Information Skills Workshops

Information Skills Workshops (Semester 1, 2018-19)

 

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

 

Date Time Topical Workshop
10 Sept 2018 (Mon) 12:45-13:15 Effective Search for Your Assignment
12 Sept 2018 (Wed) 15:00-16:00 Doing a Successful Project
19 Sept 2018 (Wed) Finding Business Information I
26 Sept 2018 (Wed) Finding Business Information II
3 Oct 2018 (Wed) Making a Professional Presentation
8 Oct 2018 (Mon) 12:45-13:15 Manage Your Research with RefWorks
10 Oct 2018 (Wed) 15:00-16:00 Visualizing Your Research Data

 

Date Time Subject Specific Workshop
11 Sept 2018 (Tue) 15:00-16:00 Library Resources for Student (School of Business)
18 Sept 2018 (Tue) Library Resources for Student (School of Humanities and Social Science)
2 Oct 2018 (Tue) Library Resources for Student (School of Communication)
9 Oct 2018 (Tue) Library Resources for Student (School of Translation)
16 Oct 2018 (Tue) Library Resources for Student (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: 13 August 2018