These classes are designed for students enrolled in particular programs or courses. Guides are often prepared for the classes.
Subject specific PG workshops are usually conducted once a year. The announcements are distributed to PG students via the relevant department or school. Contact your subject librarians for enquiry.
Each year, the Library offers about 40 library sessions to students from the School of Business & Management. Below is a selected sample of the classes. To find out more, see Course Guides.
- Advanced Financial Management (FINA 3104, formerly FINA 321)
- This class introduces information sources for FINA 4104's group project. The information covered will help students identify a company's line of business, competitors, financial performance, ownership structure, company news, and economic forecast.
- International Management (MGMT 4230, formerly MGMT 335)
- This class introduces various data sources for country analysis and country's competitiveness. It also shows students how to find information sources for industry report, company analysis and company news.
The Library organizes workshops for Engineering postgraduates and undergraduates to support their research and final year projects. These workshops cover key concepts of database searching, important engineering information sources and major library services in:
- Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Electronic and Computer Engineering
- Industrial Engineering & Logistics Management
- Mechanical Engineering
See subject and course guides for the School of Engineering.
A broad spectrum of library classes for students from the School of Humanities & Social Sciences assist them to harness the myriad of information sources in their research area. Examples of these classes are listed below. See more subject and course guides for the School of Humanities & Social Sciences.
- Methods in the Study of Source Materials (HUMA 5560, formerly HUMA 556)
- Methods in the Study of Source Materials (HUMA 5560): The students will be introduced to a number of humanities databases in support of the course: 文淵閣四庫全書電子版 (全文版), 中央研究院漢籍電子文獻, 中國期刊全文數據庫- 文史哲輯專欄, Arts & Humanities Search, MLA International Bibliography, etc.
Classes offered to students from the School of Science consist of postgraduate workshops for each department, as well as a few course related classes listed below. See more subject and course guides for the School of Science.
- Bioinformatics (LIFS 4580, formerly BISC 358)
- This session covers how to search for biological literature in books,
journals (e-journals and print), and how to use Inter-Library Loan (ILL)
and create references using style manuals.
Information (CHEM 3981, formerly CHEM 391)
- This classes teaches students to search for information in the Library Catalog and catalogs of other libraries; databases that provide information for journal articles, conference papers, technical reports, dissertations and master theses, patents, chemical compound dictionaries, materials safety databanks, and useful Internet sites.
- Library Sessions for PHYS xx80 series
- All Physics undergraduates are required to take PHYS 2080, PHYS
3480 and PHYS 4080 in sequence. The Library offers sessions on various
information literacy topics for these
tutorials, such as library classification systems, history of physics, finding news & magazines articles, and finding company information.