Library Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2018 (Jan – Mar)

Date: 
22/01/2018 to 22/03/2018

Time spent on the Library workshops today equals time saved later! Attend the following workshops to learn more about Library resources that support your study and research needs.

Searching Skills Series

Program 1: Finding Information in Social Sciences

Introduces library resources on Social Sciences and demonstrates how to identify a research question and search related materials.

18 Jan (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]
24 Jan (Wed) 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Program 2: Finding Business Information

Introduces the library resources on Business and demonstrates how to find articles, company information, financial data, industry profiles, and market research reports.

18 Jan (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]
30 Jan (Tue) 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Program 3: Finding Information in Humanities

Introduces library resources on Humanities and demonstrates how to identify a research question and search related materials.

23 Jan (Tue) 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]
1 Feb (Thu) 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Program 4: Finding Education Information

Introduces the library resources on Education and demonstrates the searching techniques of various education databases.

24 Jan (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]
30 Jan (Tue) 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Program 5: Finding Information about Hong Kong

Introduces the searching of different types of Hong Kong materials on various subjects in the CUHK Libraries.

25 Jan (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]
31 Jan (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]

IT Skills Series

Program 6: Get Started with Adobe Photoshop

Introduces the basic functions of Photoshop's Tool Bar, File Menu and Color Palettes. Participants can turn a dull photo into a masterpiece by using the functions of scaling, adding text, saturating and more.

8 Mar (Thu) 2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Quota: 24
Language: Cantonese

Program 7: Get Started with 3D Printing, Scanning and Modeling Techniques Workshop

Introduces the basic techniques of creating 3D models for 3D printing. Participants may have the chance to build their own figurines by using Blender (open source 3D creation software), and the Structure Sensor 3D scanner.

6 Feb (Tue) 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Speaker: Mr. Chris Leung (Marketing Director, DTSL Group)
Quota: 24

Assignment Season Series

Program 8: Internet and Research

Demonstrates how to find quality information on the Internet for your study and research.

6 Feb (Tue) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  [Click here to register]
28 Feb (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Program 9: Literature Review for a Successful Paper

Demonstrates how to make use of the collected materials from a literature review and addresses research questions in writing a paper.

7 Feb (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  [Click here to register]
6 Mar (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Program 10: Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism

Introduces the concept of plagiarism with real world examples and explains what should and should not be done when citing references in academic writing.

1 Feb (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  [Click here to register]
7 Mar (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Program 11: Managing Reference Citations with RefWorks

Demonstrates how to use RefWorks, a web-based bibliography management tool, to produce bibliographies and in-text references in a variety of citation styles (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.).

28 Feb (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  [Click here to register]
13 Mar (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Job Hunting & Further Studies

Program 12: Electronic Resources for Job Hunting and Further Studies

Demonstrates related web resources and databases for users who aspire to enhance their career prospects or are contemplating further studies in Hong Kong and abroad.

14 Mar (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]
21 Mar (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.  [Click here to register]

Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese, but will change to English when there is any student who does not know Cantonese.

Enquiries: email to eref@lib.cuhk.edu.hk

*Two sessions with different time slots may be grouped together if the enrolment rate is low.