The library holds free training workshops on how to use the library’s portal and online resources to find documents.
Training if provided by the library staff.
Who is this training for?
Any registered users wanting to learn how to become more independent when looking for information
- Doctoral candidates
- Librarians and information officers in research centers
- Foundation staff
What type of training is available?
2 workshops are currently being offered
WORKSHOP 1: Using the library’s electronic portal
Objective: teach users how to use the main features of the library’s electronic portal
- Learn the how to use research methods the most adapted to one’s needs: alphabetical searches, searching by keywords, combined searches
- Learn how to read a bibliographical notice
- Learn how to find a document
- Manage the user account
- Display requested of loaned items
- Renew borrowed items
- Reserve items
- Request documents via interlibrary lending
- Suggest books to purchase
- Build a custom list of documents
- See a list of the library’s latest acquisitions
WORKSHOP 2: Looking for and finding documents using online resources
Objective: teach users how to use bibliographical databases, online journals, open-access academic resources: journal portals and open archives.
- Searching in a database
- Finding databases on the library’s portal
- Simple and advanced searches (describers, filters, indexes)
- Using database services (e-mails, alerts, etc.)
- Find journal articles online
- Finding journal collections online
- Searching and viewing an article
- Using online journal services (e-mails, alerts, etc.)
- Using open-access academic resources
- Finding open-access academic resources
- Using online journal portals
- Searching in open archives