Research and Open Scholarship Librarians

Tiyani Mabunda
 
Director Open Scholarship
Tiyani Mabunda: +27 (0)18 389 2118
Sakhile Mngomezulu Mahikeng - Librarian: Scholarly Communication
Sakhile Mngomezulu: +27 (0)18 389 2110
Nontobeko Mahlalela
 
Potchefstroom -  Librarian: Research Support
Nontobeko Mahlalela: +27 (0)18 285 2524
Malose Langa Vanderbijlpark - Librarian: Research Support
Malose Langa: +27 (0)18 910 3042

 

You may contact them about

  • EndNote
    How to manage sources used during the course of 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 (h-index)
    How to measure the impact of your research.
  • 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 use figshare.
  • self-submission of research output on Boloka (NWU Institutional Repository)
  • Research Tools
  • OJS - Open Access Journals
    How to publish a journal on OJS
  • How to promote your research on Social Media
  • Presenting - best practices
    Tips on presenting papers at conferences.

Help Desk

Mahikeng: Please contact Glenda Makate: +27(0)18 389 2355 or Maphefo Maake: +27(0) 389 2322 for more information.

Potchefstroom: Contact the Help Desk for general information enquiries: +27 (0)18 285 2525

Vanderbijlpark: Contact the Help Desk for general information enquiries: +27 (0)16 910 3174 or email.

 

Faculty Librarians

You may contact our Faculty Librarians to assist you with:

  • literature searches on different databases by appointment or via email.
  • searches on Nexus and ProQuest Theses & Dissertations.
  • training of staff and students in database searches, referencing, and bibliographic management
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • advice on:
    • referencing
    • bibliometrics and altmetrics
    • ORCID and other researcher ID's to improve the impact of your research
    • in which journal to publish
    • guidelines for authors when submitting a journal article
    • self-submission of research output on Boloka (NWU Institutional Repository)