Bibliometric training workshop

Posted on November 06, 2017


The Department of Library Services at the University of Pretoria cordially invites you to attend a two day hands-on bibliometrics training workshop, focusing on the statistical analysis of written publications.

Date: Thursday, 30 November and Friday, 1 December 2017         
Time: 09:00 – 16:00
Venue: Training Room 1, Level 3, Merensky 2 Library, Hatfield Campus, 
Presenter: Mrs Sunette Steynberg, Department of Library Services, University of Pretoria

More about the presenter: Sunette Steynberg graduated from the Stellenbosch University in 1979. She has worked in the Merensky Library at the University of Pretoria since 1988. Currently she is the dedicated information specialist for the University Executive and the Department of Research and Innovation Support. For the past ten years she has been involved in bibliometric analysis and training at the University of Pretoria. During the early days of the H-index she worked as a freelance trainer for Elsevier, training librarians and researchers all over SA on the use of Science Direct, Scopus and their bibliometric tools and applications.

More about this workshop: This is a hands-on workshop and all workshop content will be done within our computer training room. After attending this workshop you will have a better understanding of the University world rankings, provide the necessary supportive data for NRF and other funding applications and create benchmarking and collaborative analysis reports for your departments and university.

Target audience: Librarians and researchers

Costs: R4500 for both days – catering included

RSVP by clicking on this link: by 25 November 2017

Enquiries: [email protected] or 012 420 4790


Thursday, 30 November 2017:

  • Theory of and the need for bibliometrics
  • Evaluation of academic journals
  • Evaluation of researchers
  • Evaluation of academic institutions

Friday, 1 December 2017:

Benchmarking reports of:

  • Academic Institutions
  • Research groups
  • Individual researchers

Collaboration reports of:

  • Academic Institutions
  • Research groups
  • Individual researchers



- Author Zenzile Msweli

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