Help your students get a head start with library skills.

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Have your students had asked you how to use the Library or EndNote? The Library’s Online Library Workshops will introduce your students to a range of resources and services to help them with their studies. The workshops will run in February and March, students can register online.

Introduction to Library Services (1 hr) – Discover the range of Library services available for both on-campus and online students with this introductory workshop.

Finding Online Journal Articles (1 hr) – This introductory workshop will explain, the importance of journal articles for your studies, how to interpret a journal article citation, how to find scholarly journal articles in Primo Search, Google Scholar and Library databases, what ‘peer-reviewed’ means and how to check that a journal article is peer-reviewed.

Using Library Databases (1 hr) – Build upon the research skills you learned in our Finding Online Journal Articles workshop and explore the features of two Library database platforms: EBSCOhost and Informit.

Advanced Library Databases (1 hr) – This workshop covers advanced searching, and the more sophisticated features of databases, in the EBSCOhost platform and the citation database, Scopus.

Using eBooks (1 hr) – Learn how to locate an eBook using Primo Search, read an eBook online, utilise an eBook: download, copy and print options.

EndNote (1 hr) – EndNote is the popular bibliographic management software that is available free to Charles Sturt users in either a PC or Mac version. Learn how to find and download EndNote, create an EndNote Library, and add references manually, import references from online sources and edit them to comply with APA style, attach PDFs to references and annotate the PDFs, use EndNote in Word.

Protect Yourself Online (1 hr) – Learn tips and strategies for safely participating in online communities, and legally and effectively managing your online information.

Promote Yourself Online  (1 hr) – Stand out from the crowd by cultivating and maintaining a proactive and professional online presence. In this workshop we’ll discuss the dos and don’ts of professional online profiles and what this would look like using LinkedIn and Twitter.