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Library Instruction for Postgraduates

2016 Library orientationThese tours and classes are designed especially for PGs, to help make your research & learning more efficient & effective.

Check Library Event Registration for upcoming classes and register using your ITSC username and password.

General Orientation in Fall 2018

Get familiar with the Library facilities, resources and service points in this 75-minute tour-cum-briefing session. 

Venue: Meet at Library Gallery on G/F

 

 

30 August Thursday 31 August Friday 1 September Saturday 8 September Saturday
12:30-13:45 Tour 1
13:30-14:45 Tour 2
14:30-15:45 Tour 3
15:30-16:45 Tour 4
16:00-17:15 Tour 5
10:30-11:45 Tour 6
11:30-12:45 Tour 7
12:30-13:45 Tour 8
13:30-14:45 Tour 9
14:30-15:45 Tour 10
15:30-16:45 Tour 11
09:30-10:45 Tour 12
10:30-11:45 Tour 13
11:15-12:30 Tour 14
12:45-14:00 Tour 15
14:00-15:15 Tour 16
14:15-15:30 Tour 17
15:30-16:45 Tour 18
09:45-11:00 Tour 19
11:15-12:30 Tour 20
12:00-13:15 Tour 21
13:30-14:45 Tour 22
15:00-16:15 Tour 23

 

Professional Development Workshop for Research Postgraduate (RPGs)

The Library offers School-specific workshops for RPGs as part of the HKUST’s Professional Development Courses for:

  • CHEM 6770
  • ENGG 6770
  • IDPO 6770
  • LIFS 6770
  • MATH 6770
  • PHYS 6770
  • SBMT 6770
  • SHSS 6770

The two workshops cover useful tips and skills to search for research literature effectively and use information ethically and responsibly:

1. Searching Research Literature Effectively

Your subject librarian will show you useful tips and skills to search for research literature effectively. The session will focus on:

  • Major Subject Databases & E-resources
  • Smart Searching in Subscribed Databases & Google Scholar
  • Locating High Impact Journals and Articles
  • Staying Current with Search and Citation Alert

2. Academic Integrity & Intellectual Property

Academic integrity and understanding the value of information you use and create are vital  as you pursue your scholarly profession. This session will focus on:

  • Judging What is Plagiarism & How to Avoid It
  • Differences between Plagiarism and Copyright Violation
  • Hong Kong Copyright Law and Legitimate Use and Fair Dealing
  • HKUST Intellectual Property Policies

Check the PDC System for the workshop schedules.

Other Library Classes

A wide variety of open workshops and course specific classes are offered throughout the year. Watch out for our email announcements or check upcoming classes at Library Event Registration.

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last modified 09 July 2018