Information on Upcoming & Previous Library Workshops

Posted on: 29 Sep 2021

Information on Upcoming & Previous Library Workshops

Upcoming Library Workshops in April 2022


Title:  An introduction to using Harvard Referencing in your Assignments

Description: A brief introduction to Harvard Referencing for Undergraduate students and how to reference some of the more usual sources that students use.

Date & Time:  Monday April 25th @ 1.00PM

Venue – Library Conference Room



Title:  Introducing Endnote Online Referencing Software – an effective way to take care of your referencing requirements.

Description: Endnote Online is a free & useful Referencing Software package which is ideal for anyone new to assignment writing referencing. This easy to use software gives you the tools to easily carry out research, cite sources and write assignments.

Date & Time:  Tuesday April 26th @ 12.00pm

Venue – Library Conference Room



Title: Using Google for Assignment Preparation

Description:  This session will give students an introduction to searching Google more effectively for research purposes, helping students find reliable and relevant sources of information online.

Date & Time: Wednesday 27th April 2022 @ 1.00pm

Venue – Library Conference Room



Title: Introduction to MTU Cork Library online resources – Finding the best source material for your Assignments.

Description:  This session will provide an overview of the extensive e-resources available to MTU Cork Library students, including e-books, e-journals & databases.

Date & Time: Thursday 28th April 2022 @ 1.00pm

Venue – Library Conference Room



Title: Creative Design: An introduction to Canva for academic purposes

Description: Interested in finding out how to effectively use Canva for academic posters, flyers, social media and CVs? Pop into MTU Library’s workshop covering all these topics and more.

Date/Time: Friday April 29th @ 1pm

Venue – Library Conference Room





Title: Make a good start & get to know your library

Join us for a short virtual tour of your library as part of an introduction to MTU Library’s soon to be released online resource, designed to guide students through the entire assignment writing process, from start to finish. Suiting students new to using the library, take from this talk a confidence when using library facilities & services, whether on-campus or online, together with an understanding of the many ways your library can help you.

*Recording available - Please e-mail us at for a recording.


Title: The Age of Misinformation – how the Library can help you distinguish fact from fiction.

Recording available here



Title: An Introduction to MTU Library and online resources


Description: An introduction to the library and its resources with particular emphasis on the online resources available to students in MTU.

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Title: Get to know your library - MTU Cork

Description: Get to grips with the many resources on offer to you from MTU Cork Library! Learn tips & techniques to find what you need quickly & easily!

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Title: Discovering MTU Libraries

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Title: Getting the most out of Scopus:

This session introduces Scopus as a tool for postgraduate students and researchers who need access to the latest relevant research to start with a research topic or literature review. It is aimed at beginners and intermediate users. A live demonstration will show how Scopus can be used and some of the key benefits of its use.

Developed by Elsevier, Scopus is one of the world’s largest curated abstract and citation databases of peer-reviewed literature, including 25.300+ scientific journals, 231.000+ books and conference proceedings from >5.000 publishers, covering research topics across all scientific and technical disciplines, ranging from medicine and social sciences to arts and humanities.

Recording available here

*Please note that the passcode to access this recording is 8p?!JJ3o



Title: An introduction to Endnote Online Referencing Software

This online presentation will introduce you to Endnote Online, a free software application that helps you:

-  Keep track of your information while you search
-  Create citations while you write
 - Generate a formatted bibliography in seconds.

Recording available here



Introduction to IEEE Xplore with Ed Wong (IEEE Training Consultant) - Feb. 2022

Recording available here

IEEE Xplore digital library is a research database for discovery and access to journal articles, conference proceedings, technical standards, and related materials on computer science, electrical engineering and electronics, and allied fields.[1][2] It contains material published mainly by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and other partner publishers. IEEE Xplore provides web access to more than 5 million documents from publications in computer science, electrical engineering, electronics and allied fields. Its documents and other materials comprise more than 300 peer-reviewed journals, more than 1,900 global conferences, more than 11,000 technical standards, almost 5,000 ebooks, and over 500 online courses.[3] Approximately 20,000 new documents are added each month.