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Support for Your Studies Off Campus During COVID-19: Online Workshops

Library Online Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2021 -- Searching Skills Series

Searching Skills Series

 

All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to join the following library online workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to join if they wish.

Searching Skills Series

Program 3: Finding Information about Hong Kong
Introduces the searching of different types of Hong Kong materials on various subjects in the CUHK Libraries.

Date: 2 Feb 2021 (Tue) 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
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Medium of Instruction:
Cantonese, but will change to English when there is any student who does not know Cantonese.

Enquiries: Email to eref@lib.cuhk.edu.hk

Library Online Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2021 -- Job Hunting & Further Studies Series

From Searching for Information to Writing Personal Statements

All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to join the following library online workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to join if they wish.

Job Hunting & Further Studies Series

Program 1: All You Need to Know about Preparation for Further Studies – From Searching for Information to Writing Personal Statements
A "Personal Statement" is an important vehicle through which you introduce yourself to a third party for a specific purpose - enrolling in a graduate school, applying for a scholarship, etc. This workshop aims at introducing the skills to write good Personal Statements for academic purposes. It will also introduce the resources available in the Library for further studies.

Date: 28 Jan 2021 (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Speakers:
Ms. Sharon Wong, Assistant Lecturer, Independent Learning Centre
Ms. Lily KO, Head, Learning Services, CUHK Library
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
Language: English
Enquiries: Email to eref@lib.cuhk.edu.hk
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Library Online Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2021 -- Assignment Season Series

Assignment Season Series

All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to join the following library online workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to join if they wish.

Assignment Season Series

Program 1: Literature Review for a Successful Paper
Demonstrates how to make use of the collected materials from a literature review and addresses research questions in writing a paper.

Date: 25 Feb 2021 (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
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Program 2: Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism -- The Basics
This workshop introduces the concept of plagiarism with real world examples and explains what should and should not be done when citing references in academic writing.

Date: 4 Mar 2021 (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
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Date: 27 May 2021 (Thu) 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
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Date: 9 June 2021 (Wed) 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
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Date: 7 July 2021 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
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Program 3: Acknowledging the Sources – RefWorks Hands-on Experience
This workshop demonstrates how to use RefWorks, a web-based bibliography management tool, to produce bibliographies and in-text references in a variety of citation styles (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.).

Date: 18 Mar 2021 (Thu) 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
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Program 4: Managing Reference Citations with EndNote
Demonstrates how to use EndNote, a tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references on the Windows and Macintosh desktop.

Date: 23 Mar 2021 (Tue) 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
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Medium of Instruction:
Cantonese, but will change to English when there is any student who does not know Cantonese.

Enquiries: Email to eref@lib.cuhk.edu.hk

Library Online Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2021 -- Academic Honesty Series

Academic Honesty Series

All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to join the following library online workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to join if they wish.

Academic Honesty Series

Demonstrating Academic Honesty in University Writing Assignments
Two essential academic skills in university writing are quoting and paraphrasing. In this in depth workshop, you will first see examples of texts and discuss what constitutes plagiarism, if any, in each case. The respective advantages of quoting and paraphrasing will be looked into. Direct quoting and paraphrasing skills which help you demonstrate academic honesty will be discussed and practised. Finally, RefWorks, a web-based bibliography management tool, will be introduced and you will know the way which helps you manage the citations easily.

Date: 2 Mar 2021 (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Speakers:
Dr. Yvonne LOONG, Senior Lecturer and Acting Director, Independent Learning Centre
Ms. Lily KO, Head, Learning Services, CUHK Library
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
Language: English
Enquiries: Email to eref@lib.cuhk.edu.hk
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Library Online Workshops for Undergraduate Students 2021 -- Job Hunting & Further Studies Series

From Searching for Information to Composing CVs & Attending Interviews

All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to join the following library online workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to join if they wish.

Job Hunting & Further Studies Series

Program 2: All You Need to Know about Job Hunting - From Searching for Information to Composing CVs & Attending Interviews
The workshop aims at heightening participants’ awareness of how to search for industry and job information, how to compose their CV to increase their employability, and how to present themselves in the best manner in both in-person and video interviews. Common mistakes to avoid and useful language tips will be shared in the workshop as well.

Date: 10 Mar 2021 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Speakers:
Dr. Yvonne LOONG, Senior Lecturer and Acting Director, Independent Learning Centre
Ms. Lily KO, Head, Learning Services, CUHK Library
Venue: Online Workshop via Zoom
Language: English
Enquiries: Email to eref@lib.cuhk.edu.hk
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Open Access: OA Publishing Pilot @CUHK

Open Access: OA Publishing Pilot @CUHK

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Library Workshops for Research Postgraduates: Thesis Writing Tips (Jan 2021)

Library Workshops for Research Postgraduates: Thesis Writing Tips (Jan 2021)

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Library Workshops for Research Postgraduates: Winning Academic Presentation Skills (Feb to Mar 2021)

Library Workshops for Research Postgraduates: Winning Academic Presentation Skills (Feb to Mar 2021)

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Research Skills Workshops Series (Feb 2021)

 

Research Skills Workshops Series (Feb 2021)

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