Friday, June 24, 2016

Online Library Workshops for Semester 2: learn how to get more out of your library

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 July 7th & 12th




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 July 14th

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?
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) July 26th

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) July 21st

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) July 28th

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).

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.

 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 August 9th
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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