Training programs

The Library offers a number of programs throughout the year to assist students in developing research skills and to use the full range of information resources available at Victoria University Library. The programs range from one-hour information sessions to two-hours hands-on workshops.

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Drop-in sessions

College Librarian help at Werribee Library

A librarian from either the College of Education, College of Engineering and Science, College of Health and Biomedicine or VET College is available to assist students with finding information (database searching, accessing articles), referencing and other research skills.

Thursdays during Werribee opening hours. Werribee Library service desk, or phone 9919 8250,

Researcher training

Endnote: Beginners

An introductory session for those who need to organise and manage information using bibliographic software. Covers the basics of building an Endnote library and creating bibliographies.

Sessions are available on 17 November at City Flinders campus.

Register to attend "Endnote for beginners".

Database training

Ovid databases: e-books and e-journals

Overview of e-books and e-journals available in Ovid databases and tips for effective searching. Ovid databases cover a wide range of subjects, including health, medicine, life & biomedical sciences, nursing, sport & exercise science and more.

Sessions for research students and staff are available on Thursday 20 November at Footscray Park Library, 1pm – 2pm or St Albans Library, 3pm – 4pm.

Register to attend "Ovid databases: e-books and e-journals"