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Web of Science
An academic citation index of scholarly literature in the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Includes proceedings
of international conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, workshops, and conventions.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources. It s designed to find the information scientists need. Quick, easy and comprehensive, Scopus provides superior support of the literature research process.
InCites is a customized, citation-based research evaluation tool that enables you to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark your output against peers worldwide. There are three modules: Research Performance Profiles, Institution Profiles and Global Comparisons
Research Channel in Africa
Detailed reports on key industrial sectors such as steel, electricity, defence and telecommunications, as well as on important African minerals including gold, platinum, diamonds and copper. An important business resource providing intelligence on industry and mining in Africa.
DoE Approved Journal List
Department of Education approved list of accredited journals
E-Wits Catalogue (Find Print Books, Journals, Theses and eBooks )
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Interlibrary Loans (ILL)
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Interlibrary loans (ILL) is a service which supports and enhances the University Library collections when these fail to meet the needs of the University academic staff and postgraduate students. ILLs are transactions between the libraries of institutions to facilitate access to information which extends beyond that held by any individual library. This service is available to Postgraduate Students and Wits Staff and is free of charge.
Electronic Theses & Dissertations
The general rules of the university requires every Post graduate student to submit two final, corrected copies of the dissertation or research report or thesis in a printed format as well as a final corrected copy in an electronic format. More Information
Your Top Journals
Published by the Department of Political Sciences and Public Administration, University of South Africa.
Articles on political science, public administration, municipal government and administration, international politics and strategic studies. The journal offers the reader the opportunity to gain insight into aspects of public life in a time of unprecedented political change.
Public Money & Management
a popular review of finance, policy and management issues in the public service and regulated industries. Authoritative and independent, the Journal is essential reading for public sector managers and consultants, academics and students with interests in politics, public policy and management, economics and government. Public Money & Management publishes articles which contribute new knowledge as a basis for policy or management improvements, or which reflect on evidence from public service management and finance in order to suggest topics for research.