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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 2017

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

26 August Saturday 28 August Monday 29 August Tuesday 30 August Wednesday 31 August Thursday
09:45-11:00 Tour 1
11:30-12:45 Tour 2
13:00-14:15 Tour 3
14:00-15:15 Tour 4
14:30-15:45 Tour 5
15:30-16:45 Tour 6
14:00-15:15 Tour 7
15:00-16:15 Tour 8
16:00-17:15 Tour 9
13:00-14:15 Tour 10
14:30-15:45 Tour 11
13:45-15:00 Tour 12
14:30-15:45 Tour 13
15:30-16:45 Tour 14
11:30-12:45 Tour 15
12:00-13:15 Tour 16
2 September Saturday 4 September Monday 5 September Tuesday    
09:45-11:00 Tour 17
10:00-11:15 Tour 18
11:30-12:45 Tour 19
12:30-13:45 Tour 20
14:15-15:30 Tour 21
  17:15-18:30 Tour 22    

 

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 06 July 2017