Library HITS - Helpful Information for Trinity Students/Staff
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Join the sessions by using the links when we put them in a calendar below. We don't expect you to have your video turned on, or that you need to speak during the session. We may have some participative elements where we ask you to type responses.
Essay Writing (SLD)
Essays are a common form of assessment in TCD. Come along for tips on the stages of the writing process, how to structure an essay, how to answer the question and build an argument.
Evaluating Journal Research Papers
It’s not all about books and websites. Evaluate the quality and impact of research published in academic journals in your discipline.
Introduction to EndNote
How do I manage references for my essay? EndNote is bibliographic management software that can save you time writing your bibliography.
Introduction to Reading, Thinking and Writing Critically (SLD)
The ability to think critically is an essential skill for successful learning and a key graduate attribute identified by employers. This workshop will introduce you to the concepts and practice of reading, thinking and writing critically.
Library Basics 1
Learn how to make the most of Ireland’s biggest library – a general introduction to our resources and services.
Library Basics 2
You have your reading list, now what? A guide to finding the Library resources recommended by your lecturer.
The Old Library and its Special Collections (Early Printed Books and Manuscripts
Discover and explore unique collections spanning 3,000 years. Find out how you can utilise our Early Printed Books (EPB) and Manuscripts & Archives holdings in your research.
Publishing and Promoting your Research
Do you want to disseminate your research? Learn about the scholarly publishing landscape and how to maximise the impact of your findings.
Reading and Note-Making (SLD)
So much reading and so little time. Learn how to read more efficiently and effectively and make useful notes from reading material and lectures.
Researching My Literature Review
How do I establish what has already been published on my research question? Learn how to create an effective search strategy.
Skills for Academic Success (SLD)
Work smarter not harder to get the most out of your study time in College. Learn how to prioritise tasks, manage your time and get advice on how to improve your academic performance.
Submitting your E-thesis
Find out how to use Trinity’s Research Support System (RSS) and TARA, our Open Access Repository. We'll also advise on commercialisation, copyright and publishing.
Understanding Plagiarism and the Art of Referencing
Worried about plagiarism? Find out what it is, the importance of acknowledging the work of others and how to cite and reference information correctly.