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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 an hour) held at all ECU Campus Libraries.  Sessions include:

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

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.

Monthly Tech Talk in Oct 5, 2018: Processing Structured Scientific Data in the Cloud

Cloud services have become very popular as a method to store, process and visualise scientific data. This October Tech Talk event will feature two presentations of data service in the cloud, one is processing of scientific data in Hierarchical Data Format version 5 (HDF5) and the other in Network Common Data Form (NetCDF).

Register at Eventbrite to attend either at Joondalup Library 31:447 or to attend online
Time: 1-2pm AWST

Speakers:

John Readey, Senior Architect at The HDF Group.
Topic: Scientific Data in the Cloud

Nigel Rees, Research Data Management Specialist at the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI).
Topic: Using NetCDF in Jupyter notebooks

Online Tutorials available 24/7


 

 

 

 

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

Referencing

How to Find books and eBooks in ECU Worldsearch

Finding Journal Articles in ECU Worldsearch

Using eBooks

International Open Access Week 2018. "The State of Open Access", Presentation by Anthony Dona, Clarivate Analytics

Anthony Dona from Clarivate's presentation will unravel the current state of Open Access publishing across the research landscape for all scholarly subject areas, with a focus on how the following Clarivate products and databases are making it easier to find scholarly open access publications: Web of Science, Journal Citation Reports, Impact story, Unpaywall, Kopernio.

For more information and to Register at Eventbrite:

Venue: 34.545, Joondalup Campus, ECU
Time: Mon. 22 October 2018 9:30 am – 11:30 am AWST

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

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 Lynda.com during their time at ECU, and can access videos on a wide variety of topics. 

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