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Industrial Psychology: Research Data Support

Data Support at Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service

Research Data Services at Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service

Research Data Services Manager: Samuel Simango Tel +27 21 8089917

Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa


Recommended data repositories

SUNScholar Data  ( Stellenbosch Library and Information Service Data Repository)  powered by Figshare
SUNScholarData Library Guide


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Data Visualization Sources

Curated List of Data Visualization Tools.  A variety of sources, some free some priced.

Gapminder. Non-profit venture promoting sustainable global development and achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. Access and cross-tabulate 200 statistical time series. 

International Trade and Market Access Data Interactive Tool.  Merchandise and trade in services interactive mapping tool from the WTO.

SimplyAnalytics. Requires user registration. Enables non-technical users to quickly create professional quality thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business and other data.

Research Data Services Info

Useful data science tools

Useful apps to analyze, clean and organize your data

Data Nudge A newsletter with useful tips!

RedCap at SU (Research Electronic Data Capture service)

DIRT: Digital Research Tools 

The DiRT Directory is a registry of digital research tools for scholarly use. DiRT makes it easy for digital humanists and others conducting digital research to find and compare resources ranging from content management systems to music OCR, statistical analysis packages to mindmapping software.

Portals where researchers deposit economic data

Open 4Research funding portal

How to use the Open 4 Research platform:

  • Link to
  • Register once off with your @sun email address and use any password
  • Use the “Search for funding” and/or “Browse funding” options for a wide range of funding opportunities
  • For some of the most recent research funding opportunities highlighted by Open 4 Research, refer to “News” or “Funding news”
  • Refer to “Help & advice” for more details on how to search
  • For enquiries, please contact or