Information Management (on-campus only)

Quality Management System

Copyright

Records Management


Library Services
(on-campus only)

Liasion Team

Information Literacy

Ordering Resources

Library Resources & Research


Support Services
(on-campus only)

Disability

Pouwhirinaki

International


Learning Services
(on-campus only)


Finding Information

o Research Guides
o Primo Search
o Credo Reference
o Library Databases
o Subject Guides

 

Study Guides

o Study Guides
o APA Referencing

 

Computer Guides

o Computer Guides
 

Information Literacy and Learning Services Workshops

The EIT Libraries offer the following range of tutorials and workshops to assist students at all levels. Please feel free to book a session for your students.


Module 1: Library & Learning Services Orientation – 50 minutes

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the Library and Learning Services and its range of information sources and services.

In this session students will have a quick tour of the library and services. Students will login to the computers to view the MyEIT student landing page, Library & Learning Services Website, EIT Online and then get their Student ID Card.

At the end of this session the students will:-

  • Know their way around the library
  • Understand the services offered at the library
  • Navigate the MyEIT student portal
  • Get their student ID cards

Module 2: Finding Information

The purpose of this module is to introduce students to the process of locating print and electronic information available through the Library. Students will learn Library Search Skills and will be able to differentiate between different types of resources and their purposes. Introduce students to the basics of information retrieval techniques on the Internet, and to identify credible sources of information.

Introduction - suitable for: certificate, diploma, first year degree - 50 minutes

At the end of this session the students will be able to:-

  • Do a basic search to find both print and electronic information using EIT resources
  • Do a basic search to find electronic information using the Internet
  • Identify credible sources of information using EIT resources and the Internet

Intermediate - diploma, second and third year degree - 50 minutes

At the end of this session the students will be able to:-

  • Do an intermediate search to find both print and electronic information using EIT resources
  • Do an intermediate search to find electronic information using the Internet
  • Identify credible sources of information using EIT resources and the Internet
  • Develop intermediate search strategies to maximise accuracy

Advanced - third year degree, post-graduate, masters - 50 minutes

At the end of this session the students will be able to:-

  • Do an advanced search to find both print and electronic information using EIT resources
  • Do an advanced search to find electronic information using the Internet
  • Identify credible sources of information using EIT resources and the Internet
  • Use Boolean operators, truncation and wild-cards for interrogating individual databases

Module 3: Introduction to EIT Online – 50 minutes

The purpose of this session is to introduce students to the basic EIT Online functions.

At the end of this session the students will be able to:-

  • Log in to EIT Online, browse and navigate around their course, change their profile, participate in forums etc, and access resources.

Module 4: Introduction to File Management – 50 minutes

The purpose of this session is to introduce students to file management, cloud storage, and other related tools.

At the end of the session the students will be able to:-

  • Create and organise folders for easy management and access
  • Understand cloud storage
  • Use Google Drive to store and share files
  • Create and edit Google Docs
  • Understand sharing and privacy

Module 5: Introduction to ePortfolios – 50 minutes

The purpose of this session is to introduce students to ePortfolios using Google Sites, and related tools.

At the end of this session the students will be able to:-

  • Create a Google Site, and choose an appropriate theme
  • Edit their portfolio, using media from the computer, and Google Drive
  • Understand sharing and privacy

Module 6: APA Referencing - 50 minutes

The purpose of this session is to introduce students to APA Referencing.

Introduction - suitable for: certificate, diploma, first year degree - 50 minutes

At the end of this session the students will be able to:-

  • Use APA Referencing guidelines to acknowledge information sources used in their work.
  • Create in-text citations and a reference list.

Advanced - diploma, degree, post-graduate, masters - 50 minutes

At the end of this session the students will be able to:-

  • Use APA Referencing guidelines to acknowledge information sources used in their work.
  • Create in-text citations and a reference list.

Module 7: EndNote - 50 minutes

The purpose of this session is to introduce students to EndNote.

At the end of the session the students will be able to:-

  • Use the EndNote software to store and manage references in their own personal library.

Module 8: Paraphrasing - 50 minutes

Paraphrasing is an essential skill for students to learn. The purpose of this session is to develop writing skills and teach students how to paraphrase correctly.

At the end of the session the students will be able to:-

  • Use their own words to present an author’s ideas.

Module 9: Writing Essentials - 50 minutes

Producing quality written work is essential at tertiary level. Tutors are advised to meet with a Learning Advisor as the Writing Essentials workshop is tailored to meet the student needs.

The purpose of this session is to improve writing skills.


Module 10: Assignment Writing - 50 minutes

Students will receive an overview of essay and report writing. The purpose of this session is to help students analyse assignment requirements.

At the end of the session the students will be able to:-

  • know how to plan an assignment.

 

  For more information contact Adam Smith on extension 6067 or email infolit@eit.ac.nz