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Research Guide: Online Training

This Guide provides post graduate students with the tips and tools necessary to successfully complete their research.

Featured online Training

Wondering where to start? Download our Online Training Flyer below. 

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External workshops and webinars

Elsevier Researcher Academy presents How to prepare a proposal for a review article webinar. 

30 November 2020

15:00 (UTC)

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Research Data Analysis

UPSpace: Self-Submission

Academic Writing skills

Academic Writing Training

by the Humanities Writing Centre

Research Commons guides

Conducting a Literature Review.

Please click on your faculty name for a customised presentation.

Conducting a Systematic Review

Microsoft Office Training

MS EXCEL: A Researcher's basic guide (Part 1) (2020)

by Malebo Makunyane

Past Presentations

Research Methodologies

 Prof. C.M.E. McCrindle: 2017

For more recommended sources and tips on Research Methodologies, see our Research Methods tab.


Predatory Journals 

by Sunette Steynberg

This video is 13:42 minutes long. 

Maximising Research Impact

Maximising Research Impact_Presentation 4: Publishing with international authors

by Sunette Steynberg

This video is 18:46 minutes long.

Maximising Research Impact_Presentation 3: Author Citation Reports

by Sunette Steynberg

This video is 18:16 minutes long. 

Maximising Research Impact_Presentation 2: Identifying a journal to publish in

by Sunette Steynberg

This video is 26:18 minutes long.

Maximising Research Impact_Presentation 1: Creating Author Profiles

by Sunette Steynberg

This video is 16:19 minutes long.

Reference Management and Plagiarism

Anti-Plagiarism Training

Enrol yourself in the Library's ClickUP Anti-Plagiarism Course now!


Turnitin training material

Turnitin: Understanding the Basics Webinar with Westley Smith (2020)

EndNote training material


Or visit the Guides tab on the EndNote subject guide. 

Library Services Help Videos

How to find sources on the Library website