Information Skills Training Timetable

Using the Library Catalogue
Learn how to use the Library Catalogue

Workshops run for 30 minutes. By the end of the workshops, you will:

  • Know what the Library Catalogue contains.
  • Know how to perform basic searches.
  • Know how to interpret the catalogue record.
  • Know how to make searches more precise.
Date Time Duration Location
Mon 5 April 2021 10:00am 30 mins Online
Mon 12 April  2021 10:00am 30 mins Online
Mon 19 April 2021 10:00am 30 mins Online
Mon 26 April 2021 10:00am 30 mins Online

Finding Journal Articles
Learn how to use databases to find journal articles

Workshops run for 90 minutes. By the end of the workshops, you will:

  • Know why you should use databases to find information for your assignments.
  • Be able to choose an appropriate database for your assignment.
  • Learn how to create an effective search strategy.
  • Know how to retrieve the information you have found.
Date Time Duration Location
Tue 6 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online
Tue 13 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online
Tue 20 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online
Tue 27 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online

Using the Internet for assignments
Learn about effective Internet searching

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Understand what a web browser and a URL are.
  • Know the difference between search engines, subject directories and metasearch tools.
  • Use Google Basic and advanced search tools.
  • Use Google Scholar and find full text.
  • Evaluate web sites.
  • Reference web pages or information from the Internet.
Date Time Duration Location
Wed 7 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online
Wed 14 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online
Wed 21 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online
Wed 28 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online

EndNote Essentials

This online workshop will demonstrate what you need to know to get started with EndNote.

When used correctly EndNote software can help you manage your references and save you time when preparing research papers. This hands-on introductory session, suitable for anyone who wants to understand the fundamentals of EndNote will ensure you know how to:

  • Create an EndNote library
  • Add references manually or by direct export from databases
  • Check your references for accuracy in accordance with your chosen referencing style
  • Organise your library into groups
  • Insert citations into a Word document
  • Format a bibliography (reference list) in a chosen style
  • Troubleshoot problems
Date Time Duration Location
Thu 8 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online
Thu 15 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online
Thu 22 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online
Thu 29 April 2021 10:00am 90 mins Online

Book A Class

To book a class, please fill in the Information Skills Training Form.

The Limit of participant is only 20 persons for every class.

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