Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Library Workshops for September - October 2010

You are most welcome to join any courses.

After attending any five courses on information search skills, you will be granted a Library Information Literacy Certificate by the Library. Students, in groups of ten or more, can request library courses to suit their information needs. For detailed information, please contact the staff at the University Library Reference Counter.

Registration:

Program 1: Register at the Information Desk, G/F University Library.
Programs 2-7: Complete the Online Registration Form, or
Send email to eref@cuhk.edu.hk
Register at the Reference Counter, 1/F University Library (2609 7305).

Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F University Library

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese, but will change to English when there is any student who does not know Cantonese.

Programs:

Program 1: Library Orientation
Topics covered include library services and resources, your borrowing privileges, how to renew and place holds on library materials in the Library Catalogue, and a library tour.

September 6-9 (Monday-Thursday)
2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

September 13-16 (Monday-Thursday)
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Program 2: Introduction to Academic Research Skills
This workshop provides a foundation for new undergraduate students for their later research at the University and the Library. It covers concepts, terminology and basic search skills such as understanding reading lists, recognizing the difference between primary and secondary sources, scholarly and popularly sources, as well as developing search strategies.

Sep 20, 2010 (Mon) 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Sep 27, 2010 (Mon) 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Sep 29, 2010 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Program 3: Finding Library Materials
Demonstrates techniques for using the Library Catalogue to locate books, theses, journals, and more.

Sep 22, 2010 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Sep 29, 2010 (Wed) 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Oct 7, 2010 (Thu) 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Program 4: Finding Journal Articles
Introduces simple and effective database search techniques to find journal articles and research reports. This workshop will also demonstrate the use of subject-specific databases and 360 Search.

Sep 27, 2010 (Mon) 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Oct 4, 2010 (Mon) 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Oct 6, 2010 (Wed) 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Oct 13, 2010 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Program 5: Finding E-Books and E-News
Introduces various ebook collections and demonstrates how to search international and local news.

Sep 20, 2010 (Mon) 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sep 28, 2010 (Tue) 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Oct 5, 2010 (Tue) 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Program 6: Information Searching on the Internet
Demonstrates Internet search techniques to find quality information on the Web.

Sep 21, 2010 (Tue) 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Oct 6, 2010 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Program 7: Finding Information on Hong Kong
Introduces the searching of different types of Hong Kong materials on various subjects in the Libraries.

Oct 18, 2010 (Mon) 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Oct 27, 2010 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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