The Library conducts topical workshops in face-to-face or online mode for PolyU students and staff, normally in Oct-Dec (Semester I) and Feb-Jun (Semester II). Availability of the workshops will be announced via email at the beginning of each semester. Workshop details and the registration link will then become available here.
Handouts and Recordings are available for all PolyU students and staff.
Click here to view currently offered workshops in Calendar.
Some of the topics covered:
For Effective Use of Library Resources:
For Reference Management:
For Journal Evaluation:
For Publishing and Research Output Management:
The Library regularly updates the list of workshops every semester. If you are interested in a topic that is NOT covered in the workshops offered, a customized library workshop on specific topics can also be arranged upon your request. Check here for details.
The Library currently provides 3 online courses on Learn@PolyU, covering the essential skills on information searching and citation management. Check here to learn more.
The Library regularly invites speakers from major publishers to talk on research and publishing skills. Some of the publishers who spoke at the Library include Wiley, Taylor & Francis, Elsevier, Springer Nature, Emerald, etc. Once a seminar has been confirmed, an announcement with a registration link will be sent via email.
Handouts and Recordings of some talks are available for all PolyU students and staff.
Previous topics covered:
Each faculty is assigned with a Faculty Librarian. This Faculty Librarian serves as a bridge between faculty and the Library. Students and staff are always welcomed to contact your respective Faculty Librarian for information consultation or library orientation. We could help you make strategic use of the relevant resources suitable for your area of research and introduce to you the techniques of using reference tools.
Feel free to contact your Faculty Librarian for an appointment.