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Lingnan University Library Workshops

2nd Term 2018/19

LIB100: Introducing Library Resources & Information Literacy Skills

Learn how to identify and locate various information resources from the library and on the Internet, strategies on searching various information online and ways to avoid plagiarism, so as to enhance your information literacy competencies. This workshop can be served as part of the preparation for the Information Technology Fluency (ITF) Test. More ... >>

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LIB110: Finding Useful Information in 1-Search

This workshop demonstrates how to use 1-Search to find books, journal, digital commons resource. More ... >>

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LIB120: Introducing Multi-media & Language Learning Resources

Learn effective ways to locate and use local / online multimedia & language learning materials, as well as useful tips for using multimedia equipment. The course also includes a tour for the facilities of the Multimedia and Language Learning Centre at the Library. More ... >>

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LIB150: Locating Statistical Resources

Learn how to find statistical data from some of the popular financial databases as well as websites. It's a must for your quantitative research.  More ... >>

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LIB170_1: Using RefWorks: Basic

Learn the basic of using RefWorks, a bibliographic tool that helps you manage the citations you found in 1-Search and other research databases. You will learn how to create a RefWorks account, directly export the bibliographic records from 1-Search and other resources to RefWorks so you can create your bibliographies/reference lists in different citation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard Style, etc.) instantly. Hands-on practice is available.  More ... >>

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LIB170_2: Using RefWorks: Advanced

Learn some advanced features of using RefWorks. You will learn how to use import filters & manual input to add references from various databases and sources, capture web page data with RefGrab-it, use Write-N-Cite to cite sources & create bibliographies and in text references in Microsoft Word documents, sharing your references and more. Hands-on practice is available. 

NOTE: Participants are required to have a RefWorks account and basic knowledge of RefWorks.  More ... >>

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LIB180: Effective Search Strategies for Assignments

Students will be able to learn how to develop effective search strategies for retrieving library resources, and the importance of using thesaurus terms, Boolean operators and truncation symbols. Students will also grad the knowledge on creating a systematic search strategies. More ... >>

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LIB210: Library Resources for Faculty of Arts studentss

Students will be able to learn how to search for specific resources (including e-databases and web resources) to prepare for assignments for Arts and Humanities courses. Students will also learn the MLA citation format. More ... >>

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LIB220: Library Resources for Faculty of Social Sciences students

Students will be able to learn how to search for specific resources (including e-databases and web resources) to prepare for assignments for Social Sciences courses. Students will also learn the APA citation format. More ... >>

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LIB320: A Basic Guide to SPSS

Students will be able to understand the basic knowledge on using the SPSS, a popular statistical software for data analysis and graph plotting. Sample data set and hands-on exercises will be provided in the workshop. More ... >>

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LIB330: Job Hunting on the WWW

Learn tips and tricks on job hunting skills. Shows how to use job information databases like JIP, JIJIS (Joint Institution Job Information System), Monster to find job openings and locate resources on developing career plan, writing resumes & cover letters and preparing job Interviews, etc. More ... >>

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LIB340: Finding Company Information

Learn how to retrieve financial data, current information, news, articles and analyst reports on companies. Hands-on practice is available.  More ... >>

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LIB410: Osiris - Global Company Financial Information

In this workshop, representatives from Osiris database will give an overview of the functionalities of the database, with some hands-on practices.
Osiris is a financial database that contains information on listed, and major unlisted/delisted companies around the world.

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LIB420: Bloomberg - Professional Financial Data Source

In this workshop, representatives from the Bloomberg will give an overview of the functionalities of the database and tips on searching and downloading financial data, news and reports.
Bloomberg is the leading source of data, news and analytics around the globe. It provides real-time and historical pricing, indicative data, reporting, research, estimates, analytics, portfolio management tools, and electronic communications to the users.

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LIB430: Scopus - Searching for Articles as well as Tracking the Research Trends

In this workshop, representatives from the Scopus database will give an introduction and demonstrate the functions and tips on finding citation information of journal articles.
Scopus is a popular abstract and citation database that contains peer-reviewed literature, scientific journals, books and conference proceedings

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LIB440: Web of Science - A Basic Guide

In this workshop, representatives from the Clarivate Analytics will give an introduction and demonstrate the functions and give out practical tips on using Journal Citation Reports and InCites of the Web of Science.

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LIB450: RatingsDirect on S&P Capital IQ - Integrated Credit Research Platform

In this workshop, representatives from the S&P will demonstrate the functions and give out useful tips on finding credit reports and other resources in the database for financial research. RatingsDirect S&P Capital IQ is a database that provides real-time access to integrated credit research, market information, risk analytics. 

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