Information Skills Workshops

Information Skills Workshops (Semester 2, 2018-19)

 

The Library prepares a series of workshops for you to sharpen your information skills. Click HERE to register.

 

Date Time Topical Workshop
21 Jan 2019 (Mon) 15:00-16:00 Effective Search for Your Assignment
22 Jan 2019 (Tue) Doing a Successful Project
28 Jan 2019 (Mon) Finding Business Information I
29 Jan 2019 (Tue) Finding Business Information II
11 Feb 2019 (Mon) Making a Professional Presentation
12 Feb 2019 (Tue) Manage Your Research with RefWorks
18 Feb 2018 (Mon) Visualizing Your Research Data **Bring your own computer.

 

Date Time Subject Specific Workshop
To request a session, please fill in the Online Form. The librarian will contact you within two working days to schedule a session. Library Resources for Student of School of Business
Library Resources for Student of School of Humanities and Social Science
Library Resources for Student of School of Communication
Library Resources for Student of School of Translation
Library Resources for Student of School of Decision Sciences

 

1. Effective Search for Your Assignment

This workshop will introduce how to locate materials in the Library, optimize the use of Google Scholar, Google Books and Google when doing research for your assignments.

 

2. Doing a Successful Project

Don’t know how to kick-start a project? This workshop will guide you to choose a topic, identify and evaluate resources and avoid plagiarism. It also shows you how to search full-text journal articles using SearchPlus and SFX.

 

3. Making a Professional Presentation

Introduce some cool and new presentation tools and show how to search library materials in special formats (e.g. images, sound recordings, e-videos, etc.) to enrich your content.

 

4. Finding Business Information I – Company Information and Industry Trends

Learn how to search company information and industry trends by Business Sources Complete, Business Insights: Global and LexisNexis Academic.

 

5. Finding Business Information II – Business News and Analyst Reports

Learn how to search business news and analyst reports by Factiva, Passport and CSMAR Solution.

 

6. Manage Your Research with RefWorks

Struggling with your reference list in APA styles? Join the workshop and learn how to use RefWorks to create a reference list and insert them in your assignment in few minutes. RefWorks also support different citation styles such as MLA, Chicago, Harvard Style, etc.

 

7. Library Resources for Student of different Schools (Subject Area Specific)

This workshop will guide you to search library resources in different subject areas.

 

Venue: Library E-Learning Classroom (A114, 1/F of the Library)

ECA Hours counted. Seats are limited.

Click HERE to register.

Hands-on practice is available.

 

 

Last update: 10 January 2019