Special Booking Arrangement for CREATE! users


Please note that reservations of 3D Printing, 3D Scanning, Laser Cutting, Project Mapping, and Physical Computer Kit services cannot be made using the Booking System at the moment. To reserve, please send email to libemt@cityu.edu.hk or call us at 3442 6963, and specify your desired date and timeslot for a particular service. Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

 

Information Skills Workshops (Semester B, 2019-2020)

The Information Skills Workshops aim to help our users sharpen their information research skills, identify, locate, and use information resources effectively and ethically, and improve their awareness of current research resources, tools, and strategies. The sessions are open to all CityU students and staff.

Zoom a Library Workshop Date & Time Registration

Citing Sources and Preventing Plagiarism (APA)
(Duration: 1 hr.)

You will learn how to use information ethically. The workshop addresses what does and does not constitute plagiarism, and when and how to cite sources properly. APA citation style will be used as example.

07 May 2020 (Thu)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Register

Advanced EndNote – An Interactive Session
(Duration: 1 hr.)

EndNote has some advanced features that can help to make the research process more effective and flexible, and save your time.

This interactive workshop includes demonstrations as well as hands-on practice and discussions.

In this session, you will learn how to:

  • Keep EndNote library references up-to-date and organized
  • Work effectively with PDF documents
  • Edit an output style
  • Share references with others

Participants should have previously attended a regular EndNote workshop before joining this session.

08 May 2020 (Fri)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Register

Using Factiva
(Duration: 30 min.)

Factiva is a current international news and company database owned by Dow Jones. In this session, we will learn how to:

  • Use Factiva to search for news articles published in specific sources.
  • Use appropriate search operators to construct effective simple and advanced searches.
  • Locate company information in trade and news articles from Factiva. 
12 May 2020 (Tue)
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Register

EndNote for Mac – Consultation Session
(Duration: 1 hr.)

After EndNote for Mac I & II in April, you may have some questions in using EndNote on Mac. This session will serve as consultation for you to ask questions via Zoom with a librarian.

13 May 2020 (Wed)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Register

Citing Sources and Preventing Plagiarism (IEEE)
(Duration: 1 hr.)

You will learn how to use information ethically. The workshop addresses what does and does not constitute plagiarism, and when and how to cite sources properly. IEEE citation styles will be used as example.

20 May 2020 (Wed)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Register

Locating Theses & Dissertations
(Duration: 30 min.)

You will learn how to locate dissertations and theses that are relevant to your research topics using both CityU LibraryFind and subscribed databases. You will be introduced to ProQuest Dissertation and Theses A&I.

21 May 2020 (Thu)
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Register

EndNote App for iPad
(Duration: 1 hr.)

The EndNote app allows you to access your EndNote libraries from multiple devices, such as iPad, so that you can conduct research everywhere. In this session, you will learn how to:

  • sync your EndNote iPad app with your EndNote Online account
  • add references to your EndNote library
  • search, organize, and share your references
  • download PDFs for offline reading
  • create a temporary citation

Participants should have previously attended a regular EndNote workshop before coming to this session.

22 May 2020 (Fri)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Finding Employer Information for Job Seeker
(Duration: 1 hr.)

In this session, you will be able to identify a freely available online tool or website where you can find employer information, and name a relevant library business database to search for employer information.

27 May 2020 (Wed)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Register

Using Chinese Language Databases (CNKI)
(Duration: 1 hr.)

In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Access the Library homepage to locate Chinese language databases and ebooks.
  • Use appropriate search operators to construct effective simple and advanced searches in CNKI databases.
  • Evaluate the quality of journals in CNKI to identify highly impactful publications.
  • Use CNKI reference resources to find relevant information.

Language: Mandarin and English

28 May 2020 (Thu)
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Register
Format: To be conducted through Zoom
Medium of Instruction: English

N.B. The Library reserves the right to cancel any classes due to low enrolment.
A Zoom link will be e-mailed to registrants at least 1 day in advance.

Free Online Training Series from Clarivate Date & Time Registration
Clarivate will provide a series of online training covering Web of Science, EndNote, Biosis Citation Index, and more. April - May 2020 Register
Format: Online
Medium of Instruction: Chinese