Training Schedule

REMINDER

  • The free library training is opened for USM community only.
  • Please read proclamation statement at the bottom of this page
  • Training venue at:
    1. COMPUTER LAB, 1ST FLOOR, PHS NEW BUILDING [VENUE: PHS]
    2. COMPUTER LAB, BASEMENT, PHS1 [VENUE: PHS1]
    3. OUTSIDE LIBRARY [VENUE: *******]
  • Durations: 2 hours
    • The duration is subject to change at the discretion of facilitator. Student are advised to adhere to the schedule to avoid from time being dragged on.
  • THE INSTRUCTIONS TO REGISTER THE FREE TRAINING:
  • Look at the schedule.
  • Choose the date & click the workshop name.
  • Fill in all particulars & submit.

Note: BLUE= Open for Registration


APRIL 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
3 4

ENDNOTE
[CRCJ]
8.30 AM
VENUE: PHS

5

INFORMATION LITERACY (ADVANCED): PART 2
[NOAA]
8:30AM
VENUE: PHS

6

MENDELEY
9.00 AM
VENUE: PHS

INFORMATION LITERACY (BASIC)
[ROA]
2.15 PM
VENUE: PHS

7

Easy-to-Write with MS WORD
9.00 AM
VENUE: PHS

10 11

INFORMATION LITERACY (ADVANCED): PART 1
[MII]
8:30AM
VENUE: PHS

12

INFORMATION LITERACY (BASIC)
[NOAA]
8:30AM
VENUE: PHS1

13

ENDNOTE
[MKMN]
8:30AM
VENUE: PHS1

14

OPEN ACCESS
9.00AM
VENUE: PHS1

17 18

INFORMATION LITERACY (BASIC)
[MKMN]
8:30AM
VENUE: PHS

19

ENDNOTE
[CRCJ]
8:30AM
VENUE: PHS1

20

INFORMATION LITERACY (ADVANCED): PART 2
[NOAA]
8:30AM
VENUE: PHS1

21

GOOGLE SCHOLAR
9.00 AM
VENUE: PHS

24 25

ENDNOTE
[JHB]
8:30AM
VENUE: PHS

26

INFORMATION LITERACY (ADVANCED): PART 1
[NOAA]
8.30AM
VENUE: PHS1

BKLM Khusus
INFORMATION LITERACY (BASIC)
IPG SULTAN ABDUL HALIM
[MKMN]
9:30AM-11:30AM
VENUE: PHS

27

EASY TO WRITE WITH MS WORD
9.00 AM
VENUE: PHS

INFORMATION LITERACY (BASIC)
[ABAAS]
2.15 PM
VENUE: PHS

28

GOOGLE DRIVE
[ROA]
9.00 AM
VENUE: PHS

PROCLAMATION :

  1. The Free Training is provided for Universiti Sains Malaysia members only. Registration e-form is open two (2)  weeks before the workshop starts. No earlier registration is allowed. If you are planning to register for Endnote and other workshops, please make sure that you have attended the ILS workshop. For inquiries, please contact us: At Reference Counter, Ground Floor, PHS [New Wing] or By phone: 04-6535350 or via e-mail: rujukan@usm.my
  2. Request for special workshop session must follow these requirements:
  3. Minimum number of participants must exceed 10 people.
  4.  Request by official letters/email.

SYLLABUS:

Information Literacy Skill (ILS) BASIC

  1. Introduction to USM library
  • Library branches
  • Library building
  • Library facilities
  • Library counters
  • Library websites & workshops
  1. KRISALIS Searching platforms
  • OPAC
  • Discovery
  • Repository
  • Worldcat Discovery
  1. Searching techniques (Discovery)
  • Basic
  • Advanced
  1. Searching techniques (Worldcat)
    • Basic
    • Advanced
  1. Full text Finder
  • Searching library publication
  • Browse by discipline
  1. Library account
    • Log in to your account
      1. Renewal
      2. ReservationFines
      3. Fines
  • Off campus log in

INFORMATION LITERACY (ADVANCED): PART 1

  • Searching the literature-To explore some of the useful research-related platforms/websites which can be used to find high quality articles related to your topic, such as Myto, Proquest Dissertations & Theses Global,DOAJ,Mycite,Web of Science, Scopus & Alert Services
  • Research Writing-To explore some of the beneficial research support tools to ease your research writing process, such as Smmry, Mindmeister & Cloud Storage

INFORMATION LITERACY (ADVANCED): PART 2

  • Publishing Strategy-To identify the best journals to publish your research articles through Journal Citation Reports (JCR),SJR (SCImago Journal and Country Rank), DOAJ, Mycite, Manuscript Match, Scirev, Medsci & Sherpa Romeo
  • Research Sharing & MonitoringTo identify the best strategy to make your research outputs more visible and receive high impact via e-repository, Researcher Profile, Scientific Social Network & Altmetrics

 ENDNOTE 

  • Creating a library
  • Adding references
    • Manual way
    • Import from Databases – including finding full text and attaching files
  • Working with reference styles
  • Bibliographic templates
  • Setting preferences
  • Working with custom groups, smart groups, group sets
  • Importing references – databases, google scholar etc
  • Finding full text and attaching and working with pdf files
  • Cite While You Write (In-Text Citation)
  • Working with Word – inserting citations and managing bibliographies

MENDELEY

  • Introduction to Mendeley
  • Importing document via Mendeley
  • Generate citation
  • Organize your library
  • Create & join group
  • Create your research profile

OPEN ACCESS PUBLICATION

  • Overview of Scholarly Publishing.
  • Overview of Open Access.
  • Open Access tool and resources.
  • Develop OA journals checklist.

GOOGLE: YOUR RESEARCH SUPPORT TOOL

  1. Google Scholar
  • Identify what is Google Scholar, its features and functions
  • Distinguish the difference between Google and Google Scholar
  • Search and identify relevant resources for specific research topic using Google Scholar
  • Create researcher profile in Google Scholar using Google Scholar My Citations
  • Use Google Scholar My Citations features and functions
  • Know how to monitor citation performance using Google Scholar My Citations
  1. Google Drive
  • Create, share, collaborate the research documents compatible with multiple file format
  • Online backup for documents.
  • Technique to secure the access of cloud documents
  • Technique to keep working and access cloud documents on multiple gadgets
  • Technique to integrate and synchronize cloud and desktop documents

Easy-to-Write with MS WORD

  • One Files One Thesis
  • Navigation Pane
  • Build Heading
  • Split Chapter
  • Figures & Tables
  • Add ins

ANNOUNCEMENT

For the record, starting this February 2017, the library will no longer provides NVivo classes due to some technical problems. However, we provide four (4) pre-installed Nvivo software (Pro License version 10) terminals to be used by students. The terminals are accessible in computer lab PHS1, Post graduate room PHS1, and computer lab PHS New building. Any enquiry please email at cramlah@usm.my or contact 04-6535350.