Library Workshops (January 2024)

The Library has designed practical library workshops to help you get started on your academic journey and support your information-finding needs. Attending these library workshops can help you enhance your information skills and research abilities for your academic studies and assessments. You will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to search, evaluate, and manage valuable information relevant to your studies.

If you missed the opportunity to join the Workshop in October 2023, we strongly recommend that you attend the Library Workshop to enhance your academic skills.

Title

Date & Time

Venue

Registration

 

Effective Searching & Research Skills for Assignment

 

This workshop is designed to teach you efficient searching techniques and research skills that will contribute to the success of your assignments. You will learn advanced search strategies and receive practical tips on finding high-quality resources from the library. Participating in this workshop will enhance your overall research skills.

 

Topic covered:

 

1. Search Strategy:

 

1.          Identify key concepts of the assignment topic

2.          Use synonyms to search

3.          Search Tips: Truncation (*), Wildcards (?) & Phrase searching (“”)

4.          Connect Terms with Boolean Operators: AND & OR

5.          Run the search

 

2. General Tips for Assignment Success:

 

            Enable “Peer-reviewed” option in most Online Databases

            Useful Filters when searching

            Useful Hotkeys

            Recommended Online Databases for specific Subjects

            Recommended Reference Sources for your assignment

 

24 Jan 2024 (Wed)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Cantonese)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

5 Feb 2024 (Mon)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Putonghua)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

6/F Library – Learning Lab

Face-to-Face

Register

 

Zoom

Register

 

Introduction to Citation Management Tool – EndNote

 

The EndNote Workshop is specifically designed for beginners who want to learn how to effectively utilise EndNote 21 for their research and assignments, leading to significant time savings. The workshop offers comprehensive instruction on using EndNote as a reference management tool, covering the basics of collecting, organising, and managing references across different courses. Furthermore, you will learn how to easily generate citations and reference lists in any citation style directly within Microsoft Word.

 

Topics covered:

1. Introduction to EndNote

 

1.          Introduction

2.          Download and Install

3.          Set up your EndNote Library

4.          Adding References

5.          Managing your References

6.          Cite While You Write

 

25 Jan 2024 (Thu)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Cantonese)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

6 Feb 2024 (Tue)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Putonghua)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

6/F Library – Learning Lab

Face-to-Face

Register

 

Zoom

Register

 

Learning APA Citation Style (7th ed.) & Avoiding Plagiarism

 

Citation is a fundamental and essential aspect of academic writing at the university level. Having a solid grasp of citation rules in academic writing will also assist you in preventing unintentional plagiarism. This workshop aims to provide practical instruction on the APA citation style (7th ed.) and techniques to help you avoid unintentional plagiarism in your academic writing.

 

Topics covered:

1. Learning APA Citation Style (7th ed.):

 

1.          Why Cite?

2.          Citation Styles in HKSYU

3.          Basic Format of APA Style

4.          Multiple Authors in APA Style

5.          Citing Different Materials in APA Style

 

2. Avoiding Plagiarism:

1.          What is Plagiarism?

2.          How plagiarism can be detected?

3.          How to avoid plagiarism?

4.          When to cite?

5.          Good Practices to Avoid Plagiarism

 

26 Jan 2024 (Fri)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Cantonese)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

7 Feb 2024 (Wed)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Putonghua)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

6/F Library – Learning Lab

Face-to-Face

Register

 

Zoom

Register

 

Qualtrics for Beginners

 

Qualtrics is a robust online survey tool used for conducting survey research, gathering feedback, or collecting data to support the needs of your department. The Qualtrics Workshop is specifically designed for beginners. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of Qualtrics and develop skills in designing, editing, distributing, and managing a survey project using Qualtrics.

P.S. Registration for this workshop will close one day before the event date since it takes one day to process the registration of a Qualtrics account. Account details will be sent to you prior to the Qualtrics Workshop.

 

Topics covered:

Part 1 – Preparation:


1.          Introduction

2.          Registration

3.          Login

4.          Creating a New Project


Part 2 – Building a Survey:

1.          Adding / Editing / Deleting a Question

2.          Copying a Question

3.          Moving a Question

4.          Auto-Numbering Questions

5.          Logic flow of the Survey (Skip Logic & Display Logic)

6.          Adding a Page Break

7.          Customising the Survey


Part 3 – Publishing the Survey:

1.          Previewing the Survey

2.          Setting Up Email Contacts

3.          Distributing the Survey


Part 4 – Analysing the Data & Reporting:

1.          Viewing the Data

2.          Analysing the Data

3.          Showing the Results & Reporting

 

1 Feb 2024 (Thu)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Cantonese)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

2 Feb 2024 (Fri)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Putonghua)
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (English)

 

6/F Library – Learning Lab

Face-to-Face

Register

 

Zoom

Register

 


Library Workshops (October 2023)

The Library has organised three kinds of Workshops in October 2023. You may access the zoom recording and the PowerPoint to learn the content of the workshop.

Title

Date & Time

Venue

Recordings

PowerPoint (PDF)

 

Effective Searching & Research Skills for Assignment

 

This workshop teaches you how to efficiently search for library materials using advanced search strategies and provides practical tips for finding credible academic resources. It enhances your overall study skills.

 

Topic covered:

 

1. Search Strategy:

 

1.       Identify key concepts of the assignment topic

2.       Use synonyms to search

3.       Search Tips: Truncation (*), Wildcards (?) & Phrase searching (“”)

4.       Connect Terms with Boolean Operators: AND & OR

5.       Run the search

 

2. General Tips for Assignment Success:

 

·         Enable “Peer-reviewed” option in most Online Databases

·         Useful Filters when searching

·         Useful Hotkeys

·         Recommended Online Databases for specific Subjects

·         Recommended Reference Sources for your assignment

 

11 Oct 2023 (Wed)

 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Cantonese)

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

 

16 Oct 2023 (Mon)

 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Putonghua)

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

 

6/F Library – Learning Lab

Cantonese

Link

 

Putonghua

Link

Download

 

Introduction to Citation Management Tools – EndNote

 

Learning how to utilise EndNote can significantly save time when writing papers and assignments. This workshop provides instruction on using EndNote, a reference management tool, starting from the basics of collecting, organising, and managing references across various courses. Additionally, you will learn how to effortlessly generate citations and reference lists in any citation style directly in Microsoft Word.

 

Topics covered:

1. Introduction to EndNote

 

1.      Introduction

2.      Download and Install

3.      Set up your EndNote Library

4.      Adding References

5.      Managing your References

6.      Cite While You Write

 

12 Oct 2023 (Thu)


1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Cantonese)

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Putonghua)

17 Oct 2023 (Tue)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Putonghua)

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (English)

6/F Library – Learning Lab

Cantonese

Link

 

Putonghua

Link

 

English

Link

Download

 

Learning APA Citation Style (7th ed.) & Avoiding Plagiarism

 

Citation is a fundamental and essential aspect of academic writing at the university level. Having a grasp of citation rules in academic writing will also assist you in preventing unintentional plagiarism. This workshop will provide practical instruction on the APA citation style (7th ed.) used in HKSYU academic writing, as well as techniques to avoid unintentional plagiarism.

 

Topics covered:

1. Learning APA Citation Style (7th ed.):

 

1.      Why Cite?

2.      Citation Styles in HKSYU

3.      Basic Format of APA Style

4.      Multiple Authors in APA Style

5.      Citing Different Materials in APA Style

 

2. Avoiding Plagiarism:

1.      What is Plagiarism?

2.      How plagiarism can be detected?

3.      How to avoid plagiarism?

4.      When to cite?

5.      Good Practices to Avoid Plagiarism

 

13 Oct 2023 (Fri)


1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Cantonese)

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

 

18 Oct 2023 (Wed)


1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Putonghua)

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Putonghua)

6/F Library – Learning Lab

Cantonese

Link

 

Putonghua

Link

Download

 


Workshops of E-resources Week

The Library will organise various workshops during the E-resources week to support students ongoing learning needs. All HKSYU undergraduate and postgraduate students are welcome to attend the following library workshops.

Date Time Topic Speaker Language Organization / Database Panopto Video
PPT
18 Sep
(Mon)
10:00 am – 11:30 am Practice English with Road to IELTS & Practical Writing Ms. Charlotte Kwok 
(Business Development Executive)
English Link N/A
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Doing History Research with Gale Databases Mr. Alfred Ng
(Senior Regional Sales Manager)
English Link Gale Primary Source 
Gale Research Complete
19 Sep
(Tue)
10:30 am – 12:00 nn Citation Management with EndNote Ms. Dju-Lyn Chng 
(Senior Customer Success Manager – APAC)
English Link PPT
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Journal Citation Report  Ms. Dju-Lyn Chng 
(Senior Customer Success Manager)
English Link PPT
5:35 pm – 6:20 pm 數碼圖書館 – 資源介紹 Ms. Kiki Li
(Learning Support Librarian)
粵語 Link PPT
20 Sep
(Wed)
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Finding Journal with ProQuest and Other Databases Mr. Gary Man 
(Customer Education Trainer)
English Link PPT
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Using Sage and Explore New Research Techniques Ms. Rosamond Hao
(Assistant Library Faculty Liaison Manager)
English Link PPT
21 Sep
(Thu)
11:00 am – 12:30 pm 慧科新聞資料庫 – 善用大數據研究 Mr. Chris Leung 
(Client Success Manager)
粵語 Link N/A
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Getting Data and Statistic with Statista Ms. Brenda Lim 
(Group Director, Academia & Public Sector)
English Link N/A
5:30 pm – 6:15 pm 精選數據庫和手機應用程式 Ms. Kiki Li
(Learning Support Librarian)
粵語 Link PPT
22 Sep
(Fri)
9:00 am – 10:00 am Pressreader Online – Magazines and Newspapers Mr. David Lau 
(Territory Manager)
English Link N/A
4:00 pm -5:30 pm Finding Journal with EBSCO and Tips for Searching Mr. Evan Shih 
(Senior Training Specialist)
English Link PPT
5:45 pm -6:45 pm 圖書館中文電子數據庫 Ms. Kiki Li
(Learning Support Librarian)
粵語 Link PPT


All HKSYU students and staff, in groups of five or more, are welcome to request the above workshops at a specific date and time to meet their information needs. Please send an email to libinfo@hksyu.edu to make your request.