Tag Archives: Library and Information Service

Library training events presented in February

Library training events presented (in the JS Gericke Library) during February 2013 Please note that all sessions will be conducted in English, unless otherwise indicated, and that basic computer literacy is required. ________________________________________ Library induction to resources, services and training opportunities available to postgraduate students and academic staff Venue: E-Classroom (Learning Commons, JS Gericke Library) […]

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Library orientation programme for new students

The Library and Information Service offers an orientation programme for new students in the central library (JS Gericke) and branch libraries. The programme in the JS Gericke Library takes place on 29 and 30 January 2013. Library tours are arranged in accordance to faculty and are aimed at orientating new students with regard to the […]

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SU Library and Information Service brings you: EBSCOhost iPhone app

The new EBSCOhost iPhone app is free, offers the convenience and rich functionality that enables users to:  Choose which databases to search Limit results to full text or peer reviewed  Sort by relevance or date  Retrieve full text results in HTML and/or PDF formats  Save results for offline access at a later date  E-mail results […]

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Finance Minister opens innovative Research Commons at Stellenbosch University

The Minister of Finance, Mr Pravin Gordhan, officially opened the newly established Research Commons, a state of the art facility for masters and doctoral students, academics and researchers at Stellenbosch University, Monday (9 May). Prof Russel Botman, Rector and Vice-Chancellor welcomed invited guests to the Research Commons situated in the JS Gericke Library. (Full article […]

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E-books survey in collaboration with the Library and Information Service and Elsevier

Try out our Elsevier e-books and win a voucher. Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service has acquired an important collection of Elsevier electronic books. These are high quality science, technology and medical academic texts. We are partnering with Elsevier and several overseas universities in a worldwide study on the usage of Elsevier e-books on ScienceDirect. […]

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Student Assistants required for 2011 – JS Gericke Library

Closing date for applications: 22 October 2010 Interviews: 18, 19, 22 or 23 November 2010 Compulsory training programme for successful candidates: 17, 18 and 19 January 2011, 8:30-16:30 Period of employment: From Thursday 20 January 2011 until Wednesday 16 November 2011 Working hours: A team of student assistants will work the following shifts of 2 […]

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Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service brings you cellphone access to ScienceDirect and EBSCOhost

Your phone just got a lot smarter! Do you need to access articles on the run? When you are not at your computer? Do you need to conduct an article search for your project while lazing on the beach? Or find information for your paper while waiting at the airport on your way to a […]

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Refworks advanced training for Researchers

Thurs 21 Oct 2010, FIRGA S203, 13:00-14:00 (RSVP by Fri 15 Oct 2010) Do you have a Refworks account and know how to compile a bibliography? Then you are ready for an advanced training session on Refworks. During this presentation, the audience will gain insight on how to manage, store and share all types of […]

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Improve your search strategy 

Mon 18 Oct 2010, Narga B (Room 2087, Admin A), 13:00-14:00 (RSVP by Fri 15 Oct 2010) The resounding success of the initial ‘Improve your search strategy’ workshop has prompted the Library and Information Service to arrange a repeat lecture. This repeat workshop will be presented by Annemarie Maritz, one of Elsevier’s representatives, and Elbie […]

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JS Gericke Library: Short loan material now available online

The Library and Information Service is pleased to announce a new electronic reserve service which was established on 1 September 2010. The new system provides full-text, online access to journal articles and notes which were traditionally only available in paper format in the Library’s short loan section.  Instead of placing the paper copies of notes […]

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Book sale – JS Gericke Library

It is time once again for the annual book sale of the Library and Information Service. Books from a wide range of subjects will be on sale from R5-00 (cash only). Date: From Monday, 30 August 2010 Venue: JS Gericke Library, lower level Please contact Niel Hendriksz, (021) 808 4401 or nh@sun.ac.za, for further information […]

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Latest edition of Bibnuus now available

The latest edition of Bibnuus, newsletter of the Library and Information Service, is now available. Click here to read it in PDF format. Please contact the editor Mimi Seyffert for any queries or comments at  mseyf@sun.ac.za.

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Another iPod up for grabs in Library competition

There is another opportunity for library users to win an iPod! This time all you have to do,  is to be spotted in the Library wearing SCOPUS badges on a creative way between 12 and 16 April. Anyone displaying the badges in a conspicuous and creative manner and is spotted by library staff, will be […]

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A book talk with Daniel Hugo and Carina Diedericks-Hugo presented at the SU Library

Please join us for a book talk by Daniel Hugo and Carina Diedericks-Hugo who will share their stories about books changing lives with us. When: Thursday  25 March 2010 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Where: JS Gericke Library,  Staff room Entrance is free of charge and refreshments will be served. This event is presented as part […]

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Jutastat resources web accessible only from 1 April

 Please be reminded that the folioview of the following Jutastat resources will no longer be available from 1 April 2010: Labour Library Review of SA Law SA Criminal Law Reports SA  Law reports (1947 to present) Constitutional Library SA Statutes & Regulations The abovementioned resources will be available in the new web-based version only via […]

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