SUNScholar Thesis/Dissertation Submission 2014

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SUNScholar Thesis/Dissertation Submission 2014

  1. 1. Submitting your thesis/dissertation to SUNScholar
  2. 2. What is SUNScholar? • Central digital archive • Long-term preservation • Open access Any user can read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing Always acknowledge/cite author
  3. 3. Where will my thesis/dissertation end up? http://scholar.sun.ac.za
  4. 4. Help make your research visible … • Personal web page • Social media e.g. LinkedIn • Curriculum Vitae • Share with network and other experts • Research profile on Google Scholar • SU research reports • Etc.
  5. 5. Thesis on SUNScholar Title search in Google Scholar Linktoresearcherprofileon GoogleScholar
  6. 6. Researcher profile on Google Scholar Alerts: new articles submitted & when cited Thesis on SUNScholar – citations will be recorded here Links to other authors covering these topics
  7. 7. Option to export citation. SUNScholar only the vehicle, but Google Scholar the search engine.
  8. 8. Links to full text in SUNScholar Number of downloads
  9. 9. SU policy re theses/dissertations • Submission is mandatory • Submit final copy (following examination & corrections) by 27 November 2014 • No printed copies required • Restricted access • Motivation to faculty secretary for submission to Senate • Intellectual property (incl. copyright) • Copyright belongs to SU • Plagiarism • Turnitin – Viper - PlagTracker • Language editing • Language Centre
  10. 10. Finalise your thesis/dissertation http://library.sun.ac.za >> How do I >> Submit …
  11. 11. Document layout • Title page with crest (see templates on web) • Declaration (see web) • English - Abstract (max. 500 words) • Afrikaans - Opsomming (max. 500 words) • Acknowledgements – Sponsors • Table of Contents • List of Figures • List of Tables • Content (e.g. Chapter 1, Chapter 2, etc.) • Reference List (Referencing Techniques or RefWorks) • Addenda (e.g. Addendum A, Addendum B, etc.)
  12. 12. SU Crest December 2014
  13. 13. No signature Copyright © 2014 Stellenbosch University All rights reserved
  14. 14. Look & feel • Font: Arial or Times New Roman • Font size: 10pt or 11pt or 12pt • Font colour: Black • Line spacing: Double, Single or 1.5 • Borders: 2cm width open around all text areas • Paper Size: A4
  15. 15. Technical • Software: MSWord/LibreOffice/OpenOffice/LaTeX • MSWord: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word- help/training-courses-for-word-2013-HA104030981.aspx • Submit in pdf format • File name: surname_firstwordoftitle_2014.pdf • Ready to submit!
  16. 16. Workflow Dept. nominates student Student receives e-mail Student submits Dept. receives e-mail & Approves
  17. 17. Step 1: Nomination by department
  18. 18. Step 2: Submission http://etd.sun.ac.za/submissions SU Campus Username SU Campus Password Sign In
  19. 19. Click: Click here to start a new submission
  20. 20. Select the collection containing the name of your supervisor/promoter & your own name
  21. 21. Click: Next
  22. 22. Complete
  23. 23. Complete Click: Next
  24. 24. Upload document in pdf Use correct file naming
  25. 25. Review Submission
  26. 26. Select: I Grant the License Click: Complete submission
  27. 27. Confirmation mailed to your SU e- mail account
  28. 28. Step 3: Dept. approves submission
  29. 29. Intranet Internet (SUNScholar) Notify all … Following graduation …
  30. 30. ETD Loader: http://etd.sun.ac.za/ldap-login SUNScholar: http://scholar.sun.ac.za Portal (nomination): Helene Nieuwoudt, E-mail: hj@sun.ac.za, tel.: 021 808 4577 Printing: African SUNMeDIA http://www.africansunmedia.co.za/ Graduation: MyMaties http://www.mymaties.com/portal/page/portal/STUDENT_PAGE_GROUP/MYM ATIES_HOME/Graduation IT Help: E-mail: help@sun.ac.za , tel.: +27 21 808 4367 Copyright: Innovus http://www.innovus.co.za/pages/english/home.php Plagiarism detection software: Turnitin | Viper | PlagTracker http://www0.sun.ac.za/webstudies/Lect_turnitin.html Statistical help: Centre for Statistical Consultation http://academic.sun.ac.za/statis_consult/index_files/Page438.htm Language Editing: Language Centre http://www0.sun.ac.za/languagecentre/ Useful links
  31. 31. Innovus: http://www.innovus.co.za/pages/english/home.php Help page: http://library.sun.ac.za/English/howdoi/Pages/Submit-my-thesis- online.aspx SUNScholar help: http://wiki.lib.sun.ac.za/index.php/SUNScholar Useful links
  32. 32. Contact us scholar@sun.ac.za Tel: 021 808 9046/9139

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