The final few #SmartResearcher webinars of 2022 will be held in October. Have a look below to see what we will be presenting.

A MS Teams link will be sent to you upon registration. You will also receive a reminder shortly before the webinar.

Inquiries: Kirchner van Deventer

These workshops are aimed at postgraduate students, emerging researchers and academic staff and the focus will be on the research process. The sessions vary in length depending on the subject matter, but cover a wide range of subjects related to the postgraduate research journey.
Mendeley for reference management


Managing your references can be a daunting task. This workshop will introduce you to Mendeley, a free tool focusing mainly on reference management. Mendeley offers various services, including reference management, organising and annotation of PDF documents and collaboration.

Date: Tuesday, 4 October, 14h00 – 15h30

Please book here

Managing your unique author identity with ORCID

ORCID is an open, non-profit, community-driven effort to create and maintain a registry of unique researcher identifiers and a transparent method of linking research activities and outputs to these identifiers. This workshop will explain what ORCID is, how to register and populate your profiles.

Date: Thursday, 6 October, 14h00 – 15h00

Please book here

Submitting your thesis /dissertation to SUNScholar

Are you ready to submit your thesis, dissertation or article to the Library’s digital research repository? This library training opportunity for postgraduate students or staff is designed to provide practical guidance to those ready to submit their thesis/dissertation/article into SUNScholar.

Date: Tuesday, 11 October, 11h00 – 12h00

Please book here