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Teaching Support from the Library - A Guide for Teaching Staff

Library's instruction programme

To support students' learning, the Library has developed an instruction programme to assist our students in developing the information research skills needed to explore and discover knowledge.

  • a variety of orientation activities
  • open Library workshops
  • curriculum-based workshops
  • two online courses and
  • a variety of online research guides and tutorials.

Library orientation activities

Do your students know the basics?  

At the beginning of Semester A, several Library orientation activities are offered to help incoming students learn the basic skills of using the Library's resources and services. These activities include
  • Library orientation tours and
  • a selection of Library Orientation classes and sessions.
Do share the information with your students and encourage them to attend the activities.

Open Library workshops

Suggest a workshop to your students! 

Hands-on Library workshops covering topics from finding scholarly articles to citing sources are taught by librarians every semester to enhance students' Library information skills.

Consider recommending these workshops to your students. You may wish to offer extra credit or incentives to students who participate in these workshops. Arrangement can easily be made to verify students' attendance. Please contact the Teaching & Learning Support Division in the Library at lbinf@cityu.edu.hk

The Law Collection and Services Section also offers a series of trainings with the objective of reinforcing and expanding our users' research skills.

Online Research Guides

Your students can develop skills at their own pace to effectively find resources, cite sources and more! 

Our Research Guides provides suggested resources to help your students with their study and research. We have:

These guides can be easily embedded into your Canvas courses sites or websites! Once you have identified a guide useful for your students, simply copy and paste the URL from your browser's address bar, or copy and paste the "friendly URL" into your Canvas course, website, social media or syllabus.

Popular Research Guides include: