalela  
Potchefstroom
+27 (0)18 285 2524

Malose Langa

Malose Langa 
Vanderbijlpark
+27 (0)18 910 3042

Contact them for help with the following:

  • EndNote
    • How to manage sources used during your research.
    • How to create a Reference list using a specific bibliographic style.
    • Using the EndNote templates.
  • MS Word Postgraduate template
    • How to install and use the template when writing your Dissertation or Thesis.
  • Research Impact 
    • How to measure the impact of your research with JCR, Altmetrics, Bibliometrics and H-index.
  • Choosing a journal for publication
    • How to decide in which journal to publish.
  • Creating an ORCID
    • How to manage your research with one unique ID.
  • DaYta Ya Rona (figshare)
    • How to save your data on DaYta Ya Rona.
  • Research Tools
  • How to promote your research on Social Media
  • Presenting - best practices
    • Tips on presenting papers at conferences.
  • How to create a web-based questionnaire using Google forms.

Boloka - Institutional Repository

It is the open-access Institutional Repository of the North West University (NWU-IR). This digital archive collects, preserves and distributes research material created by members of the NWU. The NWU-IR aims to increase the visibility, availability, and impact of the research output of the North-West University through Open Access, search engine indexing, and harvesting by several initiatives.

Meet our STAFF

 

Sakhile Mngomezulu
Sakhile Mngomezulu 
+27 (0)18 389 2110
Senior Librarian

OJS - Open Journal Systems

OJS is an open-source software application used to manage and publish scholarly journals. It is a comprehensive tool for managing submissions, editorial workflow, and publishing articles and issues online.

Meet our STAFF

 

Sakhile Mngomezulu
Sakhile Mngomezulu 
+27 (0)18 389 2110
Senior Librarian

Digitisation

This involves digitising books, theses and dissertations by scanning the documents and converting information into a digital (i.e., computer-readable) format. Digitisation is crucial to data processing, storage, and transmission.

Meet our STAFF

 

Molifi Seleke
Molifi Seleke
+27 (0)18 285 2507

Yvonne Engelbrecht
Yvonne Engelbrecht
+27 (0)16 910 3175