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May 20
Extended library hours

​For the duration of the June exams the JS Gericke Library wil also be open on Sundays from 10:00 – 15:00. The dates are 24 May, 31 May and 7 June. The Learning Commons, Research Commons and Information Desks will be closed.

May 18
May 2015 training & events

Useful tools and applications for research

Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 11:00-12:30
Venue: E-classroom, JS Gericke Library
Please register here.

Copyright issues in theses and dissertation writing
Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 12:30-13:30
Venue: Research Commons, JS Gericke Library
Please register here.

An overview and comparison of free reference managers
Thursday, May 28, 2015, 11:00-13:00
Venue: E-classroom, JS Gericke Library
Please register here.


April 28
Library Research Week 2015

​The third Library Research Week will be presented from 12-15 May with the theme Secure your Research Footprint.

Please read more about the programme and book now at http://library.sun.ac.za/English/aboutus/news/events/Pages/researchweek2015.aspx.

April 24
Libraries closed 27 April & 1 May

​Please note that the libraries of the Library and Information Service will be CLOSED Monday 27 April for Freedom Day and Friday 1 May for Workers' Day.

April 01
Libraries closed for Easter weekend

​Please note that the libraries of the Library and Information Service will be CLOSED Friday 3 April  - Monday 6 April for the Easter weekend and will only re-open Tuesday 7 April at 8:00.

The JS Gericke Library closes Thursday 2 April at 17:30.

March 18
Libraries closed Saturday 21 March

Please note that the libraries of the Library and Information Service will be CLOSED on Saturday 21 March for Human Rights Day.

February 27
​March 2015 training & events

Library training events presented (in the JS Gericke Library) during March 2015


Copyright issues in theses and dissertation writing

Venue: Research Commons (JS Gericke Library)

Dates: Wed, 4 March

Time: 12:30-13:30

Booking and more info: 4 March Training Calendar

 

Library induction to resources, services and training opportunities available to postgraduate students and academic staff

Venue: E-classroom (Learning Commons, JS Gericke Library)

Dates: Mon, 16 March

Time: 10:00-11:00

Booking and more info: 16 March Training Calendar

 

Find books or articles using SUNSearch (Library search engine)

Venue: E-classroom (Learning Commons, JS Gericke Library)

Dates: Mon, 16 March

Time: 11:30-12:30

Booking and more info: 16 March Training Calendar

 

Improving your literature search strategy

Venue: E-classroom (Learning Commons, JS Gericke Library)

Dates: Tues, 17 March

Time: 10:00-11:00

Booking and more info: 17 March Training Calendar

 

E-books workshop

Venue: E-classroom (Learning Commons, JS Gericke Library)

Dates: Tues, 17 March

Time: 11:30-13:00

Booking and more info: 17 March Training Calendar

 

Refworks: reference management for beginners

Venue: E-classroom (Learning Commons, JS Gericke Library)

Dates: Wed, 18 March

Time: 10:00-11:30

Booking and more info: 18 March Training Calendar

 

Choose the right research method for your project using SAGE Research Methods Online (SRMO)         

Venue: E-classroom (Learning Commons, JS Gericke Library)

Dates: Thurs, 26 March

Time: 11:00-12:30

Booking and more info: 26 March Training Calendar

 

Your research footprint: tracking and enhancing scholarly and scientific impact

Venue: E-classroom (Learning Commons, JS Gericke Library)

Dates: Tues, 31 March

Time: 11:00-13:00

Booking and more info: 31 March Training Calendar


January 28
 Student assistant (Digitisation, JS Gericke Library) required for 2015

The Digitisation and Digital Services division in the JS Gericke Library requires the services of a student assistant for projects in 2015.

Student assistant (Digitisation, JS Gericke Library).PDF
​Closing date for applications: 11 February 2015

January 21
SUNScholar News, January 2015

Submission to SUNScholar

SUNScholar is now open to receive new nominations for the March 2015 graduation period. Guidelines for submission into SUNScholar is available at Help-page and General Yearbook 2015 for policy guidelines. To summarise the process:

      1.       The final document has to be submitted in pdf format. This is the copy following examination, and after all corrections have been made.

      2.       The supervisor/promoter/admin staff member nominates the candidate via the staff portal.

      3.       The thesis/dissertation is uploaded at: http://etd.sun.ac.za/submissions

      4.       The supervisor/promoter/admin staff member approves the submission via the staff portal.

      5.       The thesis/dissertation will be publicly accessible via the Internet following graduation.

The final date for the submission of theses/dissertations for the March 2015 graduation is 25 February 2015.

Publishing books/chapters in books and copyright

All inquiries related to the copyright and the publication of books/chapters in books as a result of a thesis/dissertation can be directed to InnovUS.

Frequently asked questions regarding theses/dissertations

Signature on declaration page: Please note that the signature is no longer required, and that the student can simply type his/her name below the declaration. The reason for this is that the whole process is recorded electronically, as proof that all parties adhere to the policy etc.

Crest: If there are students struggling with adding the crest, please submit without the crest, and we will make sure that the crest is added in the end.

January 09
Libraries closed Saturday 10 January

Please note that the libraries of the Library and Information Service will be CLOSED on Saturday 10 January.​



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