Research Support

CONTACTS

Maphefo Maake

Ms Maphefo Maake
Librarian: Research & Scholarly Communication (MC) (Acting)
+27 (0)18 389 2322

Nontobeko Mahlalela

Nontobeko Mahlalela  
Librarian: Research & Scholarly Communication (PC)
+27 (0)18 285 2524

Lindi Mabuya

Lindi Mabuya
Librarian: Research & Scholarly Communication (VC)
+27 (0)16 910 3142

Cynthia Mpofu

Cynthia Mpofu
+27 (0)18 285 2525
Library Assistant (PC)

Services

Open Scholarship and Digitisation Centre

CONTACTS

 

Nontobeko Mahlalela
Nontobeko Mahlalela
Senior Librarian (Acting)
+27 (0)18 285 2524

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

Vacant
Vacant
Senior Administrative Officer

Services

  • Boloka - Institutional Repository
    • Boloka 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.
  • OJS - Open Journal Systems
    • OJS (Open Journal Systems) is an open-source software application for managing and publishing scholarly journals. It is a comprehensive tool for managing submissions, editorial workflow, and publishing articles and issues online.
    • Training videos
  • Digitisation Centre
    • 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.

 

Management

Veli Tshetsha

Veliswa Tshetsha
Director: Research and Open Scholarship
+27 (0)18 389 2803

Maphefo Maake

Ms Maphefo Maake
Manager: Information and Open Scholarship Services 
+27 (0)18 389 2322

Nomzingisi Madikane

Nomzingisi Madikane
Manager: Research and Learning Services
+27 (0)18 389 2198

Martin Nokoane

Martin Nokoane
Manager: Research and Learning Services
+27 (0)18 299 2783

Malose Langa

Malose Langa
Manager: Research and Learning Services 
+27 (0)16 910 3043