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Smart Searching: How to Use Databases

Date:
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time:
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Room 529, Library
Campus:
Central Building
Audience:
  Postgraduates     Undergraduates  
Categories:
  Smart Searching & Database Utilisation  

Course Description:

This workshop is aimed at undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to learn how to search for information effectively. In this workshop, you will learn how to find related articles, books, news or more for your course assignments and essays by using XJTLU digital library. This session will cover:

  1. The introduction to  Databases

  2. The preparation before you search: Identify Information Needs, Determine the Search Types & Select a Database

  3. Basic searching skills

  4. Knowledge of Library Databases

  5. Other Library Services

Aim:

This workshop will:

  1. Develop your understanding of your information needs

  2. Familiarise you with library resources for your subject

  3. Help you formulate a search using keywords and subject terms

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