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: 1 hour

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: 1 hour

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: 1 hour

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: 1 hour

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 I share this? Working With Information Online

This workshop will help you understand how to use information and images ethically and legally. It will cover the guidelines behind copyright and licencing, how it applies to you at Charles Sturt, and help build your confidence in using information sharing and collation tools.

Duration: 1 hour