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List of available workshops offered by ECU Library

ECU Library offers a variety of workshops during the Academic year.  Please browse what is on offer and register your interest to attend.

The workshops are designed to help save you time and become more proficient in researching and using the ECU Library and its resources.

Take a look at each campus to see what's on offer near you. 

Library Lunch and Learn

Library Lunch & Learn is a series of bite-sized sessions (under and hour) held at the Mount Lawley and South West Libraries.  Sessions include:

  • How to use ECU Library
  • Using ECU Worldsearch
  • Researching your Assignment
  • Referencing
  • Mind Mapping
  • Streaming Music & Videos

At Joondalup, the Subject Librarians offer subject specific assignment drop-in sessions each week during semester

For more information click on the campus tab most relevant to you.

Curiosity Studio - Mount Lawley

The Curiosity Studio provides the ECU community access to new and emerging technologies including 3D-printing, robotics, and virtual reality.

As part of offering access to these resources, we also run introductory sessions in aspects of the technology.

OPEN ACCESS WEEK EVENT ... Springer Nature Workshop on Open Access Publishing

Monday 23 October, Venue: Joondalup Library 31:113
Register here

The theme for the 10th Annual Open Access (OA) week is an invitation ot answer the question of what benefits can be realised by making scholarly outputs more openly accessible. Hear this from James Mercer, Springer Nature's Regional Sales Director, and on their approaches to OA including:

  • the submission process, publishing policies and copyright
  • the various Open Access options authors have when publishing in Springer journals and how to find OA information about specific journals
  • initiatives that allow greater exposure to outputs like Springer's Sharing link - SharediIt
  • developments that increase the discoverability and utility of high quality open data such as SciGraph

Getting started with Endnote

Introduction to EndNote Workshops:

These introductory sessions will include:

• Creating and organising an EndNote library

• Adding references to a library both manually and by using direct export or filters

• Using the Group function to organise references             

• Inserting and editing citations in a Word document using EndNote’s Cite While You Write (CWYW) function

• Formatting references in APA reference style in a word document

These sessions are available at each campus. See additional information on EndNote workshops on the EndNote Library Guide

Online Tutorials available 24/7




These online videos are available for you to view at any time.


How to Find books and eBooks in ECU Worldsearch

Finding Journal Articles in ECU Worldsearch

Using eBooks

ANDS Monthly Tech Talk @ ECU Library


Friday 3rd November's Topic: Scientific Workflow Systems A scientific workflow composes of multiple computational steps to access and process data and often runs on distributed computing platforms. Scientific workflow systems make it easy for researchers to create and execute their own workflows, share a workflow with their collaborators, and track provenance of a workflow execution results

Monthly Tech Talks are a series of Australia-wide virtual and face-to-face meetings with inspiring talks and a panel discussion on the monthly topic. All events are free of charge and open to everyone.

Time: 12-1pm
Venue: 12-1pm, Joondalup Library Bldg 31, Room 447

Click here to register and find out more about the next Tech Talk topic  for the next event. Refreshments provided.

Research Workshops

ECU Library regularly presents workshops in conjunction with other areas of the University. Check here regularly for details.

Lynda Campus Courses

Need some help using software? What about time management skills? Managing Stress? Entrepreneurship? Excel? Powerpoint? Word? EndNote? 

Take a look at Lynda Campus, a comprehensive collection of expert video tutorials and courses that can be viewed at your own pace whilst on campus or at home. Students and Staff have unlimited access to during their time at ECU, and can access videos on a wide variety of topics.