Workshops at HKSYU Library

Our workshops welcome all HKSYU students to attend. Come join our workshops and get to know more about the HKSYU library! Academic staffs are also welcome to join, email us at libinfo@hksyu.edu to arrange a private session.

Workshops organised by the Library include:

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Workshops for Academic Research

  1. Introduction of reference tools
  2. Plagiarism and citing resources for research
  3. Introduction of library classification schemes
  4. Finding dissertations and theses

Workshops for using Online Databases & other Digital Resources

  1. A guide to using digital library
  2. How to search news resources
  3. Introduction of Ebrary
  4. Proquest Central and EBSCOhost Databases

Topical Workshops

  1. Resources on English language and literature
  2. Introduction of legal resources
  3. Resources on Chinese Studies
Introduction of reference tools

Different types and formats of reference resources (both print and non-print) available in the Library will be introduced. After the workshop, students will be able to use the reference materials for learning or research.

  1. Encyclopedia
  2. Dictionary
  3. Bibliography
  4. Index
  5. Abstract
  6. Directory
  7. Annual Report
  8. Biographical reference resources
  9. Handbook
  10. Online databases
    • Oxford English Dictionary
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
Resources on English language and literature

Following databases on English language and literature will be introduced to students. After the workshop, students will be able to search the electronic resources on this subject area.

  1. NAXOS Spoken Word Library
  2. Literature Online
  3. Oxford English Dictionary
Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
Introduction of legal resources

The workshop is to introduce the legal resources available in HKSYU Library. Students will be able to retrieve information from both print and electronic legal resources after the workshop.

Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
A guide to using digital library

This workshop introduces the resources and services provided by HKSYU Library. Students will be able to perform the following tasks after completing the workshop.

  1. Renew, reserve the library materials and access the online databases via remote access
  2. Search library catalogue and other Internet resources compiled by the Library
Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
How to search news resources

This workshop introduces the news resources available in HKSYU Library. Students will be able to retrieve news articles from the following resources after the workshop.

  1. Wisenews
  2. Free news websites on Digital Library
  3. Printed newspapers and journals
Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
Introduction of Ebrary

In this workshop, students will learn the following skills to search and retrieve information from Ebrary.

  1. Conduct a search
  2. Browsing E-books
  3. Highlight text and take notes
  4. Creation of bookshelf
  5. How to retrieve full-text
  6. How to evaluate search results
  7. Print, email and cite record
Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
Proquest Central and EBSCOhost Databases

Both Proquest Central and EBSCO are multi-disciplinary databases that consist of various subject areas. In this workshop, students will learn how to search the full text information via the above two databases.

Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
Resources on Chinese studies

In this workshop, students will learn how to search the following electronic databases on Chinese literature, history and philosophy.

  1. 中國期刊全文數據庫
  2. 中國優秀博碩士學位論文全文數據庫
  3. 中國重要會議論文全文數據庫
  4. 漢達文庫
Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
Plagiarism and citing resources for research

In this workshop students will learn:

  1. What plagiarism is and how to avoid it
  2. How to cite information sources in a research paper
Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
Introduction of library classification schemes

This workshop introduces the basics of the Library of Congress (LC) classification system, Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), 中文圖書分類法 and how materials are arranged in HKSYU Library.

Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25
Finding dissertations and theses

Students will be taught how to access the dissertations and theses available in HKSYU Library, other universities in Hong Kong and universities worldwide.

Please submit your application

Where: 6/F Learning Commons
Registrants: 3-25