- How do I search for theses and dissertations in SUNScholar?
- How do I search for other theses and dissertations published internationally?
- SUNScholar search tips
- How do I receive alerts from SUNScholar when new items are published in a certain collection?
- How do I harvest from SUNScholar for my own collection?
- Who owns the copyright on my work ?
- How do I clear copyright?
- What is a pre-print/post-print?
- What impact factor do open access publications have?
- How do I manage my references?
- DoE Accredited Journals 2012
- How do I access the e-resources of library?
- Publisher Policies on self-archiving articles within SUNScholar
- Altmetrics, Bibliometrics
- Researcher profiles
- Research Funding (Research Professional)
- Research Management Tools (Research Commons)
Theses & Dissertations
- IT Support (incl. laptops, software, faq's)
- SU Postgraduate and International Office
- SU Library support for postgraduates and researchers
- PhD on Track - Learn more about information- and literature for research purposes, and how to share and publish research
- How to start/write a proposal
- Guidelines for starting a thesis
- Workshops - Presented by the Language Centre, Stellenbosch University
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- Courses - Presented by the African Doctoral Academy (CREST), Stellenbosch University
Data Collection & Ethics
- Integrity and Ethics @ SU - Procedures, application forms etc. (SU Research Development)
- SU Statistical Help - SU Centre for Statistical Consultation (CSC)
- Data Visualisation Tools
- Language Editors
- SU Language Centre - Have your thesis/dissertation edited before final submission for examination purposes
- MSWord 2010 Help
- How do I input special characters (also in SUNScholar)?
Preparation & Submission of thesis/dissertation
- How do I prepare my thesis/dissertation for submission?
- SU Crest on title page of thesis/dissertation
- MSWord templates: Masters - Doctoral - Declaration
- LaTeX templates
- Creating Pdf's
- How do I submit my thesis or dissertation for the current graduation period?
- Submission date for the December 2013 graduation
Printing & Publishing
- Requests for a printed/microfiche thesis/dissertation to be digitised
- Does the library require any hard copies?
- Am I allowed to print a thesis and keep a copy in my library's collection (not SU)?
- Printing your thesis/dissertation - Printing by SUNMedia
- Copyright & publishing articles, books etc. from my thesis/dissertation
- Where to publish an article (to be added)
- Marketing your research (to be added)
- Graduation - Information, dates etc.
Referencing, Copyright & Intellectual Property
- SU Intellectual Property Policy
- InnovUS - SU copyright, IP, patent, etc. enquiries
- Creative Commons - Decide how others might use your work
- Resources for Authors - Learn more about authors' rights (SPARC)
- Scholar's Copyright Addendum Engine - Generate a PDF form that you can attach to a journal publisher's copyright agreement to ensure that you retain certain rights
- Negotiate your copyright - Don't just sign it away to publishers
- Plagiarism detection software: Turnitin - Viper - PlagTracker
- Publishing articles, books, etc. from a thesis/dissertation
- The effect of open access and downloads ('hits') on citation impact: a bibliography of studies
- Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Social Sciences and Humanities? Findings from a 2011 Survey of Academic Publishers
- Policy for submitting SU research output on outside institutional repositories
- How can I be assured that the items I submit will be safely stored for the very long term?
- Does the library provide digitisation services for SUNScholar?
- How does SUNScholar compare to other repositories nationally and internationally?
- University Rankings
- How can we help to populate SUNScholar?
- Is there international support for institutional repositories?
- How was SUNScholar built?
- How is SUNScholar managed?
- Errors - Help when errors occur on SUNScholar