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Veterinary Science: Training

Face-to-face training sessions offered by the JF Soga library

Training Schedule for 2020

Please note that due to the current COVID19 lockdown these training sessions won't take place until further notice.

Please make use of online training products on the Dept of Library Services' general  "Research Guide"

Staff contact detail is available at


Please reply to Tertia Coetsee ( or Tel. 529 8580) if you wish to attend any of these lunch hour training sessions.

Venue & Time Seminar Room, Jotello F. Soga library, Sir Arnold Theiler Building 13:00 – 14:00
March 23-26; June 22-25; September 7-10

23 March;

22 June;

7 September. 

Endnote 1 & 2
(Installing Endnote on your computer and using Cite-while-u-write to add in-text citations and a reference list to your publication)


24 March;

23 June;

8 September.

CAB Abstracts, Medline, Zoological record
(Important bibliographic databases for the Veterinary Science environment)

25 March;

24 June;

9 September.

WorldCat Discovery, E-Journals & E-Books
(Using WorldCat Discovery to find E-Books, E-Journal articles, and other information sources)


26 March;

25 June;

10 September.

Enhancing your research output
(Making your research more visible. Selecting a journal, Scopus, Impact factors, H-index, UPSpace, Finding Experts in your field of research, etc.)


Invitations will be sent out by e-mail prior to every workshop. Please RSVP as requested on the invitation.

Venue & Time

Sir Arnold Theiler Building, Onderstepoort Campus, Lecture Hall 1-37

10:00 - 13:00 / 15:00

22 February 2020 Endnote & Turnitin
7 March 2020 Excel: The researcher's basic guide
14 March 2020 Conducting a literature search
9 May 2020 MS Word: The researcher's need-to-know
1 August 2020 Endnote & Turnitin
19 September 2020 MS Word: The researcher's need-to-know