Research skills

Each semester, IRS workshops are held for postgraduate and undergraduate students. The sessions cover searching of select databases, searching the library catalogue, and using EndNote software to organise their research and write their references list. The schedule will be posted here each semester.

Teaching faculty can also request an IRS session for their course by contacting vasiti.chambers(at) or jamie.bloss(at) 

Students also have access to online resources including library subject guides and instructional videos. A new guide on research skills is also included at

Information research skills schedule:

Undergraduate Drop-In Sessions: - finished for Sem. 1 

Undergraduate drop-in's meet in the library conference room in the foyer.
These are held 3-4pm. No signup required. 

Postgraduate June (break) IRS classes:

Pre-registration is required. Registrations close at 4pm, 1 working day prior to the class.

To register, email: irslibrary(at) 

State your name, student ID number, and study programme & phone contact.

For enquiries contact Reader Services on 32 32291 or email

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