Library Workshops

Staff in UCC Library will be delivering a Series of Library Information Literacy Skills Workshops to First Year Undergraduate Students, during the first four weeks of Semester 1 (8th September – 2nd October, 2014), as part of the UCC Orientation Programme.

The aim of these workshops is to familiarise students with the facilities and resources which the Library provides, in support of the University’s Teaching and Learning Programme.

The schedule is as follows:

Dates Title Aim
 

8th,
18th, 24th, 30th Sept.

Discover UCC Library Online




To make students aware of the layout and content of the Library website and the catalogue

Discover UCC Library Online : Undergraduate Module Unit 1 [PDF 5MB]

9th,
15th, 25th Sept.

1st
Oct.

Explore the Web for Your Assignment




To provide tips on how to search the internet more effectively when doing research for assignments

Explore the web for your assignment : Undergraduate Module Unit 2 [PDF 571KB]

10th, 16th, 22nd Sept.

2nd
Oct.

Get Ahead: E-
Resources for Your Assignment



To provide an overview of Library e-resources so that you can get the best material anyplace, anytime, anywhere!

Get Ahead: e-resources for your Assignment : Undergraduate Module Unit 3 [PDF 7.38MB]


11th, 17th, 23rd, 29th Sept.






Give Credit, Get Credit: Referencing & Plagiarism






To make students aware of the need for citation and referencing in academic writing and the penalties for plagiarism.  They must also understand our copyright law and where it applies, and the penalties for excessive download of e-resources

Give Credit, Get Credit: Referencing & Plagiarism : Undergraduate Module Unit 4 [PDF 2.52MB]

   

The workshops will be delivered at 10 a.m., 12 noon, 1 p.m., 3 p.m. Monday to Thursday. 

Venue: the Library Learning Space in the Boole Library, on the ground floor (G 18). It will be signposted once you enter the Library.

Come to the Library Learning Space on the specified hour and sign in. The timetable will be on Blackboard under RED module as well.


YouTube video videos:

How to do a Keyword, Title, Author or Subject Search in the UCC Library

How to do a Printed Journal Search in the UCC Library 

 

Last updated: 29 July 2014

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