Information Skills Workshops (Summer Term, 2018-2019)

The Library offers a variety of Orientation Programmes and Information Skills Workshops to help students and staff improve their information research skills. Our Information Skills Workshops will help you learn how to identify, locate, and use information resources effectively and ethically, and improve your awareness of current research resources, tools and strategies. Additionally, the Library organizes workshops that are led by vendor representatives to increase users' understanding of various electronic resources. The sessions are open to all CityU students and staff.

Course Date & Time Registration

EndNote Basics
(Duration: 1 hr. 30 min.)

EndNote is a citation management software tool you can use to store and manage references, and insert in-text citations and a bibliography when writing academic papers.

In this session, users will learn how to:

  • Create a personal library of searchable references
  • Add references to the library from various sources including CityU LibraryFind and Google Scholar
  • Organize references in your EndNote library for easy retrieval
  • Insert citations into a Word document in a preferred style or in a format required by a journal.
  • Register for an EndNote Online account and view some of its major features
16 Aug 2019 (Fri)
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Online Registration
21 Aug 2019 (Wed)
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Online Registration
26 Aug 2019 (Mon)
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Online Registration

Using Library Resources for Newcomers
(Duration: 1 hr.)

CityU LibraryFind provides both simple search interface and advanced searching functionalities for you to find books, media resources, articles, and more, all in one place. This hands-on session will include tips on how to find books and media, how to search and locate scholarly articles, manage your account, request items, and more.

27 Aug 2019 (Tue)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Online Registration
Walk-ins are welcome if seats are available
29 Aug 2019 (Thur)
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Online Registration
Walk-ins are welcome if seats are available
Venue: Library User Education Room (G3611)
Medium of Instruction: English

N.B. The Library reserves the right to cancel any classes with less than 5 registrants.