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Trinity College Library Dublin is the biggest library in Ireland.  A compulsory tour of the Library will be scheduled for you lasting approximately 15 minutes.  This brief tour will introduce you to an essential service for your academic progress over the next few years.  Information about the College’s computing services will also be included.  For further details about us, please have a look at our website:  www.tcd.ie/Library

Library HITS

Helpful Information for Trinity Students/Staff
Trinity College Library Dublin
Students and staff are invited to join us for one or more of these information sessions lasting no longer than 40 minutes (except for the EndNote class which will be 1 hour).  If you have time, stay longer and we will answer any questions you have on the Library. No booking necessary. Please come along to the North Training Room in the Berkeley Basement.

Library Essentials

  • Opening Hours
  • Books – how do you find them and which ones can you borrow?
  • Photocopying/printing/scanning – how to get started
  • Seeking assistance – where do you go for help?

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

  • Find out how to use the catalogue to locate the material you want

EndNote X7 (this session will be an hour long)

  • Learn the tools you need for searching, organizing and managing your PDFs and sharing your research. Discover how to create bibliographies while writing your essay or thesis

**This session is for postgraduates and staff only**

Evaluating Journal Research Papers

  • How can you evaluate the quality and impact of published research papers?

Reading Lists

  • Learn how to find books, book chapters, theses and journal articles. Bring your reading list with you and let us help you locate what you want

Evaluating Information on the Web

  • Discover how to evaluate websites and information on the World Wide Web

Beyond Google

  • Find out why you shouldn’t just rely on Google for your research. What are the other search tools that can produce better results?

Citation and Plagiarism

  • Avoid plagiarism by finding out how to cite and reference the information you use in your writing

Library eResources for:

  • Business and Social Sciences
  • Education and Psychology
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Languages and Literatures
  • Law
  • Sciences
  • How do you access the Library’s eResources for your subject?
  • Which are the best ones to use?
  • What is the best way to search for information?
  • Do you always get the full text of the article you want?
  • How do you access eResources from home?

Departments of Early Printed Books (EPB) and Manuscripts & Archives (M&ARL)

  • Introduction to the Departments
  • Find out what is meant by an “early printed book” and “manuscript”
  • Learn about the collections, catalogues and other search tools

ALL SESSIONS WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE NORTH TRAINING ROOM, BERKELEY LIBRARY BASEMENT
(SEE http://www.tcd.ie/Library/ntrmap)

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OTHER LIBRARY TRAINING EVENTS, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR SUBJECT LIBRARIAN
(SEE http://www.tcd.ie/Library/support/subjects)

16th – 20th September

 

10:10

11:10

13:10

Monday 16th

Library Essentials

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Library Essentials

Tuesday 17th

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Library Essentials

Reading Lists

Wednesday 18th

Library Essentials

Beyond Google

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Thursday 19th

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Reading Lists

Library Essentials

Friday 20th

Library Essentials

Citation and Plagiarism

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

23rd – 27th September

 

10:10

11:10

13:10

Monday 23rd

Library Essentials

Evaluating Information on the Web

EndNote X7

Tuesday 24th

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Citation and Plagiarism

Evaluating Journal Research Papers

Wednesday 25th

Library Essentials

EndNote X7

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Thursday 26th

Reading Lists

Library Essentials

Beyond Google

Friday 27th

Library Catalogue

EndNote X7

Library Essentials

30th September – 4th October

 

10:10

11:10

13:10

Monday 30th

Library Essentials

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Library eResources for Science

Tuesday 1st

EndNote X7

Library eResources for Social Sciences and Business

Evaluating Information on the Web

Wednesday 2nd

Library eResources for Law

Citation and Plagiarism

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Thursday 3rd

Early Printed Books and Manuscripts

Reading Lists

Evaluating Journal Research Papers

Friday 4th

Library eResources for Education & Psychology

EndNote X7

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

7th October – 11th October

 

10:10

11:10

13:10

Monday 7th

Library Essentials

EndNote X7

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Tuesday 8th

Early Printed Books and Manuscripts

Library eResources for History

Library eResources for Health Sciences

Wednesday 9th

Evaluating Information on the Web

EndNote X7

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

Thursday 10th

Library eResources for Engineering

Library eResources for Languages & Literatures

Beyond Google

Friday 11th

Library Catalogue: Stella Search

EndNote X7

Citation and Plagiarism