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INSTRUCTIONS FOR ACCESSING MYLOFT

SIGNUP PROCESSES

  • Prior to starting the browsing process make sure that you have installed Google chrome browser.
  • Click MyLOFT
  • If you are a new user it will require you to register/sign up to the system

Fill the required information then submit for approval processes. It will take some minutes. Password must have characters with a mix of capital and small letters, numbers and symbols. For example B@rn1990

 

HOW TO SIGN IN?

A. For Mobile phone users

  1. Make sure you have completed the registration process and created your password for MyLOFT.
  2. Open the MyLOFT app on your mobile, if you have not installed please visit [Google Play Store] or [AppleApp Store] to install and open the app.
  3. Select your institute from the list.
  4. Enter your email as user name and the password which you created.

B. For Desktop users

  1. Make sure you have completed the registration process.
  2. Install “MyLOFT Chrome Extension” in Google Chrome Browser on your computer. For installation, just google “MyLOFT Chrome Extension”, you will find a link of “Chrome WebStore”.
  3. Click “Add to Chrome” button on “Chrome WebStore”
  4. Once installed, click the MyLOFT icon besides the Search/ Address Bar of your chrome browser. It will open the sign in page.
  5. Select your institute from the list.
  6. Enter your email as username and the password
  7. After login click eResources then database to access various databases with various electronic documents

Instructions for submitting items to SUA IR:

A)File location and format
Prior to beginning submission, make sure that files to be added to SUA IR are on your local network or your hard drive. Typically, we convert documents and web pages into searchable PDFs. These PDFs are what are loaded into SUA IR.

B) Submission steps
Log onto your repository (SUAIR). Choose one of the submission methods below (it doesn't matter which you choose).

C) Submission method 1:
1. Click "Start a new submission" button
The drop down list is in alphabetical order by collection name.
2. Select the Collection to which you are submitting and click "Next"

D) Submission method 2:
1. Navigate within your archive to find and access the collection to which you are submitting. Open up the collection homepage.
2. Click "Start a new submission" button.
Fill out the remaining submission screens as appropriate for the particular collection and
item. See below for a general explanation of what goes in each field.
For some collections it makes sense to prepare templates with information already filled in to reduce keying the same values for similar items. For others the submitter can input all information as she proceeds through the submission process. You may wish to provide specific instructions for each collection, depending upon the expertise and comfort level of submitters. Be prepared to supply the following mandatory fields, at minimum: Title, Author or
Creator and Year of publication.

E) Submit: Describe Your Item
AUTHORS
Each time a name is indexed in your archive, it should appear in the same form. Enter names for all authors/contributors, one name per line. For additional fields, click the "ADD" button.
Enter the last name in the first box and the first name, middle name or initial and other name elements in the second box. Examples:
Mohamed, Abdallah
Sife, A.S
Dulle, F.W

Note: For published articles write full names of author(s) starting with the Surname in the first box followed by First name in the second box.

TITLE Enter the main title as found on the item. If there is no title on the item, enter the title provided by the author/submitter or (for web pages) the title from the link that took you to the page.

OTHER TITLES Enter any other titles found on the piece, one title per field. For additional fields, click the "ADD" button

DATE OF ISSUE Enter the year, or as many of those elements as are on the item.

PUBLISHER Enter the name of the person or body who published the item. The entity responsible for making the item available—a person, an organization etc.

CITATION This field is generally only filled in for articles or book chapters. It contains the citation as it would appear in an indexing service, minus the article/chapter author and title.

SERIES/REPORT NO. Include only a series title and number in this field. If the item is
part of a larger work (e.g. a journal or book), do not put that information here. Use the Citation field instead. Ignore the 2nd box for this field, as it doesn't actually work. Put all elements of the series title and numbering into the 1st box.

IDENTIFIER Appears if you indicated that the item has been previously distributed, but is optional. Unambiguous formal identification such as a serial ISSN, a URI or government document number.

TYPE From the drop-down list, choose the type that most closely matches the item being submitted. Complete journal issues generally receive the "Article" type.

LANGUAGE From the drop-down list, choose the language of the item.

SUBJECT KEYWORDS Use keywords that your potential users are likely to be familiar with and understand also will be easily used to locate your document. Keywords should be not less than 3.

ABSTRACT Copy and paste the abstract from the item, if there is one.

SPONSORS Information about sponsoring agencies or individuals. Can be included instructions for a specific collection.

DESCRIPTION Describe the document as Journal article or Masters’ Dissertation or PhD Thesis or Conference paper depending on the type of the document you are uploading. Submit: Upload a File

DOCUMENT FILE: Click "Browse" to find the file saved on your hard drive or network.

FILE DESCRIPTION: Enter a description of the file. Examples: Main article, PowerPoint presentation, Supplement 1, Appendix, Tables, Maps
Submit: File Loaded Successfully
If you checked the 3rd box on the first submission page, there will be a button for "Add Another File." Clicking this button returns you to another "Submit: Upload a File" page. Continue loading files until the item is complete.
Submit: Verify Submission
Check your work. If anything is incorrect, click the "Correct one of these" button for the appropriate section and make the correction. You will have to continue through all submission pages that come after the one you corrected; however, the information you previously entered will remain. Just keep clicking "Next" until you return to this "Verify
Submission" page. Once you're satisfied with the submission, click "Next"
License
Information about rights held with respect to the resource, ideally informing the user of the resource can be used. May encompass Intellectual Property Rights, Copyright etc..
Click the "I Grant the License" button

You're done! Now GO TO SUAIR

Kindly be informed that a number of books (30 titles for Edward Moringe Campus and 31 titles for Mizengo Pinda Campus) suggested by SUA academic staff members are now available.  Books for Edward Moringe Campus are available at the Special Reserve Collection (SNAL) as indicated in the list. 

For the suggested books that don't appear on the list please be informed that a 2nd batch will arrive soon.

To get the detailed list of new arrivals for both Edward Moringe and Mizengo Pinda Campuses please click HERE

Are you interested in how to use your phone to produce great videos and build a social audience? Are you challenged on how you can be a journalist of your own to brand your project activities and institution?

Sokoine University of Agriculture is organising a course to help individuals interested in high-quality video production, produce event video, video statements, edit videos and build a social audience. Participants will learn ways of creating amazing online stories using their mobile phones, social publishing and how to capture the best possible content with their mobile phone and social media engagements.

Who is the course for?

Head Organization, CEO, Program/Project Leaders, Project Coordinators, Political Leaders, Researchers, Engineers, Extension Officers, Information Officers, Public Relation Officers, Journalists, Public Health Officers and all interested individuals.

TRAINING COST

The workshop cost is 300,000 TZS. A cost covers workshop fees, breakfast, lunch and certificates of attendance

COURSE DURATION

The course will take place from 13th to  15th, March 2022 (3 days).

VENUE

The Training Workshop is expected to be conducted at Sokoine University-Main Campus, Morogoro, SNAL Computer Lab.

Reminder

  1. Tuition fees (full) may be paid before or on the same day of training commencement
  2. Participants will be responsible for their travel and up-keeping costs
  3. For practical’s and exercises a participant may come with their laptop
  4. Participants should confirm their attendance four (4) days before

PAYMENT METHODS

Payments should be made through SUA ICT Consulting Bureau

CRDB Bank: 0150369072400 SUA ITCB Bank account.

Bank payment slips should be presented during registration, ITCB will provide all participants with an EFD receipt.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For more details please don’t hesitate to contact the course coordinator.

Gilbert Mushi

Mobile phone: 0753147427

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Are you involved in research and science communication? Would like to learn how to communicate science and research outputs to the public in an engaging mode?

Sokoine University of Agriculture is organizing a special short training course for you. The course on Science communication and public engagement scientists, researchers, engineers, extension officers, information officers, librarians, public relation officers, journalists and public health officers to the basic best practices for engaging with the public. In this interactive course, participants will learn how to complex communicate science and research findings to the general public, and practice how to bring your science to life using strong storytelling techniques, messaging, and moving the interest of the audience. In addition, participants will develop individual plans that include a public engagement goal and address ways to engage a relevant audience with tailored messages. Participants will identify the next steps to put their plans into action.

Who is the course for?

Scientists, Researchers, Engineers, Extension Officers, Information Officers, Librarians, Public Relation Officers, Journalists and Public Health Officers.

 TRAINING COST

The workshop cost is 500,000 TZS. A cost covers workshop fees, breakfast, lunch and certificates of attendance

COURSE DURATION

The course will take place from 21st to  25th, August 2021 (5 days).

VENUE

The Training Workshop is expected to be conducted at Sokoine University-Main Campus, Morogoro, SNAL Computer Lab.

Reminder

  1. Tuition fees (full) may be paid before or on the same day of training commencement
  2. Participants will be responsible for their travel and up-keeping costs
  3. For practical’s and exercises a participant may come with their laptop
  4. Participants should confirm their attendance four (4) days before

PAYMENT METHODS

Payments should be made through SUA ICT Consulting Bureau

CRDB Bank: 0150369072400 SUA ITCB Bank account.

Bank payment slips should be presented during registration, ITCB will provide all participants with an EFD receipt.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For more details please don’t hesitate to contact the course coordinator.

Gilbert Mushi

Mobile phone: 0753147427

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.