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
Tue 10 Sept 2019 10:00am 30 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area
Tue 17 Sept 2019
10:00am 30 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area
Tue 24 Sept 2019
10:00am 30 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area

 

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
Wed 11 Sept 2019 10:00am 90 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area
Wed 18 Sept 2019 10:00am 90 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area
Wed 25 Sept 2019 10:00am 90 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area

 

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
Thu 12 Sept 2019 10:00am 90 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area
Thu 19 Sept 2019 10:00am 90 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area
Thu 26 Sept 2019 10:00am 90 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area

 

Saturday Workshops
Learn how to find journal articles and other library resources

– Library workshop for students who can’t get to the library during the week.

– Covers how to use databases effectively and finding the library resources needed to complete assignments.

By the end of the class, you will:

  • Know how to search the library catalogue.
  • Learn how to create an effective search strategy.
  • Be able to choose an appropriate database for your assignment.
  • Know how to use databases to find information for your assignments.
  • Know how to retrieve the information you have found.
Date Time Duration Location
Sat 14 Sept 2019 10:30am 90 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area
Sat 21 Sept 2019 10:30am 90 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area
Sat 28 Sept 2019 10:30am 90 mins Library Level 1 Computer Area

 

**To book a class, please fill in the Information Skills Training Form HERE.
** The Limit of participant is only 20 persons for every class.

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