Monday, 2 March 2009

Library Workshops

Workshops held in the library this week:

Finding More on the Web

This tutorial is designed to help you get better results when you search the Internet. Searching the Internet is a lot trickier than it looks. Even if you are getting good results, chances are you could get even better ones.

Workshop Times

Tuesday 3 March 2.00pm
Thursday 5 March 10am

Tuesday 3rd March 10am

Web 2.0 tools explained

Common Web2.0 tools such as social bookmarking, tagging and RSS feeds can be used to effectively manage resources and research for your assignments. Blogs and Wiki’s are common tools used to communicate and manage information and can be an effective assessment tool. After this session you will be able to use tools such as iGoogle, and learnJCU blogs and wiki’s to help you study for and complete your assignments.

Workshop times

Wednesday 4 March 4.00pm
- Library Infohelp Training Room

Finding Journal Articles

Journal articles are excellent sources of information for assignments and essays. Impress your lecturers by finding journal articles not on your reading list!

This session will guide you through the process of accessing and searching the Library's journal databases, which provide references to journal articles and sometimes the full text. After attending this session you will be able to search databases relevant to your subject area and retrieve journal articles.

Workshop Times

Tuesday 3rd March 3pm
Friday 6 March 2pm

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