Category: User Education

Handy Research Tools for Your Studies

(Issue 191/October 2022)

Subject guides prepared by the Library aim to help your studies and paper writing, which contain rich information on updated resources for different programmes in the University, including the new ones like Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Some of the guides focus on a specific theme, such as Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Resources. Subject guides can help you to find recently published printed and electronic books, peer-reviewed journals, databases, and statistics. Explore and make use of them for your academic success!

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Information Skills Workshops

(Issue 189/September 2022)

Whether you want to acquire or sharpen basic information skills, Information Skills Workshops with various topics, ranging from searching Library resources to techniques of handling citations and visualizing research data, are right there for you.

iGPS unit (s) will be offered. Register now for a chance to win a $50 book coupon if you are the student who has attended most workshops this semester.

Don’t miss to join Learning Journey@Library as you have already completed one of the four easy missions by attending the workshop. Just finish the remaining three simple tasks to get an ice cream coupon!

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Library Orientation for New Students

(Issue 188/August 2022)

Welcome to the HSUHK family! Get well-prepared for a new chapter of university life by joining Library Orientation. You will learn about the resources, services, and facilities offered by the Library as well as how to utilize them for your studies.

  • Date: 5 – 7 Sep 2022 (Year One entrants), 8 – 9 Sep 2022 (Senior Year entrants)
  • Time: 11 am – 12 pm
  • Venue: E-Learning Classroom (A114, 1/F of the Library)

An iGPS unit will be offered. Register now for a session that best fits your schedule. Walk-ins are also welcome. Enroll to complete one of the four missions in the Learning Journey@Library so you can win an ice cream coupon!

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Support for Corporate Governance Paper Competition

(Issue 186/June 2022)

Learning is extended outside the classroom. So is the Library’s support!

The HKCGI Corporate Governance Paper Competition is organized by The Hong Kong Chartered Governance Institute (HKCGI) to promote awareness of business ethics and governance principles. In collaboration with the Department of Accountancy, our Learning Support Librarian delivered a talk in the briefing session for BBA-CGC and BBA-PA students on 30 May 2022. The sharing not only covered handy research skills but also introduced library resources on relevant subjects. Students were equipped with essential skills for kick-starting the project by selecting an interesting topic based on research results and finding useful resources to support their ideas in the paper.

Wishing all participants enjoy the learning process. Librarians are here to stand by you.

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Power You up in Managing Citations

(Issue 185/May 2022)

Are you overloaded with a huge mass of citation information and desperate for a way out?

A newly designed interactive tutorial Citing Sources Properly and Efficiently in Referencing and Citation Guide enriches your knowledge in managing citations. With drag and drop exercises, flashcard games and self-explanatory short videos, you can have a clear understanding of citation styles and get tips on reference management so as to avoid plagiarism skillfully.

Go for it and be a citation expert!

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Avoiding Plagiarism

(Issue 184/April 2022)

Learning about avoiding plagiarism is crucial but does not mean confusing or boring. The Library has prepared a new tutorial with the technology tool of H5P for the Referencing and Citation Guide which is both educational and fun. You will know about how to use information ethically and avoid plagiarism not only by viewing informative slides, but also by taking part in various interactive activities, such as scenario questions, flashcard games and quizzes.

Experience the tutorial for avoiding plagiarism now.

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Boost Your Information Literacy Skills

(Issue 183/April 2022)

Hands are tied over lots of assignments? Here comes one of the solutions! This Information Skills Boost Workshop walks you through searching skills for high-quality sources, formatting citations and keeping updated in your field. Join now and give yourself a boost before submitting final essays!

  • Date: 21 Apr 2022 (Thu)
  • Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 nn
  • Channel: Microsoft Teams

iGPS unit / ECA hour will be offered.

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