Library Workshops

Staff in UCC Library will be delivering a Series of Library Information Literacy Skills Workshops to First Year Undergraduate Students, during the month of October 2013, 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:

Week  Dates Title Aim


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]




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]



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]


 29th Oct-1st Nov 


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 on the hour between 09.00 and 17.00, Monday to Thursday (last workshop is at 16.00). Week 4 workshop starts on a Tuesday and finishes on a Friday, due to a Bank Holiday Monday.

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

Please Note: Your Department may already have reserved a session for you for all 4 workshops. If not, you can still attend one workshop per week at a convenient time for you.  The timetable will be on Blackboard under RED module. Come to the Library Learning Space on the hour and sign in. Minimum requirement: 5 students per workshop.

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: 20 November 2013

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