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Research Matters - a curated site highlights some of the University of Pretoria’s most impactful and innovative research which addresses some of our society’s most pressing concerns so that we can transform lives and communities. We are rated as the number one university in South Africa for research outputs. Our vision is to be a leading research-intensive university in Africa that is recognised internationally for its quality, relevance and impact. We develop people, create knowledge and strive to make a difference locally and internationally.
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· The key components of a submission-ready manuscript
· How to select the right journals for your paper
· Managing research data efficiently
· A practical guide to open access publishing
· Peer review, ethical considerations and improving impact
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The department of Library Services - Special Collection Unit is now issuing ISBNs and developing our TUKS Collection.
This unit has developed a workflow describing the process for the issuing of ISBNs, which can be downloaded from our webpage here https://library.up.ac.za/
For any ISBN related queries, please contact Ms Sonto Mabena at email@example.com
OrcID Connecting Researchers and Research
What is OrcID?
Populate your ORCID Link publications from Scopus~Google Scholar~Manually~Use Crossref to keep your ORCID updated
Short Video Use the Search & Link Wizard to Import Works
Publish Open Access:
See the Open Access Publishing libguide for more information here
Here find the updated Journals included in the Read and Publish Agreements 2023
Important! At this point, it is a pre-requisite for the Masters and Phd's to upload their research data to the UP Research Data Repository (Figshare) prior their graduation. Contact your Information Specialist for assistance - firstname.lastname@example.org
From the University of Pretoria RDM Policy - its purpose is to ensure that all research data generated t the University of Pretoria is managed and curated effectively and efficiently in order to support the University’s positioning as an international research-intensive university.
Copyright is a right and protection given to the original works, protecting them from unauthorised duplication or sale thereof. For more information on copyright queries, contact email@example.com
iGaPP - Information Governance and Privacy Protection. Information governance is about the policies, processes, systems, and people that make sure an organisation’s information is useful, accurate, accessible, and safe. Information governance also ensures that the organisation makes the most of its information while still using information ethically and within the bounds of the law.
The University is reviewing and updating its research data management policies and processes. Familiarise yourself with these changes:
An increasing number of open access journals are supported through Article Processing Charges (APC's) also known as publication fees. The Department of Library Services (DLS) offers and administers Open Access (OA) funds to subsidize Article Processing Charges (APC'). The fund will only pay for articles published in accredited and peer-reviewed Open Access Journals.
The UP Open Access Policy gives clear guidance on purpose and procedures for all staff and students. Authors who wish to apply should first review the:
This enables UP authors to take the advantage of a range of benefits when publishing in Open Access Journals.
To benefit from Article Processing Charges fund, check the eligibility of the journal
Proceed to the steps in applying and claiming from APC funds
Steps to follow when applying and claiming from APC funds
Please note that we work on a refund basis. The researcher pays the full amount to the publisher (from a grant or cost point in the academic department or faculty). We refund a certain percentage (50% or 60%) of this to the researcher afterwards and this is paid to the cost centre.
Step1: What to submit to the publisher?
Step 2: What to submit to the Open Scholarship Office?