Monday, November 02, 2015

Online workshops: learn how to find library resources and use Endnote

Are you struggling to find the right information on the library website? Are you unsure how to request a book, or would you like to learn how to use Endnote to take the pain out of referencing?

Then you need our Online Library Workshops!

What are these workshops?

Our Online Library Workshops are for all students, studying by distance or on campus. Workshops are conducted over the Internet and run for one hour. You will need to pre-book to ensure you receive your email detailing how to join the workshop.
Workshops will be held on the following topics:

Introduction to Library Services,  November 10th11th & 19th




More than just a place to borrow books, the library offers a wide range of resources and services designed to support you in your studies. Find out how to get the most out of library.

Finding Online Journal articles,  November 24th

You've spotted the words "journal article" and "peer reviewed" in your subject outline. What do these things mean, and how do you find them?

Getting Started With Endnote (PC users),  November 26th

Take the pain out of referencing and get better marks for your assessments by learning how to use EndNote. Designed for students who have never used EndNote, will have you up and running in no time.

Getting More Out of Endnote (PC users), December 3rd

Are you getting the most out of EndNote? More than just a referencing tool, EndNote is also invaluable for organising and managing your references, saving you valuable time and effort. This workshop builds upon the basics covered in Getting started with Endnote (PC users).

Getting Started With Endnote (Mac users), December 1st

This session is designed for students who have never used EndNote and who use a Mac, will have you up and running with EndNote in no time.

Getting More Out of EndNote (Mac users), December 8th

Are you getting the most out of EndNote? More than just a referencing tool, EndNote is also invaluable for organising and managing your references, saving you valuable time and effort. This workshop builds upon the basics covered in Getting started with Endnote (Mac users).

Learn to Connect: Developing your Personal Learning Network (PLN), December 10th
In this workshop you will learn how to create and maintain an online presence to help you keep up to date with your particular field of study. Registering for alerts, creating an online presence and communicating through Twitter, Feedly, and LinkedIn will be covered.

Learn to Connect: Managing your Online Information, December 15th
 Now you have created a professional online presence and are receiving alerts you need to be able to mange alerts, updates and feeds. This workshop demonstrates the Evernote and OneNote applications and how they can be used to manage information. how to migrate browser preferences between computers and the legality and copyright concerns of re-using online materials. 
Using eBooks, December 17th
Ebooks can be a great alternative to print books, for both off-campus and on-campus students. Learn how to access and use the Library’s extensive and growing collection of eBooks in this workshop 

Register for the workshops, or contact the Ask a Librarian team for more information.
Staff and research students can sign up for the Library's Faculty Liaison training sessions.
Workshops are for Undergraduate and Postgraduate coursework students.

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