Library induction to resources, services & training (postgraduate students & academic staff)

Target audience:
Postgraduate students and researchers new to the University

Participants will learn:
• to navigate the Library Website effectively

• to find their way around in the JS Gericke Library

• how to find information with the Library’s search engine,

• where to find and how to use interdisciplinary academic databases such as Ebscohost as well as electronic journals and e-books

• what the library hours, terms for access and membership privileges entail

• where to find conducive spaces to work and study

• where to check out or renew books and find books that are not in the library

• where/how to reach their faculty librarians as well as other tools for assistance

• essential research skills such as: avoiding plagiarism, complying with copyright, referencing techniques and using RefWorks as a reference manager

Note: This is a basic orientation for new postgraduate students and new researchers

Sarie Wilbers
LC E-Classroom