The Writing Laboratory offers a service to all students to assist them in the writing of assignments. By means of practical training by trained consultants students master writing skills quickly and effectively.
Recording of the NWU template training to assist all with the format and how to apply changes. Please note that you need a microsoft account. Should you have any queries in this regard pls send to Petra Gainsford if needed.
The following sources were made available to us free of charge due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of them will be available until mid-June.
African Sun MediaAfrican Sun Media has responded positively to the Corona Virus Crisis by making the majority of its titles available freely from ITSI. We have also increased access to our titles through EBSCO eBooks during this period. Our books are also available on SUN Scholar, Google Books and Amazon Kindle.
AIM approved textbooksAll the books have been judged to meet the evaluation criteria set by the AIM(American Institute of Mathematics) editorial board
JSTOR expanded accessThe content includes additional journals and primary source collections beyond the ones you already subscribe to, and a rapidly growing collection of ebooks, active through December 31, 2020
LibreTextsThe World's most popular online textbook platform. Dissemination of open educationalresources.
OER CommonsOer commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Note that textbooks are included in these resources. Open Educational Resources (OER)offer opportunities for systemic change in teaching and learning content through engaging educators in new participatory processes and effective technologies for engaging with learning.
Open Textbook LibraryOpen textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization.
EBSCO: Faculty SelectTo support distance learning at institutions impacted by COVID-19 closures, we have created a simplified version of EBSCO Faculty Select to help faculty easily find Open Educational Resources and DRM-free e-books to support remote classroom needs
Oxford: COVID-19Things that other divisions (Higher Education and English Language Teaching for example) are doing in response to COVID-19 pandemic,
Elsevier: Novel Coronavirus Information CenterWelcome to Elsevier's Novel Coronavirus Information Center. Here you will find expert, curated information for the research and health community on Novel Coronavirus (also referred to as COVID-19 and its temporary title 2019-nCoV). All resources are free to access and include guidelines for clinicians and patients. Under the 'Research' tab you will find the latest early-stage and peer-reviewed research from journals including The Lancet and Cell Press, as well as a link to the Coronavirus hub on ScienceDirect, where you will find every article relevant article to Coronavirus, SARS, and MERS freely available. Under the Clinical information tab, you will find resources for nurses, clinicians, and patients, including FAQs on symptoms and an upcoming CDC webinar on what clinicials need to know to prepare for COVID-19 in the United States.
McGraw Hill: COVID-19 CentralWeekly updated developments and analysis in clinical medicine, public health, and industry and will be aimed at healthcare professionals, trainees, students, and librarians
Oxford COVID-19Access to OUP resources on COVID-19, other coronaviruses, and related topics
ProQuest: Coronavirus Research DatabaseThe new cross-disciplinary resourceenables researchers to search and discover full-text articles, dissertationsand other content from key publishers in one place.
Wiley: COVID CollectionFree online access to a collection of more than 5,000 relevant journal articles, book chapters and entries in our major reference works
Wiley: Historical resources - Europe 1817Free resources from Wiley for those interested in exploring historical perspectives on epidemics, methods used to control their spread, and associated health policies
Wiley: Historical resources - Sydney 1895Free resources from Wiley for those interested in exploring historical perspectives on epidemics, methods used to control their spread, and associated health policies
Wiley: Historical resources - UK 1854Free resources from Wiley for those interested in exploring historical perspectives on epidemics, methods used to control their spread, and associated health policies