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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.

Open Access Week Monday 22-26 October 2018

Open Access week 2018 banner

ECU Open Access Week events:

The State of Open Access: Open Access resources available in the Web of Science and Journal Citation Index databases.
Presented by Anthony Dona, Clarivate Analytics. Joondalup Campus: Monday 22 Oct 34:545   9.30am-11.30am

Paywall: The Business of Scholarship
A documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science, questions the rationale behind the $25.2 billion a year that flows into for-profit academic publishers

Screening: Joondalup Campus Library:
                    Wednesday 24 Oct 31:113   12pm – 1pm
                    or Online:

Publishing open Access Webinar (Elsevier Researcher Academy)

Link to Video In this webinar, experts, both from the publishing and the editorial side, discuss the main elements authors should consider when publishing open access ... how to choose the right OA journal for your article, how open access publishing works, the rights and opportunities for OA authors and a lot more, while addressing the importance of publishing open access.

Monthly Tech Talk in Nov 2, 2018: Note Early start time!

The topic of November's Tech Talk is to be confirmed, but will most probably be on environmental sensing data and involve a hook-up with US Earth Science Information Partners (hence early start time!)

Register at Eventbrite to attend either at Joondalup Library 31:447 or to attend online
Time: 8am-9am Perth time



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. 

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