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Archaeology: Postgraduate Students / Researchers

NEWS

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

Find books on Research Methodology in the ibrary at the following shelves:

  • Level 6: N 001.42 and Open Collection 001.42
  • Level 2: N 658
  • Level 1: N 300.72 and Open Collection 300.72

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PLAGIARISM AND TURNITIN

RESEARCH COMMONS

RESEARCHER VISIBILITY

Altmetrics tools allow you to track research impact and reach people in new ways. You can see where your work is discussed, and so understand your audience. The real benefits come when you use the tools to co-produce knowledge. Read about it here.

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Create a sustainable research portfolio with ORCID

Contact your librarian should you need assistance with your ORCID profile as well adding your publications to ORCID.

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Referencing for Archaeology

References are listed alphabetically at the end of the manuscript using the Harvard System as follows:

Goodwin, A.J.H. 1946. The Loom of Prehistory. Cape Town: South African Archaeological Society.
Inskeep, R.R. 1967. The Later Stone Age. In: Bishop, W.W. & Clark, J.D. (eds) Background to Evolution in Africa: 557–582. Chicago: Chicago University Press.
Loubser, J.H.N. & Dowson, T.A. 1987. Tombo-la-Ndou: the Venda perception of San rock art. South African Archaeological Bulletin 42: 51–554.
Morris, M. 2005. Evolution comes with a twist, viewed August 2005, from http://www.scienceinafrica.co.za/2005/march/evolution.htm
Musonda, F.B. 1983. Aspects of the prehistory of the Lunsemfwa drainage basin, Zambia, during the last 20 000 years. Unpublished PhD dissertation. Berkeley: University of California.

Book and journal titles should be written in full in title case and placed in italics.

References in the text should be thus, ‘Brown (1997) stated that...’ or ‘It has been demonstrated (Brown 1997a,b; Smith 1998; Jones 2000, 2004, 2009; Green 2005; Wright 2008) that...’.

Personal communications should be incorporated in the text thus, (Ben Brown [University of Cape Town], pers. comm. 2007). Unpublished observations should be incorporated in the text thus, (Ben Brown, pers. obs. 2007).

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STATISTICS AND ANALYTICS SOFTWARE

  • Atlas.ti = Contact UP IT Support to download on your computer. 

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