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

08, 18,
24, 30

Discover UCC Library Online

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

Discover UCC Library Online 
[PDF 3.50 MB]

09, 15,

OCT. 01

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 
[PDF 568 KB]

10, 16, 22


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!

Library e-resources for your assignment 
[PDF 6 MB]

11, 17, 23, 29


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 - Law 
[PDF 2.41 MB]

Give Credit Get Credit: Referenceing & Plagiarism - Generic [PDF 2.32 MB]

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: 11 September 2014

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