Google Suite Services

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oYkAxyQM_400x400Did you know, that as a UCT student you have access to a whole host of services from Google? Now, you might think “Oh but I already have a Gmail account! I can already use Google Drive! Well, if you’re using your UCT student account to log in – you get 10TB of space rather than the usual few gigabytes! This plus a whole host of other google services is available to you as a student – all to make your life easier. See more here.

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Many an hour has been spent by a student or academic on research. Many an hour has ALSO been spent on such sites as Wikipedia, although said students and academics will never admit to have been anywhere near them in their research. However there is slowly becoming a better option online – Open Access articles. Articles with free open access (see, it’s in the name!) to anyone who has the ability to go online. This kind of Open Scholarship is good for academics everywhere, as well as the public. The Atlantic has more to say on the subject.

Training with Lynda.com

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lyndaAre you using specialized statistical software and need to learn how to use it? Want to sharpen your Microsoft Excel skills? Learn whatever you need whenever you need it with Lynda.com.

Lynda.com offers high-quality instructional videos taught by recognized industry experts. The content, which covers topics such as software, design and business skills, ranges from beginner to advanced levels and is available 24/7 on PCs, laptops, tablets and smart phones. Have you joined the Lynda.com learning revolution?

 

UCT Libraries YouTube Channel

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youtubeAre you new to UCT and have questions about using the Library? Perhaps you’ve been here for a while and would like to learn more about UCT Libraries and using the resources properly… Have a look at our YouTube channel for training videos and hit play on your library education!