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Library Instruction for Postgraduates

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

 

General Orientation in Fall 2021

Get familiar with the Library facilities, resources and service points in this 60-minute briefing session. 

Venue: Zoom online

Registration link (login with your ITSC username & password)

Slides (Victoria’s | Eddie’s )

30 August Monday 31 August Tuesday 1 September Wednesday 2 September Thursday
11:00-12:00 session 1
12:00-13:00 session 2
13:00-14:00 session 3
11:00-12:00 session 4
12:00-13:00 session 5
13:00-14:00 session 6
14:00-15:00 session 7
15:00-16:00 session 8
11:30-12:30 session 9
13:00-14:00 session 10
14:00-15:00 session 11
15:00-16:00 session 12
12:00-13:00 session 13
13:00-14:00 session 14

 

3 September Friday 4 September Saturday 11 September Saturday 18 September Saturday
13:00-14:00 session 15 10:00-11:00 session 16
10:30-11:30 session 17
11:30-12:30 session 18
12:00-13:00 session 19
10:30-11:30 session 20
11:30-12:30 session 21
12:00-13:00 session 22
13:00-14:00 session 23
10:00-11:00 session 24
10:30-11:30 session 25
11:30-12:30 session 26
12:00-13:00 session 27

 

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:

  • PDEV 6770A (School of Science)
  • PDEV 6770B (School of Engineering)
  • PDEV 6770C (School of Business & Management)
  • PDEV 6770D (School of Humanities & Social Sciences)
  • PDEV 6770E (IDPO)

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.
The PDC system can be accessed via myPortal or the Administrative Service platform. First-time users can refer to the Student User Guide for technical details.

Other Library Classes

A wide variety of Researchers’ Series Seminars, 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 02 September 2021