Library Skills Workshops

The Library offers a range of workshops for staff and students to acquire more essential library skills for studies and research. Students will get scores for the Experiential Learning and Achievements Transcript (ELAT) by joining library workshops. Please contact the Academic and Learning Support on 2948 6653 or email to libclass@eduhk.hk for more details.

Certificate

For students, a digital Information Literacy Certificate will be awarded under the “Information Literacy Award Programme” if you join three or more workshops in an academic year.
For PhD/EdD students or academic/teaching staff, all workshops are categorized as part of the Certificate Course “Introduction to Teaching Higher Education” under Theme IV: Learning and Teaching Support.

Library Workshops
Makerspace Workshops
Previous Workshops
Orientation Workshops

All slides and recordings are for EdUHK staff and students access only.


Library Workshops

TitleDate & TimeVenueLanguageRegistration
Avoiding Plagiarism and Citing Sources of Information
PPT / Video recording

To cover the basics of academic honesty, this workshop will show you how plagiarism can easily be avoided in research and studies with different examples of using information ethically. Proper methods in writing APA format citations in research papers and assignments will also be demonstrated.
26 Jan 2024 (Fri)
11:30 – 12:30
e-Learning Studio, 2/F, MMW Library
EnglishCompleted
7 Mar 2024 (Thu)
16:30-17:30
OnlineEnglishRegister
Discovering Journal Metrics
PPT

Offer an overview of journal-level metrics, focusing on journal impact factors and normalized metrics. The workshop explains popular metrics such as Journal Impact Factor (JIF) and CiteScore, their calculation methods, and their pros and cons. It also introduces the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and Scopus databases as sources of citation metrics. Besides, it introduces normalized metrics like JCI, SJR, and SNIP, which provide a fair assessment of a journal's performance across disciplines.
31 Jan 2024 (Wed)
14:30-15:30
OnlineEnglishCompleted
Exploring iSearch
PPT / Animation

This workshop will cover all the tricks, secrets, practical searching skills and everything you need to know on locating books, journal articles, audio-visual materials, reports and dissertations quickly and effectively.
18 Jan 2024 (Thu)
11:00 – 12:00
e-Learning Studio, 2/F, MMW LibraryEnglishCompleted
Finding Dissertations
PPT

Find out how you can locate dissertations and theses effectively from local and international universities that are relevant to your research work by using both Library and web resources. Database research skills for writing literature reviews will be presented, covering English and Chinese language materials.
1 Feb 2024 (Thu)
11:00-12:00
e-Learning Studio, 2/F, MMW LibraryEnglish and CantoneseCompleted
22 Feb 2024 (Thu)
15:30-16:30
OnlineEnglish and CantoneseCompleted
Finding Hong Kong History
PPT

Other than the information available in the library collection, what else can you search for Hong Kong history? This workshop shows you where to go on the Internet.
14 Mar 2024 (Thu)
14:30-15:30
OnlineCantoneseRegister
Learning RefWorks – the Web-based Bibliographic Management Tool
PPT / Guide/ Video recording

RefWorks is an online research materials manager to manage and store the information resources needed for your coursework and research. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how to create an account, export and import references and citations, organize references into folders, insert in-text references and create a bibliography in APA or other citation styles into a Word document by using Write-N-Cite.
17 Jan 2024 (Wed)
17:30 – 18:30
OnlineEnglishCompleted
6 Mar 2024 (Wed)
11:30-12:30
e-Learning Studio, 2/F, MMW LibraryCantoneseRegister
Locating News Resources
PPT

Learn how to use the Library’s e-newspapers databases including WisersOne, South China Morning Post, Factiva, and other Internet resources to locate news articles.
28 Feb 2024 (Wed)
11:00-12:00
e-Learning Studio, 2/F, MMW LibraryEnglishRegister
Searching Strategies and Tools for Academic Research
PPT

This workshop will equip you with essential strategies and tools to optimize your research process and discover relevant, high-quality resources for your academic research. Topics covered: Searching Strategies, Finding Articles in Academic Databases, Online Tools for Academic Research and Tools To Speed Up Full-Text Access.
25 Jan 2024 (Thu)
11:30-12:30
e-Learning Studio, 2/F, MMW LibraryEnglishCompleted
13 Mar 2024 (Wed)
17:30-18:30
OnlineEnglishRegister
Using Citation Databases to Explore Your Research Topic
PPT / Video recording

Other than the information available in the library collection, what else can you search for Hong Kong history? This workshop shows you where to go on the Internet.
20 Mar 2024 (Wed)
11:00-12:00
OnlineEnglishRegister
中港台電子期刊數據庫
PPT / Video recording

介紹中文電子期刊服務 (華藝線上圖書館)、中國知網 (CNKI)、漢籍電子文獻資料庫、學術引用文獻資料庫 (ACI) 及香港中文期刊論文索引等多個中港台文獻資料數據庫。
21 Feb 2024 (Wed)
10:30-11:30
e-Learning Studio, 2/F, MMW LibraryMandarinCompleted

Webinar/Workshop Hosted by Database Vendor

TitleDate & TimeVenueLanguageRegistration
Publishing Open Access in a Springer Nature Journal
Speaker: Kayleb Barclay, Open Access Coordinator & Irina Jin, Account Development Manager

Find out more about OA agreements and whether you may be entitled to publish OA with your fees covered
17 Jan 2024 (Wed)
16:00 – 17:00
Online
EnglishCompleted
Mastering EBSCO database: Effective Search Strategies and Advanced Research Techniques
Speaker: Mr. Evan Shih, Senior Training Specialist, EBSCO Information Services

This workshop covers an introduction to EBSCO and its databases, navigating the interface, constructing effective search queries, utilizing advanced search features, managing references, and exploring additional tools like EBSCO Passport and the Mobile App.
23 Feb 2024 (Fri)
14:30-15:30
OnlineEnglishCompleted

Makerspace Workshops

Makerspace workshops are highly interactive workshops that help you explore how different software, devices, and tools can boost your creativity.

TitleDate & TimeVenueLanguageRegistration
雷射切割及雕刻初體驗 (復活節手機座設計)
Laser Cutting/Engraving for Beginners
透過示範及實驗,讓同學們懂得基本軟件操作 (不包括雷射切割機操作) :
1.介紹圖書館的雷射切割雕刻服務及流程
2. 學習使用Inkscape繪圖軟件製作簡單圖像
3. 簡單設計手機座
15 Mar 2024 (Fri)
13:00 – 14:00
STEM Room, 2/F, MMW Library
CantoneseRegister
22 Mar 2024 (Fri)
14:30 – 15:30
STEM Room, 2/F, MMW Library
CantoneseRegister
3D Printing (PPT)Nov 2022STEM Room, 2/F, MMW Library
CantoneseCompleted
Introduction to Using Small Unmanned Aircraft (PPT)Sep 2022STEM Room, 2/F, MMW Library
CantoneseCompleted
Online Workshop on MAKAR AR/VR Editing Platform
(Video recording Part1 / Part2 / Part3 / Part4)
Dec 2020STEM Room, 2/F, MMW Library
CantoneseCompleted

Previous Workshops

  • Library Workshop for SSC3132 (PPT)
  • Library Workshop for SSC6323 (PPT)
  • Library Workshop for SSC3058 (PPT)
  • Library Workshop for INS4059 (PPT)
  • CNKI (中國知網) (Slides)
  • Making Your Research Easier with Scopus (JULAC Webinar Series) (Video recording)
  • Using Google Effectively for Academic Research (PPT / Animation)

Orientation Workshops

  • For staff: Introducing Library Services (PDF)
  • For student: Library Orientation for Students (PPT) / Library Survival Guide for New Students (Video)
[All slides and recordings are for EdUHK staff and students access only]

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