Library Workshops for Students and Staff: Online Courses and Webinars

Welcome to the new academic year! To support the learning and research needs of students and staff, the Library has developed three online courses and will regularly hold webinars on a variety of topics.

  • Library Online Courses

    The Library has launched THREE online courses on Learn@PolyU and they are tailor-made to the different needs of PolyU students and staff. Each online course has its designated learning outcomes to allow participants to achieve the desired skills and knowledge.

    1. Library Resources and Services for Undergraduate Students (6 Modules)
      Tailor-made for undergraduate students, this course aims to help you utilize library services and resources to complete research assignments.
    1. Library Resources and Services for Postgraduate Students (6 Modules)
      This course aims to equip postgraduate students with skills and knowledge to conduct research for assignments and dissertation, with particular focus on the literature review process, database searching, and finding key research through researcher profiles and more.
    1. Using EndNote (8 Modules)
      This online course is designed for students and staff to get familiar with Endnote. Endnote is a reference management tool for citing and organising references used in your learning and research. This online course aims at helping EndNote users learn the key features about the tool, including how to insert references from different sources and how to easily cite references in Word document, etc.

Registration for the three online courses is now open! Click here or scan the QR code to join us!

  • Library Webinars

    The Library will also hold interactive webinars via Learn@PolyU on various topics starting end of September 2020. Some webinars planned for this semester are …

Essential skills for academic success:

    • Subject-specific database for research in:
      • Biology and Chemistry
      • Business and Finance
      • China Studies
      • Fashion Marketing and Textiles
      • Hospitality and Tourism
    • Citing References and Avoiding Plagiarism
    • Library Resources for CAR Subjects

Academic research and publishing:

    • Using Journal Analyzing Tools to Evaluate Journals
    • Citation Databases – Web of Science and Scopus
    • Publishing 101 – Basics of Academic Journal Publishing

Registration for webinars will be released middle of September so do keep a look out for library emails and website announcements.

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