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Health Sciences - Nursing Sciences: Publishing

Publishing Trade Agreements (Open Access Options)

The University of Johannesburg Library is repurposing some of its Information budget allocation to include assisting in paying for author publishing costs and also we have entered into Transformative agreements with Publishers through SANLIC.

SANLIC: South African National Library and Information Consortium is a non-profit consortium of member institutions, aimed at negotiating the procurement of, and securing access to information resources on behalf of its members.

The below image linking to the Publisher Agreements LibGuide will help you access more information about the Open Access Agreements the Library has signed with a number of scholarly publishers.

DHET Accredited Journal List

Research Tools

Accredited Journals

           DHET Accredited Journals         

From UJ Website: Click Research and follow the steps below: 

Includes:  Institute of Scientific Information (ISI) Journal List                             

International Bibliography of Social Sciences (IBSS) Journal List                             

South African Journals on the ISI or IBSS Journal Lists

Norwegian List


Journal Citation Reports (Impact Factors)

             Journal Citation reports (ISI)
             Information for new users
             About Journal citation reports
             Using Journal citation reports wisely

Theses & Dissertations (UJ)

      ETDs (UJ )- UJ Theses & dissertations available via the web
      ETD Submission Guidelines
      ETD Submission Form    
      UJ Theses & Dissertations in print - search  UJLink

Statistical consultation services (Statkon)

STATKON provides a professional, goal-orientated statistical consultation service to postgraduate students and researchers at UJ in respect of research design and methodology, experimental and questionnaire design, and statistical analysis of data. For assistance please contact / 011 559 2851/2629

Research and Innovation division

For more information on Research policies, partnerships, funding, outputs, initiatives, news and more, visit the Postgraduate School website.

How to get published (Instructions to Authors)
      Elsevier: For Authors
      Publishing open access journals (Public Library of Science)
      SAGE: Journal Author Gateway
      Springer: For Authors 

      Wiley - Resources for Authors
    Directory of open access journals: For publishers

Sage Research Methods Online is designed to allow researchers to explore various research methods. It links over 100 000 pages of Sage's book, journal and reference content with advanced search and discovery tools. It can be found under DATABASES on the UJ library web site and is accessible to all UJ users.

Research Data Management

Measure Research Performance


Scopus and SciVal, are the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Scopus and SciVal deliver an overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities.

Incites on the ISI Web of Science Incites provides Research Performance profiles.

With Incites comprehensive publications and citation reports can be generated. Influential emerging researchers can be pinpointed by it. It monitors collaboration activity. Output and impact statistics for benchmarking are available. The home institution can be compared to others worldwide and field strenghts within a territory or country can be identified.

Key indicators of research excellence for leading institutions worldwide can be supplied. Measures on reputation, funding, publication, staff and students can be examined.