Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Advanced Writing and Research Skills Workshp

Would you like to take your writing to the next level? Are you looking to produce a higher standard of work? Are you thinking of taking Honours or moving into Postgraduate studies next year?

The JCU Learning Advisers and Librarians will jointly offer a 2-hour Advanced Writing and Research Skills workshop in Week 3 (to be repeated in Week 4) in Study Period 2.

This writing workshop is designed to build up your academic writing skills and help you achieve a higher standard of writing and research.
Details of the workshop:

Advanced Writing and Research Skills

This is a workshop jointly presented by Learning Advisers and Librarians.
Where:Infohelp Training Room, 3rd floor Library
When:Tuesday (9 Aug.) 7.00pm – 9.00pm OR Thursday (18 Aug.) 5.00pm – 7.00pm (repeat session)
Cost:$10.00 (non-refundable)includes tea/coffee and biscuits
For more information about this workshop and an application form please email Kellie Johns (kellie.johns@jcu.edu.au) or phone Kellie on 47816192.

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Library Study Period 2 - Opening Hours

The Library's Opening Hours during semester (starting 25th July) are:

Townsville:
  • Monday - Thursday 8am-10.30pm;
  • Friday 8am-6pm;
  • Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
Cairns:
  • Monday - Thursday 8am-9pm;
  • Friday 8am-6pm;
  • Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Cairns Campus Library closed for Cairns Show Day

The Cairns Campus Library will be closed on Friday 22nd July for the Cairns Show Day holiday. See Library Hours web page for Townsville and Cairns Library Inter-Semester/ Block mode opening hours.

Monday, July 18, 2011

InfoHelp Tutorials

Discover how to use email, find information for assignments and surf the web! InfoHelp Tutorials start this week and are free. All students are welcome to attend. See full details and session times for Townsville and Cairns.

Sessions starting in O-week include:

Townsville:
• Library Orientation Tours
• Studying@JCU: essential information on the web
• Top Ten Assignment Research Tips
• Getting Connected: hands on skills for JCU Online
• Finding More on the Web

Find out why, when and where to attend

Cairns:
• Library Orientation Tours
• Studying@JCU: essential information on the web
• Getting Connected @ JCU: Hands on skills for JCU online (bookings recommended)
• Top Ten Assignment Research Tips

Find out why, when and where to attend

Orientation - an Infohelp Survival Guide

Visit our website and find out:

How to use email
How to find readings for your subject
When your lectures are on
How to do better assignments and much more...

Orientation - an InfoHelp Survival Guide

Saturday, July 9, 2011

New French Resources

There's a review of some new French resources over on the library's FAESS blog:

Side by Side French & English Grammar, by C. Frederick Farrell Jr., and Easy French Reader, by R. de Roussy de Sales.

Why not go over to the blog and read the reviews?