UTS Library

Study and Assignment Skills

A collection of workshops, classes and tours to get you started with studying and working on assignments.

Orientation

During the official UTS Orientation period, Library workshops can be booked online through UTS Orientation. The Library's Orientation program will then continue for the first two weeks of semester and you can join us in the foyer of the Library at 1pm each day for your introduction to the Library. This 1 hour session includes a Library tour and introduction to Library resources and services.
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Library Tour

This 30 minute Library tour will help you locate key resources and service points in the Library. Find out about:  borrowing books, internet access, free wifi, printing and copying, research help and catching up on the latest news in many languages. Tours begin at the entrance to the City Campus Library, and the Enquiries and Loans Desk at Kuring-gai Campus Library.
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Introduction to Library Research

This 1 hour, hands-on workshop will introduce you to using databases to find journal articles. You will learn how to: use the Library Catalogue, find a database for your faculty, find articles on your topic, evaluate the information you find and access study guides for more help.
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Google Skills

Please ensure you have a Gmail or Google account prior to the class, as you will need to login. This 1 hour workshop will demonstrate: searching smarter in Google, Google Scholar, Google Books and using Google Docs to share documents with others.
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Mobile Searching

It's time to go mobile! This 30 minute power workshop will help you connect to the UTS free wifi network and learn to search for books and journal articles on your mobile device. Please come 10 minutes early if you don't know how to connect to the UTS wifi network.
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Advanced Database Searching

This class covers key strategies to maximise relevant results from databases and developing a comprehensive search strategy for your topic - eg. when undertaking a literature review. It builds on the Introduction to Library Research class.
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Finding statistical data (Social Sciences)

This class will introduce a number of key statistical websites and other resources to use when sourcing social science statistics. It will include both Australian and international sources eg: Australian Bureau of Statistics, SourceOECD, World Bank and the United Nations.
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Improve your English Skills

Come learn about all the great resources UTS Library offers for improving your English language skills. This hands-on workshop is aimed at students that want
to:

  • Prepare for IELTS
  • Improve their business communication
  • Prepare for the job-seeking process
  • Improve their vocabulary, grammar and writing
  • Improve their study skills including critical thinking

We offer many online programs that you can access anytime, anywhere; some will even track your progress so you can see how far you've come! Learn more about these English Language resources.

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中文培训讲座 - Classes in Chinese

查找文献资料 

你在为查找文献资料烦恼吗?你想了解怎样迅速查找不同型的文献资料吗?
本讲座将用实例向你介绍怎样分析理解老师所布置的作业,使用不同的检索工具查找不同类型的文献资料以及一些检索技巧,使你能够有效地查到你所需要的文献资料。

合理引用文献资料

以Harvard UTS文献格式建立文献参考单和文中注明出处是本校的基本要求。本讲座会为您解答:什么是Harvard(UTS)文献格式?怎样引用不同类型的参考文献资料? 欢迎大家带着问题来参加讲座。我们可以现场讨论解答你的问题。

认识和利用 RefWorks 或者 EndNote

你是不是觉得做完作业后准备参考文献目录既费时又费力,还担心其准确性?
参考文献管理工具RefWorks或者EndNote能帮助你轻松地建立完美的参考文献目录。RefWorks 或者 EndNote中文讲座能帮助你迅速掌握使用这种软件的技能。

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