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Library Workshops

List of available workshops offered by ECU Library

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 Webinar - Nov 2, 2018 (8am Perth time)

The topic of November's Tech Talk will be on Environmental Sensor Networks (system QA/data QC practices).

Due to US speakers hook-up with US Earth Science Information Partners, this Friday's Tech Talk will commence at 8am Perth time

Register at Eventbrite to attend online
Time: 8am-9am Perth time

Topic - Cart before the horse: system QA and data QC practices for sensor networks  

The ESIP EnviroSensing Cluster is a workgroup within the Earth Science Information Partners Federation. The cluster was formed in 2012 as a community of mostly NSF-LTER network and data managers. It has since grown to include a wide range of scientific and agency participants, but still remains focused on its mission of pursuing best practices and solutions for in-situ sensor observation of environmental processes. The Cluster produced a Best Practices document for sensor network deployments in 2014, and assembles once a month for web calls on cluster projects and guest presentations. The EnviroSensing Cluster is an open, inclusive, and collaborative community that seeks to better science and engineering related to observations in the natural environment.


  • Introduction to the ESIP EnviroSensing Cluster
    Speaker: Dr. Scotty Strachan, Director of Nevada Climate-ecohydrological Assessment Network (NevCAN)

  • The Earthcube CHORDS project
    Speaker:  Mike Daniels, Principal Investigator and Project Manager at NCAR - The National Center for Atmospheric Research

  • Highlight: EPA data infrastructure needs

Speaker: Vasu Kilaru, Research Physical Scientist, US EPA National Exposure Research Laboratory

  • Highlight: SENSAQ startup
    Speaker: Dr. Paul Celicourt, Co-Founder and Inventor/Applied Research Scientist at SENSAQ

  • QA for Mountain Observatories
    Speaker: Dr. Scotty Strachan, NevCAN

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

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

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. 

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