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Predatory journals

Shamseer et al identifies 13 evidence-based characteristics by which predatory journals may potentially be distinguished from presumed legitimate journals. These may be useful for authors who are assessing journals for possible submission or for others, such as universities evaluating candidates’ publications as part of the hiring process. The 13 characteristics are summarized in this article.


Nico Carstens - Accordionist and songwriter

In 2012, South African accordion legend Nico Carstens donated his collection of documents and sound recordings (78s, DVDs, LPs and CDs) to Stellenbosch University. These materials are located in the Music Library: Documentation Centre for Music (DOMUS).

This presentation makes use of materials from the Nico Carstens collection at DOMUS. In this respect, we would like to thank the Carstens family for the permission to reproduce and use the materials for this presentation. Textual information is derived from:  Louw, S.H.R. 2013. Nico Carstens as innoveerder van Suid-Afrikaanse populêre musiek. Unpublished Masters Thesis. University of the Free State. Materials from other sources are referenced accordingly.

We are also indebted to Rachel van Heyningen for processing the Carstens collection.

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Anton Goosen 'Jors Troelie Liedjieboer'

Please follow the link below for the Anton Goosen 'Jors Troelie Liedjieboer' presentation.


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