Join library workshops

The online library workshops below are run throughout each teaching session.

After you register

Once you have registered for a workshop you will receive an Eventbrite confirmation email. Keep this email - it has the link to access the workshop.

These workshops are presented in a webinar format via Zoom. If you have a disability or medical condition and require assistance to participate, please contact the Library's Disability Liaison team for accessibility options.

If you can't make it to a workshop, don't worry, you can also access our recordings below.

Contact the Library with your questions and keep an eye out for the next round of scheduled workshops to attend at a time that suits you.

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Online Library 101

In this short workshop we’ll showcase the Library website and highlight a range of online library resources and services.

We'll also have time to answer any questions you have about the Library.

Duration: 15 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

Using eBooks

eBooks can be a great alternative to print books, and the Library has more than 100,000 ebooks in our collection. This workshop covers finding, accessing, and using eBooks for study.

Duration: 45 minutes

Library Research: Finding Journal Articles

This introductory workshop will explain: the concept of peer-review; how to analyse your assessment question to develop a basic search strategy; how to find scholarly journal articles in Primo Search; and how to check a journal article’s peer-review status.

Duration: 45 minutes

Library Research: Using Library Databases

Library databases can be rather daunting, but they are incredibly useful assets.

Learn about: What databases are and why they are useful; selecting an appropriate database to meet your information needs; using the EBSCOhost and Informit platforms to locate relevant resources for a topic; and refining your searches using effective search strategies and techniques.

Duration: 45 minutes

Library Research: Advanced Database Searching

Are you ready to use databases at a more advanced level? This workshop covers advanced searching and the more sophisticated features of databases.

Learn about: Using thesaurus lists and terms in your search; some more advanced features of databases; changing databases within a platform; and creating a personal account to save and retrieve a search.

Duration: 45 minutes

Discover EndNote

This workshop will show you how to use EndNote to store and manage references, attach a PDF of an article to its reference, and insert in-text citations and reference-list entries in a Word document. It is suitable for both PC and Mac users.

Duration: 1 hour

Can’t wait? Try our online modules first.