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Library Orientation

Information Sessions for Undergraduates:
Databases and Due Dates: a newbie's guide to the University Library

You'll be using the Library in many ways- to find resources for your subjects and assignments, as your study space on campus, and as a place where you can get help. Come and learn about how to find and use the University's thirteen libraries.

19 February 2016 10-11am

Malaysian Theatre (Room B121)- Basement Level, Melbourne School of Design (Building 133)

24 February 2016 11am- 12noon

JH Michell ‚ÄčTheatre (Room G01)- Ground Floor, Richard Berry Building (Building 160)

25 February 2016 11am- 12noon

Charles Pearson Theatre (Room 132)- Ground Floor, Eastern Resource Centre (Building 171)


More study skills workshops are available.


Information Sessions for Postgraduates:
The Library: Your Research Link to the Arts and Social Sciences

24 February 2016 1- 2pm
Charles Pearson Theatre (Room 132), Eastern Resource Centre (Building 171), Parkville

Meet your liaison librarians, discover key resources and learn how to structure successful search strategies for locating quality information for your research project. The session also introduces effective techniques for managing your information and how to keep your literature search up-to-date by using time-saving features.

The Library: Your Research Link to the Engineering and Science

25 February 2016 1- 2pm
Charles Pearson Theatre (Room 132), Eastern Resource Centre (Building 171), Parkville

Meet your liaison librarians, discover key resources and learn how to structure successful search strategies for locating quality information for your research project. The session also introduces effective techniques for managing your information and how to keep your literature search up-to-date by using time-saving features.

Library Tours

Baillieu Library Tours:

Week One

Wednesday 2 March- Thursday 3 March 11:15am and 3:15pm daily.
Friday 4 March, 11:15am

Week Three

Tuesday 15 March- Thursday 17 March, 11:15am and 3.15pm daily

Meet in the Baillieu Library foyer. Duration of tours: approximately 45 minutes.

Giblin Eunson Library Tours

Week One

Monday 29 February – Friday 4 March, 11am and 2pm daily

Meet at the Service Desk in the Giblin Eunson library. Duration of tours: approximately 30 minutes.


See our New Library Users Guide for more information.

Researcher @ Library Training

The Library's 2016 program of research training classes is currently being planned and the schedule will be available in February. Live links below are to training that is available in January and February.

  • UpSkills Getting Started: Comprehensive Library Research
  • Publishing & Research Impact:
    • Researcher profiles
    • Researcher profiles (online session/webinar)
    • UpSkills: Using Citation Databases *
    • Tracking Your Citations
    • Where to publish?
  • UpSkills EndNote (Windows) Advanced workshop for RHD students.*
  • UpSkills EndNote (Mac) Advanced workshop for RHD students.*
  • Mendeley for researchers
  • Mendeley for researchers (Webinar)
  • Zotero for researchers
  • EndNote Webinars: EndNote basics for Windows & Microsoft Word
  • EndNote Webinars: EndNote basics for Mac & Microsoft Word
  • EndNote Drop-in Clinics

* UpSkills - due to limited places bookings open to Graduate Researchers (Research Higher Degree candidates) only

For other training please refer to: Online Tutorials for library research, EndNote and RefWorks training & Subject Research Guides - available 24x7

EndNote & Reference Management Software for staff & students

  • EndNote (Mac): Beginners.
  • EndNote (Windows): Beginners.
  • EndNote Webinars: EndNote basics for Windows & Microsoft Word
  • EndNote Webinars: EndNote basics for Mac & Microsoft Word
  • EndNote for Business and Education Students
  • Which Reference Manager? EndNote, RefWorks or Zotero?
  • Mendeley for researchers
  • Mendeley for researchers (webinar)
  • Zotero for researchers
  • EndNote Drop-in Clinics

Please refer to: Online Tutorials for training videos and webinars

EndNote & RefWorks Training for undergraduate students

EndNote Webinars (presented by Thomson Reuters)

Live online tutorials. Sessions may include:

  • EndNote Fast Start, EndNote Desktop and Online Combined, EndNote Advanced Q & A, EndNote Styles.

Software needs to be downloaded and installed in advance. Toll free phone numbers are provided for Australian users. VOIP can also be used.

Please also refer to Online Tutorials for EndNote and RefWorks training & Subject Research Guides

MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop

How to register

Some sessions are only open to students of a certain level of study or from particular faculties. See session notes for eligibility details.

  1. Click the link for the session you are interested in.
  2. Click the 'Register' link to the right of the session date/time and location you prefer.
  3. Log in using your University of Melbourne username and password.

To view your registrations, log in to your Library Account via the 'Login to your Library borrowing record' link on the library homepage.

Waitlists

Waitlists operate for popular sessions. If you are on a Waitlist, you will automatically receive a place if one becomes available.

How to cancel a registration

To cancel your registration:

  1. Go to the 'Login to your Library borrowing record' link on the Library homepage.
  2. Log in using your University of Melbourne username and password.
  3. Click the 'Program currently registered' link.
  4. Select the session you wish to cancel, then click the 'Cancel selected items' link.

If you cancel your registration:

  • You can register for another session with the same title, and
  • You will allow people on Waitlists to attend.

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High School library Tours

Guidelines for teachers requesting High School Library Tours.