Thursday, April 23, 2015
Monday, April 13, 2015
The Guardian recently published an article Finishing your PhD thesis: 15 top tips from those in the know. Quoting from the article, the tips are in brief:
- Make sure you meet the PhD requirements for your institution
- Keep perspective
- Write the introduction last
- Use apps
- Address the unanswered questions
- Buy your own laser printer
- Checking is important
- Get feedback on the whole thesis
- Make sure you know when it will end
- Prepare for the viva
- Develop your own style
- Remember that more is not always better
- Get a buddy
- Don’t pursue perfectionism
- Look after yourself
If you need more tips, have a look at the web site: johannescronje: Welcome to my free online doctoral programme by Johannes Cronje.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Ms Melissa Makalima prescribed an e-book version of a custom book called Information Systems I that the library is unable to purchase as copies are sold per device.
The chapters in the custom book are available in the following books:
· Fundamentals of Business Information Systems (ISBN: 978 1 4080 4421 6):
o Chapter 1;
o Chapter 2:
§ Pg 56 – 72; and
§ 91 (2.11) – 101.
o Chapter 3:
§ 104 – 111; and
§ 126 (summary) – 131.
o Chapter 5; and
o Chapter 9.
HF5548.2 S7767 2012 4 copies in the Study Collection and 1 copy in the Short Loan Collection
· Database Principles (ISBN: 978 1 4080 4863 4):
o Chapter 1:
§ Pg 6 – 10 (before 1.2.2)
o Chapter 2;
o Chapter 3;
o Chapter 5;
o Chapter 7; and
o Chapter 8.
QA76.9 D32D39 2013 4 copies in the Study Collection and 1 copy in the Short Loan Collection
Friday, March 13, 2015
In 2013 the School of ICT subscribed to EBSCOhost's eBookIT Core collection. Although the library has not subscribed to it again, the collection is still available in EBSCOhost. The collection contains more than 2,200 titles covering key subject areas in IT, including desktop and office applications, enterprise computing, networking, programming, cybersecurity, web design and development, and more.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 3rd edition is available in the Reference Collection - call number: Z1006.E539 2015. The online version is only available on campus (IP authentication) for 2015 and 2016.
Friday, February 6, 2015
Friday, January 30, 2015
Welcome back to all staff and returning students of the Faculty of Engineering, the Built Environment and Information Technology. I hope that 2015 will be a very good year for you. This is also my last year at the NMMU as your faculty librarian and I will do my best to give you an excellent service.
A special welcome to new students and first year students at the NMMU! I will soon be posting the link to a library orientation video so that you can learn more about about the library at the North Campus.