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Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Workshops

The library offers regular workshops to further develop your research skills, the learning skills focusing on academic reading/writing, citing and referencing skills, searching strategy and the use of EndNote software.

The library will send you an invitation link one day prior to the date preferred.
The workshop will only be conducted when there are 5 registered participants or more. Alternatively, we will suggest another date and time.

For Undergraduates
 Date & DayTimeRegistration LinkMethod of delivery
Find and search library e-resources

(Session takes approximately 45 mins to 1 hour)

What to expect:

  •  Introduction to library’s electronic resources
  • Find the right database(s) for your subject areas
  • Find articles through library’s search engine
  •  Tips and techniques for better search results
  • Access to full-text
  • Guideline to access to e-book
  • Search of eBooks by disciplines
  • Advance search /features
8th September, 2021, Wednesday12:30pm
or
e-form
MS Teams
6th October, 2021, Wednesday12:30pmMS Teams
Reference and Cite Information Sources

(Session takes approximately 60 to 90 mins)

What to expect:

  • Introduction to the Swinburne Harvard Style
  • How to avoid plagiarism
  • How to reference different types of resources
8th September, 2021, Wednesday3:30pm
or
e-form
MS Teams
6th October, 2021, Wednesday3:30pmMS Teams
For Undergraduates (For Final Year Research Project Students)
Date & DayTimeRegistration LinkMethod of delivery
Developing effective strategies for undergraduate research. (For Final Year Research Project Students)

(Session takes approximately 45 mins to 1 hour)

What to expect:

Develop complex search strategies, locating relevant information for your research topics and make the best of specialized scholarly databases.
22nd September, 2021, Wednesday2:00pm
or
e-form
MS Teams

20th October, 2021, Wednesday2:00pmMS Teams
Using Endnote for Harvard Referencing (For Final Year Research Project Students)

(Session takes approximately 60 to 90 mins)

What to expect:

Endnote is a reference management software tool used to manage, store and share bibliographies and references, insert in-text citations and generate appropriate reference lists. Endnote currently works with Microsoft Words, Power Point and Excel.

29th September, 2021, Wednesday
2:00pm
or
e-form








MS Team

27th October, 2021, Wednesday2:00pmMS Teams
For Postgraduates
 Date & DayTimeRegistration LinkMethod of delivery
Searching Research Literacy Effectively & Understand Swinburne Harvard Citations

(Session takes approximately 45 mins to 1 hour)

What to expect:

Familiarizing students with library resources and developing basic to advance searching technique skills focusing on specific databases and resources relevant to research in the discipline or field of study.

An Introduction to Swinburne Harvard Style Guide and the role of citations in the research process.

27th October, 2021, Wednesday12:00pm
or
e-form
MS Teams
15th December, 2021, Wednesday12:00pmMS Teams
Manage Reference with Endnote

(Session takes approximately 60 to 90 mins)


What to expect:

EndNote is a reference management software tool that is used to manage, store and share bibliographies and references, insert in-text citations and generate appropriate reference lists.

EndNote currently works with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

29th September, 2021, Wednesday12:00pm
or
e-form
MS Teams
28th October, 2021, Thursday12:00pmMS Teams
16th December, 2021, Thursday12:00pmMS Teams

Library can also customize these workshops for particular research interests.

Lecturers who wish to request for a different session, please fill in the Training Workshop e-form