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  • Schimmer, Ralf (Max Planck Digital Library, 2018-05-10)
    In March 2016, the international initiative Open Access 2020 (OA2020, www.oa2020.org) was launched. This initiative for the large-scale transformation of the scholarly publishing system from a subscription to an open access ...
  • Van der Walt, Isak Dawid; Van Wyk, Johann (University of Pretoria, 2017)
    At the University of Pretoria (UP), Pretoria, South Africa, a team consisting of members of the IT and Library departments has evaluated several research data repository platforms in-depth. A list of criteria was developed ...
  • Van der Walt, Isak Dawid (University of Pretoria, 2017)
    The Department of Library Services at the University of Pretoria (UP) became the first library in South Africa to open a Library MakerSpace – a creative laboratory where people with ideas can get together with people who ...
  • Kruger, Sean (University of Pretoria Library Services, 2017)
    The aim of the 5th InVest Conference was to share innovations and best practice in the exciting and rapidly developing field of veterinary simulation aimed at teaching. It had delegates and specialists from across the ...
  • Van Wyk, Johann; Van Wyk, Johann (2017-02-15)
    This presentation gives an overview of data preservation, what data preservation is, why data should be preserved, steps that should be taken to preserve data, metadata for preservation, levels of digital preservation, ...
  • Van Wyk, Johann; Van Wyk, Johann (2017-10-11)
    This presentation gives an overview of developments and initiatives on research data management at the University of Pretoria, and also gives an overview of the Network of Data and Information Curation Communities (NeDICC), ...
  • Van Wyk, Johann; Van der Walt, Isak; Van Wyk, Johann; Van der Walt, Isak (2017-08-25)
    The presentation gives a description of what a data management plan is, and why it is necessary to create a data management plan, It further describes the distictive elements that should be part of such a plan, and also ...
  • Fourie, Ina; Bezuidenhout, Carin; Mathiba, Tlou; Steynberg, Sunette; Strydom, Lerisa; Nel, Marguerite; Ingram, Annette; Maritz, Marinda; Grimbeek, Eleta; Muller, Leonie; Boeyens, Chrissie; De Waal, Martha; Kekana, Raesibe; Modiba, Josephine; Makhera, Pfano; Rathepe, Lungile (2017-09-14)
    Papers presented at the first seminar on information searching presented in the Merensky Library Auditorium, University of Pretoria, on 14 September 2017. The seminar was organised by the Department of Library Services’ ...
  • Mtsweni, Maria Meid; Mahlangu, Matile Rachel; Nel, Marguerite Alice (2017-10-03)
    Years ago librarians had the monopoly on providing access to information for teaching, learning and research. With developments in information and communication technology, the internet and the rise of the network society, ...
  • Van Wyk, Johann; Van der Walt, Isak (eResearch Africa 2017 Conference, 2017-05-04)
    At the University of Pretoria (UP), Pretoria, South Africa, a team consisting of members of the IT and Library departments has evaluated several research data repository platforms in-depth. A list of criteria was developed ...
  • Van Wyk, Johann; Pienaar, Heila; Pienaar, Heila; Matlatse, Refiloe; Van Deventer, Martie (University of Pretoria, 2017-05-04)
    The presentation gives an overview of the following: RDM education and training in South Africa - Big data education and training initiatives, including the SKA project and university degrees - Small data formal education ...
  • Olivier, Elsabe; De Waal, Martha; Steyn, Christelle; Nsanzya, Brenda; Kriel, Hilda A.J. (University of Pretoria Library Services, 2017)
  • Pienaar, Heila; Van Wyk, Johann; Steynberg, Sunette; Buys, Marieta (University of Pretoria Library Services, 2017)
  • Soyizwapi, Lindiwe; Ehlers, Gerda; Vermeulen, Julene; Van der Walt, Isak; Marsh, Susan (University of Pretoria Library Services, 2017)
  • Adendorff, S.A. (Susan Aletta); Van Dijk, Marco; Sampson, J.D.S.; Mukhola, Eric (Department of Library Services, 2017)
    The Faculty library of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Engineering, Built Environment & IT hosted this seminar day on water. South Africa is considered a water scarce country and, if the current rate of water usage ...
  • Van Wyk, Johann (2016-06-10)
    This presentation gives a description of what a data management plan is, and why it is necessary to create a data management plan. It further describes the distinctive elements that should be part of such a plan, and also ...
  • Van Wyk, Johann (2016-06-10)
    This presentation gives an overview of what a data management plan is, and why it is necessary to create a data management plan. It further describes the distinctive elements that should be part of such a plan, and also ...

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