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Plagiarism is considered to be academic dishonesty. Use a reference management software tool to cite other author's work.
If you need electronic access you can limit your search on the library catalogue to e-books.
This site offers helpful information for students of the Western philosophical tradition.
Information on citation analysis for NRF Rating, citation tracking of own research and how to create your own researcher ID.
Using the Unisa Library’s homepage to compile a literature list can be an overwhelming experience. Many resources are available and it is important to know what is appropriate for your research needs.
This training material will ensure that you:
•Have a broad overview of the resources the library has to offer
•Develop browse and search skills to ensure that you use the databases effectively
•Find relevant material on your topic
•Obtain your identified material
•Use RefWorks to build a personal database and be able to use it to create in-text citations and a bibliography in your preferred referencing style
•Stay up-to-date with the latest trends in your research
This guide provides information and tools for measuring the impact of research, focusing on the use of citation metrics. The sections of this guide identify various tools which track citations and provide help with journal rankings, accredited journal lists, the h-index and citation reports, etc.
New Books on Research Methodology
Research Support Databases
Sage Research Methods Online
SAGE Research Methods supports beginning and advanced researchers in every step of a research project, from writing a research question, choosing a method, gathering and analyzing data, to writing up and publishing the findings.
With information on the full range of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods for the social and behavioral sciences, as well as many methods commonly used in the hard sciences, the book, reference, and journal content in SAGE Research Methodsfrom SAGEs renowned methods publishing programand advanced features help researchers of all levels conduct their research
Books on the Research Process
Research Skills Libguide
A step-by-step approach to ensure that you possess the key skills required to find, retrieve and evaluate information on your research topic.