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Lingnan University Library Workshops

1st Term 2017/18

LIB100: Introducing Library Resources & Information Literacy Skills

Target Audience::Suitable for students from Dept. of Accountancy, Dept. of Computing & Decision Sciences, Dept. of Finance & Insurance, Dept. of Management and Dept. of Marketing & International BusinessSuitable for students from Dept. of ChineseSuitable for students from Dept. of EnglishSuitable for students from Dept. of HistorySuitable for students from Dept. of Philosophy and Dept. of Visual StudiesSuitable for students from Dept. of Applied Psychology, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Political Science and Dept. of Sociology and Social PolicySuitable for students from Dept. of Translation

Learn how to identify and locate various information resources from the library and on the Internet, strategies on searching various information online and ways to avoid plagiarism, so as to enhance your information literacy competencies. This workshop can be served as part of the preparation for the Information Technology Fluency (ITF) Test. More ... >>

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LIB110: New 1-Search

Target Audience::Suitable for students from Dept. of Accountancy, Dept. of Computing & Decision Sciences, Dept. of Finance & Insurance, Dept. of Management and Dept. of Marketing & International BusinessSuitable for students from Dept. of ChineseSuitable for students from Dept. of EnglishSuitable for students from Dept. of HistorySuitable for students from Dept. of Philosophy and Dept. of Visual StudiesSuitable for students from Dept. of Applied Psychology, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Political Science and Dept. of Sociology and Social PolicySuitable for students from Dept. of Translation

This workshop demonstrates how to use 1-Search to find books, journal, digital commons resource. More ... >>

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LIB120: Introducing Multi-media & Language Learning Resources

Target Audience:Suitable for students from Dept. of Accountancy, Dept. of Computing & Decision Sciences, Dept. of Finance & Insurance, Dept. of Management and Dept. of Marketing & International BusinessSuitable for students from Dept. of ChineseSuitable for students from Dept. of EnglishSuitable for students from Dept. of HistorySuitable for students from Dept. of Philosophy and Dept. of Visual StudiesSuitable for students from Dept. of Applied Psychology, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Political Science and Dept. of Sociology and Social PolicySuitable for students from Dept. of Translation

Learn effective ways to locate and use local / online multimedia & language learning materials, as well as useful tips for using multimedia equipment. The course also includes a tour for the facilities of the Multimedia and Language Learning Centre at the Library. More ... >>

 

 

LIB130: Locating News Resources

Target Audience:Suitable for students from Dept. of Accountancy, Dept. of Computing & Decision Sciences, Dept. of Finance & Insurance, Dept. of Management and Dept. of Marketing & International BusinessSuitable for students from Dept. of ChineseSuitable for students from Dept. of EnglishSuitable for students from Dept. of HistorySuitable for students from Dept. of Philosophy and Dept. of Visual StudiesSuitable for students from Dept. of Applied Psychology, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Political Science and Dept. of Sociology and Social PolicySuitable for students from Dept. of Translation

Learn how to search news databases like WiseNews, LexisNexis Academic, Factiva, South China Morning Post, etc. to find news articles. Free online news resources are also discussed. Hands-on practice is available. More >>

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LIB150: Locating Statistical Resources

Target Audience:Suitable for students from Dept. of Accountancy, Dept. of Computing & Decision Sciences, Dept. of Finance & Insurance, Dept. of Management and Dept. of Marketing & International BusinessSuitable for students from Dept. of Applied Psychology, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Political Science and Dept. of Sociology and Social Policy

Learn how to find statistical data from some of the popular financial databases as well as websites. It's a must for your quantitative research.  More ... >>

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LIB170_1: Using RefWorks: Basic

Target Audience:Suitable for students from Dept. of Accountancy, Dept. of Computing & Decision Sciences, Dept. of Finance & Insurance, Dept. of Management and Dept. of Marketing & International BusinessSuitable for students from Dept. of ChineseSuitable for students from Dept. of EnglishSuitable for students from Dept. of HistorySuitable for students from Dept. of Philosophy and Dept. of Visual StudiesSuitable for students from Dept. of Applied Psychology, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Political Science and Dept. of Sociology and Social PolicySuitable for students from Dept. of Translation

Learn the basic of using RefWorks, a bibliographic tool that helps you manage the citations you found in 1-Search and other research databases. You will learn how to create a RefWorks account, directly export the bibliographic records from 1-Search and other resources to RefWorks so you can create your bibliographies/reference lists in different citation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard Style, etc.) instantly. Hands-on practice is available.  More ... >>

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LIB170_2: Using RefWorks: Advanced

Target Audience:Suitable for students from Dept. of Accountancy, Dept. of Computing & Decision Sciences, Dept. of Finance & Insurance, Dept. of Management and Dept. of Marketing & International BusinessSuitable for students from Dept. of ChineseSuitable for students from Dept. of EnglishSuitable for students from Dept. of HistorySuitable for students from Dept. of Philosophy and Dept. of Visual StudiesSuitable for students from Dept. of Applied Psychology, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Political Science and Dept. of Sociology and Social PolicySuitable for students from Dept. of Translation

Learn some advanced features of using RefWorks. You will learn how to use import filters & manual input to add references from various databases and sources, capture web page data with RefGrab-it, use Write-N-Cite to cite sources & create bibliographies and in text references in Microsoft Word documents, sharing your references and more. Hands-on practice is available. 

NOTE: Participants are required to have a RefWorks account and basic knowledge of RefWorks.  More ... >>

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Remarks 

  Suitable for students from Dept. of Accountancy, Dept. of Computing & Decision Sciences, Dept. of Finance & Insurance, Dept. of Management and Dept. of Marketing & International Business

  Suitable for students from Dept. of Chinese

  Suitable for students from Dept. of English

  Suitable for students from Dept. of History

  Suitable for students from Dept. of Philosophy and Dept. of Visual Studies

  Suitable for students from Dept. of Applied Psychology, Dept. of Cultural Studies, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Political Science and Dept. of Sociology and Social Policy

  Suitable for students from Dept. of Translation