Category: User Education

Library Orientation for New Students

(Issue 170/September 2021)

Welcome new students!

Start your successful learning journey by joining Library Orientation. Familiarizing yourselves with Library resources and learning the ways to make good use of them are crucial to academic success. During the Orientation session, librarians will introduce to you information about collections, services and facilities of the Library which are all fundamental for your smooth transition to the new mode of study as a university student.

  • Date: 8-10 Sep 2021 (Year One entrants), 13-14 Sep 2021 (Senior Year entrants)
  • Time: 11 am-12 pm, 3 pm-4 pm
  • Venue: E-Learning Classroom (A114, 1/F of the Library)
  • An iGPS unit will be offered.

Register now, walk-ins are also welcome. Remember to join the Learning Journey@Library after attending the workshop to win great prizes!

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Information Skills Workshops

(Issue 170/September 2021)

Want to have a meaningful start of the semester by acquiring new skills? The Library has prepared different series of Information Skills Workshops for ALL students to enhance your proficiency in identifying useful information for your study.

Essential Information Skills Series – introduces basic information concepts, search strategies, and a variety of information sources.

Topic-Focused Series – presents ways to help building advanced information searching and management skills under specific themes, e.g. explore resources for business, local studies, as well as topics that can support multidisciplinary needs.

Citation and Data Management Series – introduces handy tools for citation management, data collection and visualization.

All students can register for a session to make best use of resources to help you succeed!

If you have individual project needs, you are welcome to contact our Learning Support Librarians to arrange a consultation session.

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Workshop for Advancing Legal Knowledge without Boundaries

(Issue 165/April 2021)

Westlaw Asia is a legal research platform that contains cases, legislation, commentary, journals and current awareness. It provides a unique portal to search across multiple countries within a single search. A workshop will be delivered to demonstrate how Westlaw can provide services that will help you find answers to your legal research questions efficiently. Details as follows:

  • Date: 29 Apr 2021 (Thu)
  • Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm
  • Channel: Microsoft Teams
  • Speaker: Ms Tracy Tsoi, Training Specialist, Legal at Thomson Reuters
  • iGPS unit / ECA hour will be offered.

Register right now.

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Referencing Made Easy

(Issue 161/February 2021)

Getting familiar with the citation formats will help you do your assignments efficiently. The newly revamped Referencing and Citation Guide contains essential instructions with examples on using different citation formats, such as APA, MLA and Chicago Manual of Style.

Want to be a better academic writer to avoid plagiarism? There is also a section on this guide that gives you some tips on managing the issue.

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Bring Your Search Result to Go

(Issue 161/February 2021)

SearchPlus is always the best gateway to a great variety of Library resources. Its newly launched QR code feature gives you quick access to bibliographical records of Library materials without copying a long hyperlink. Simply generate a QR code and scan it to take the on-the-go search results with you along.

Have a taste of high technology and be a smart learner.

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Tuesday RefWorks Workshop

(Issue 159/January 2021)

Citation management will no longer be a time-consuming task!

Participate in a Tuesday RefWorks workshop to learn how to export references from SearchPlus and databases, store and organize references, and insert citations in text and essays for your assignment needs.

Register now, to join the Tuesday RefWorks Workshop online.

iGPS unit / ECA hour will be offered.

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Simple Ways to Maintain Professional Connections

(Issue 158/January 2021)

Stay Connected has just been launched in the Subject Guides!

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As part of the Subject Guides, it is a virtual platform where learners can keep abreast of new developments in various subject areas including: to discover recently acquired subject-related materials in the Library, gain insights from professional groups, and immerse in different types of virtual activities.

Simply check the insert image tab under each Subject Guide to reach out to communities and networks worldwide.

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Information Skills Workshops

(Issue 158/January 2021)

Want to make use of various information tools effectively for your study and research work?

The Library has prepared a series of online workshops to help you explore resources available in the Library and beyond – finding scholarly journals, accessing e-books and making use of statistical resources. You can also learn how to develop search strategies, manage citations and many more.

Check out details and register here. We look forward to your participation.

iGPS unit(s) / ECA hour(s) will be offered.

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Workshop for HSUHK Social Innovation Competition

(Issue 157/December 2020)

Getting ready to write a proposal for the HSUHK Social Innovation Competition 2021? Here is your chance to learn how to find useful resources on the three Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Various types of information resources in the Library and beyond will be explored in this special workshop to inspire you with ideas for your social innovation research. In the workshop, our Learning Support Librarian will also introduce materials and a variety of presentation tools that will help you write a proposal and develop pitching skills.

Details as follows:

  • Date: 13 Jan 2021 (Wed)
  • Time: 3 – 4 pm
  • Channel: Microsoft Teams
  • Click here to register.

An iGPS unit / ECA hour is counted.

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