Upskill Tuesdays and Thursdays

This AY 2021-2022, we are taking our webinar series to a whole lot level with Upskill Tuesdays and Thursdays!

Upskill will talk about our library services and resources to shed light on some of the most frequently asked questions regarding their features and functions. We will break down all the details to make sure all library resources are accessible and usable. Each episode will focus on two to three resources, and discuss how our students can make the most of each one. Upskill will be hosted by our Reference Librarians every Tuesday and Thursday mornings and will run for the whole semester via Zoom.

Schedule

Tuesday, 28 September 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Getting Acquainted: An Introduction
to the Library’s Resources and Services
• Enumerate the various services of the University Library
• Demonstrate a basic understanding of library resources
• Know where to get assistance in accessing online resources

Facilitator: Ms. Aiza May Palaya
Thursday, 30 September 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Navigating Local Resources
• Tuklas
• Digital Archives @ UPD
• Open Access Repository @ UPD

Facilitator: Ms. Angelica Francisco
Tuesday, 05 October 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Gateways to Subscribed Online Resources
• OpenAthens
• EBSCO Discovery Service

Facilitator: Mr. John Christopherson Fredeluces
Thursday, 07 October 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Getting to Know Reference and Multidisciplinary Resources
• EBSCO Academic Search Complete
• Gale Reference Complete
• ProQuest One Academic

Facilitator: Ms. Kristine Joy Jaromamay
Tuesday, 12 October 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Discovering a Treasure Trove of International Resources pt. 1
• Cambridge Core
• Springer Nature

Facilitator: Ms. Jennilyn Bagares
Thursday, 14 October 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Discovering a Treasure Trove of International Resources pt. 2
• Emerald Insight
• ScienceDirect

Facilitator: Mr. Aaron Paul Madriñan
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Filipiniana at Your Fingertips
• CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art
• Philippine eJournals

Facilitator: Ms. Liziel Ogame
Thursday, 21 October 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Visual Learning and Teaching with Audiovisual Databases
• Academic Video Online
• Journal of Visualized Experiments
• Labster

Facilitator: Mr. Frederick Velasco
Tuesday, 26 October 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Strengthening Your Research in the Arts and Humanities
• JSTOR
• Project MUSE
• Taylor and Francis Online

Facilitator: Ms. April Galang
Thursday, 28 October 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Citation Indexes
• Scopus
• Web of Science

Facilitator: Ms. Elaine Barbara Cruz
Thursday, 04 November 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
SAGE Databases (for UP Diliman only)
• SAGE Journals
• SAGE Knowledge
• SAGE Research Methods

Facilitator: Mr. Lucan Eugenio
Tuesday, 09 November 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Cite with Style pt.1
• The Concise Guide to APA 7th Edition
• Chicago Manual of Style Online

Facilitator: Ms. Aiza May Palaya
Thursday, 11 November 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Cite with Style pt.2
• Mendeley Institutional Edition

Facilitator: Mr. AB Gideon De Castro
Tuesday, 16 November 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Cite with Style pt.3
• EndNote Online

Facilitator: Mr. Arthur Bryan Mariano
Thursday, 18 November 2021
10:00-11:30 AM
Uphold Academic Integrity with Turnitin Draft Coach

Facilitator: Ms. Michelle Ann Manalo

Getting Acquainted: Webinar Series on the Library’s Online Resources and Services for UP Faculty

REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Skip to Topics. Choose your desired topic/s below, and click the schedule to see the Registration link for that topic. Use your UP Mail (username@up.edu.ph) when registering. There is no limit to the number of webinars you may attend.

Save the dates: 23-27 August 2021

As the new academic year begins, the Information Services and Instruction Section of the University Library is organizing a webinar series as a refresher for the latest resources first introduced in February 2021 to our faculty and staff. These subscriptions are accessible throughout the UP System. Additionally, a handful of new databases/tools have been added since that time.  Each online database shall be discussed comprehensively by invited experts focusing on accessibility and ease of use. There will also be demonstrations of these new resources. An open forum to accommodate questions and concerns regarding using these resources shall immediately follow each presentation.

General Objectives: This webinar aims to (1) walk faculty members through the library’s various new online information sources, both local and international, and how to access them remotely, and (2) provide a venue for them to ask questions and get hands-on experience in navigating new online resources.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this webinar series, faculty members will be able to (1) demonstrate how to access and use online resources/tools (2) maximize the use of our online resources for their teaching and research and (3) help faculty members in properly using resources for  their course packs, syllabi and other teaching aids/reference materials.

The sessions are open to all active members of the faculty, REPS and administrative staff of constituent universities within the UP System. Choose your desired topic/s below and click on the schedule to register. Use your UP Mail (username@up.edu.ph) when registering. There is no limit to the number of webinars you may attend.

See you there!

Topics

Getting Acquainted: An Introduction to the Library’s Services /
OpenAthens: Your One-stop Site for Online Database Access 

Getting Acquainted: An Introduction to the Library’s Services
9:00-10:30 AM

This opening session will provide an overview of all the current resources and services of the University.

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Enumerate the various services of the University Library
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of library resources
  • Know where to get assistance in accessing online resources

To be presented by Ms. Aiza May V. Palaya
College Librarian, University Library Diliman

OpenAthens: Your One-stop Site for Online Database Access
10:30-11:30 AM

OpenAthens is an advanced access management system that delivers all your library’s resources to your users by only having them sign in via a single login (Lifted from the OpenAthens Official Website).

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Enumerate the prerequisites of remote access through OpenAthens,
  • Demonstrate at least one way of logging into OpenAthens
  • Determine how to get assistance in troubleshooting access through OpenAthens

To be presented by Mr. John Christopherson Fredeluces
College Librarian, University Library Diliman

Productive Research with ProQuest

ProQuest’s collections span six centuries, all disciplines and the diverse content types needed by researchers, providing the world’s most extensive collection of dissertations and theses; three centuries of newspapers; more than 450,000 academic ebooks; collections of important scholarly journals and other content researchers need such as data; and unique digital vaults of primary source materials. ProQuest’s renowned abstracting and indexing enables researchers to find sources in their area of study (Lifted from ProQuest Official Website).

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Understand the use of varied content type
  • Utilize one search for a unified experience 
  • Apply effective best practices to discover the relevant content 
  • Evaluate, curate, organize and share their information
  • Manage My Research account

To be presented by Ms. Kurinji Malar Kaliappan
Customer Experience Training and Consulting Partner, ProQuest Information and Learning

Empowering Knowledge with Elsevier Tools

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals advance healthcare, open science, and improve performance for humanity’s benefit. This webinar will tackle the following Elsevier Tools/Resources:

  • ScienceDirect
  • Scival
  • Scopus
  • Mendeley

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn about:

  • Best practices in utilizing Elsevier’s tools to support their research process; 
  • Analyzing research data, trends, and potential.
  • Searching for high-quality research articles and managing references.

To be presented by Mr. Johan Jang, Customer Consultant;
and Mr. Alexander van Servellen, Senior Consultant, Research Intelligence
Elsevier Southeast Asia

Engaging Research with Emerald Premier E-Journal

Premier E-Journal is Emerald’s most complete eJournal collection, offering the full extent of their journal portfolios with content covering over 120 years.

At the end of the webinar, participants will:

  • Gain knowledge of quality high-impact research through rigorous editorial curation.
  • Be familiar with peer-reviewed content, which ensures the highest possible quality of information resources.
  • Learn how to measure the academic impact of research.

To be presented by Ms. Sarah Diane Enriquez
Solutions Specialist, CE Logic

Tune in to Turnitin: Ensuring Academic Integrity in the University

Turnitin solutions promote academic integrity, streamline grading and feedback, deter plagiarism, and improve student outcomes.

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to do the following:

  • Log in to the Turnitin website.
  • Gain knowledge on how to access Turnitin either as an administrator, instructor, or student role.
  • Create a class and assignment for students.
  • Submit and navigate submissions.
  • View and understand similarity reports and feedback.

To be presented by Ms. Rose Crisostomo, Account Manager, Turnitin Philippines
and Yovita Marlina, Senior Growth Manager, Turnitin Indonesia

Everything You Need to Know About EBSCO Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research and the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences, and more (Lifted from EBSCO Official Website). 

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Successfully create basic and advanced searches within the EBSCOHost platform accessing content from Academic Search Complete. 
  • Effectively use the research tools (Print, Email, Cite, Permalink, Google Drive Integration, etc.) and access helpful resources available.

To be presented by Mr. Bonneth Siguisabal
Information Consultant, EBSCO International

Jumpstarting Your Research with JOVE Unlimited

JoVE Unlimited is a single license that encompasses all current and future JoVE video resources. JoVE publishes more than 1,200 videos annually across the 13 sections of the JoVE Video Journal. It launches new subject series and collections to the JoVE Science Education Library several times a year. JoVE Unlimited subscribers gain access to all new content as released (Lifted from JoVE Official Website).

At the end of the webinar, participants will:

  • Be familiar with JoVE products and how to use them
  • Learn how to Set up a JoVE account for Remote Access
  • Learn how to integrate Videos into Courses
  • Learn how to publish with JoVE
  • Be familiar with JoVE Playlists and Syllabus Mapping Service
  • Learn how to embed videos into an LMS (Moodle & Canvas)

To be presented by Dr. Maaike Pols
Scientific Advisor, JoVE

Getting Started With Gale Reference Complete

Gale Reference Complete provides subscription access to the most extensive package of primary and secondary sources available to libraries today. Empowering users at all academic levels, from the undergraduate student to the experienced researcher, and covering nearly every research area and discipline, Gale Reference Complete offers high quality, authoritative and unique content at an affordable price to suit the needs of the academic library budget (Lifted from the Gale Reference Complete Official Website).

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Search from a multi-disciplinary resource
  • Sift through the wealth of information encompassing Gale Reference Complete

To be presented by Ms. Sarah Diane Enriquez
Solutions Specialist, CE Logic

SAGE Publishing: Your Gateway to World Class Research Sources (UP Diliman only)

SAGE produces high-quality educational resources that support educators and researchers of the future. They publish more than 1,000 journals and 900 new books annually (Lifted from the SAGE Publishing Website).

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • User will learn how to effectively using SAGE resources to study and research
  • Using the tools in product to find relevant materials quickly

To be presented by Ms. Shirley Yap
Associate Regional Manager, Field Library Sales–Southeast Asia, SAGE Publishing

Transitioning to a New Normal in Education with JSTOR

JSTOR provides more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. It helps researchers explore a wide range of scholarly content through a robust research and teaching platform. It collaborates with the academic community to help libraries connect students and faculty to vital content while lowering costs and increasing shelf space, provide independent researchers with free and low-cost access to scholarship, and help publishers reach new audiences and preserve their content for future generations.

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Maximize the use of a wide range of scholarly content through a robust research and teaching platform of JSTOR 
  • Discover and connect research, images, and primary resources

To be presented by Ms. Sarah Diane Enriquez
Solutions Specialist, CE Logic

Teaching and Research with Taylor and Francis Online

Taylor & Francis Online brings together over 2,700 journals, including the world’s most extensive program of Social Science and Humanities journals published by Routledge; cutting-edge theoretical and applied Science, Technology and Medicine content from Taylor & Francis; and CogentOA, a suite of broad-spectrum open access journals. Journals on this platform support free access and more traditional subscription routes to publication (Lifted from the Taylor and Francis Group Official Website).

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Search across millions of articles on TFO
  • Learn about the functions and features of the Taylor & Francis Online platform, 
  • Search keywords efficiently, including search limiters and Boolean operators, as well as how to make use of TFO articles and journal homepages to understand more about your research results.

To be presented by Ms. Quinie Lim
Senior Marketing Executive, Taylor & Francis Group

CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art: A Comprehensive Source of Information on Philippine Art and Culture

The CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art has been updated and enlarged to include new and updated materials on Filipino artists, art, history, and aesthetics. This online edition of an essential compendium of data on Philippine art and culture for all generations enters the modern age conscious of a generation of content consumers who are quick to adopt technological advancements and possess the potential for a deep sense of empathy eagerness to reform the world.

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Navigate the different sections of the Encyclopedia using the website’s features
  • Know where to get permission for sharing photos and videos

To be presented by Sharmaine Jo Regina S. Badong, Business Management and Development Lead;
and Elmer L. Gatchalian, Managing Editor
CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art Digital Edition

Cambridge Core: The Home of Academic Content

Formerly Cambridge University Press Journals Online, Cambridge Core features high-quality academic journals and a selection of reference works published by Cambridge University Press in all disciplines.

At the end of the webinar, participants will:

  • Get to know Cambridge Core, the home of academic resources from Cambridge University Press.
  • Learn how to access and download resources on campus and remotely.

To be presented by Ms. Caroline Kerbyson
Training and Systems Manager, Cambridge University Press

Philippine E-Journals: A Treasure Trove of Resources

The Philippine E-Journals (PEJ) is an online collection of academic publications from higher education institutions and professional organizations. Its sophisticated database allows users to quickly locate abstracts, full journal articles, and links to related research materials (Lifted from the PEJ website).

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn how to:

  • Maximize the use of an online bibliographic database & repository of academic journals in different disciplines from various local resources

To be presented by Ms. Sarah Diane Enriquez
Solutions Specialist, CE Logic

Web of Science: Gateway to World Class Multidisciplinary Content

Web of Science serves as a portal that allows users to search multidisciplinary and regional citation indexes, specialty subject indexes, a patent family index, and a database of scientific data sets. The Web of Science provides a standard search language, navigation environment, and data structure that allows academics to search across many resources and navigate the index’s citation linkages. (Lifted from Clarivate)

In addition to the Web of Science, overview of the following tools will be provided:

  • Journal Citation Reports
  • InCites
  • Essential Science Indicators
  • Endnote

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Learn about Web of Science and the Journal Citation Reports and how to use them as part of one’s research work.
  • Learn to uncover novel research and key tips in building an attractive research topic.
  • Understand the responsible use of the Journal Impact Factor (JIF), JIF Quartiles, Journal Citation Indicators (JCI) and how they can be used to select the best fit journal for your manuscript.

To be presented by Dju-Lyn Chng
Regional Solution Consultant-Southeast Asia, Clarivate

Making the Most of CMOS 17 (Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed)

The Chicago Manual of Style’s tradition as an authority for generations of readers seeking answers to all things related not only to the written word but also to the multitude and adapting ways in which words and concepts are discussed continues with the 17th edition, which had been published in tandem with a perceptive and compelling redesign of CMOS Online. The CMOS online features and functions shall be briefly discussed in this webinar.

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Learn about CMOS and what’s new in the 17th Edition
  • Learn how to how to navigate CMOS Online and use some popular features
  • Learn how to cite many common resources, in both notes-bibliography style and author-date style

To be presented by Supakarn Kongsakorn Ms. (Ink)
Customer Service Representative, EBSCO International, Inc.

Advancing Discovery with Springer Nature

Springer Nature journals are an essential resource for researchers. As the leading publisher of the world’s most prestigious journals and a prominent voice in scholarly communications, Springer Nature serves as a trusted partner committed to providing the community with a diverse portfolio. We provide inventive and transparent solutions that promote the highest quality standards in research and advance accessibility and dissemination (Lifted from the SpringerNature Official Website)

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Navigate the SpringerLink platform
  • Generate usage, customize the platform by placing the institutions’ logos and other administrative functionalities (for administrators of the databases)

To be presented by Ms. Odessa Maceda
Licensing Manager, Philippines, Springer Nature

Learning with Labster

By offering virtual labs, which serve as learning environments that support students in conducting laboratory experiments online, they can investigate abstract concepts and challenge concepts without leaving their current location. 

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Learn how to use Labster, 
  • Become familiar with the product and simulations, 
  • Learn how to share simulations with the students and 
  • Receive results, understand theories, know how to use specific manuals to share with students and answer student questions.

To be presented by Emmanuel Winkler, Implementation Manager EU+, Labster Denmark
and Hashim Youshaa, Customer Success Manager, Labster

An Introduction to the New Online Resources of the UP System: Student Webinar Series

Dates to Remember: 18-26 March 2021

This year, several new online subscriptions have been added to the list of resources accessible to UP faculty and students system-wide to support their remote teaching and learning. In this light, the Information Services and Instruction Section of the University Library is organizing a webinar series to introduce these new resources to our students. The webinar series features a total of eight (8) sessions featuring our UP System-wide subscriptions grouped according to content and concept. Each topic shall be discussed comprehensively by our very own reference librarians focusing on accessibility and ease of use. There will also be demonstrations of these new subscriptions. An open forum to accommodate questions and concerns regarding the use of these resources shall immediately follow each presentation.

This webinar series has the following objectives:

  • To walk users through the library’s various new online information sources, both local and international, and how to access them remotely.
  • To provide a venue for users to ask questions and get hands-on experience in navigating new online resources.

The sessions are open to all currently enrolled students of constituent universities within the UP System. Choose your desired topic/s below and click on the schedule to register. Use your UP Mail when registering. There is no limit to the number of webinars you may attend. We hope to see you there!

Exploring Gateways to Online Resources and Academic Integrity

As we navigate the challenges of this pandemic and shift to distance education, there is a need to revisit the paths by which we access our University’s information resources and reiterate the need for academic integrity. The webinar would focus on discussing the following:

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Search and locate library resources
  • Access resources remotely
  • Appreciate originality and prevent plagiarism

To be presented by Arthur Bryan C. Mariano
College Librarian II, UPD University Library

Discovering a Treasure Trove of Local and International Resources

Local and international resources can help students strengthen concepts aligned with their academic disciplines. In this webinar, participants will be introduced to four online databases which provide a rich and wide array of local and international resources:

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Search and locate the local and international library resources.
  • Acquire the searching and retrieval skills of the provided local and international library resources.
  • Effectively access the local and international resources of the library remotely.

To be presented by Ms. Jennilyn L. Bagares
College Librarian II, UPD University Library

Visual Learning and Teaching with Audiovisual Databases

Remote learning may have limited face-to-face interaction, but through visual databases, students and instructors can still learn and experience in-depth discussions of various topics. This webinar will feature the following audio-visual databases for a well-rounded learning experience.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Access audio-visual databases through the use of OpenAthens platform. 
  • Use JoVE and Academic Video Online databases and maximize their use for research, teaching, and studying. 
  • Be familiar with the interface of JoVE and Academic Video Online Databases. 
  • Search high-quality videos needed for teaching, studying, and research

To be presented by Mr. Frederick G. Velasco
Librarian I, UPD University Library

Getting to Know Reference and Multidisciplinary Resources

In doing research, multidisciplinary resources can help students engage in concepts that align with different academic disciplines. Participants will be introduced to the three most comprehensive online databases subscribed by the University:

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Be familiar with the interface of various online databases.
  • Learn about the features of online databases, such as how to download full-text articles, generate citations, and save searches.
  • Learn how to access online databases off-campus

To be presented by Ms. Michelle Ann G. Manalo
College Librarian I, UPD University Library

Strengthening Your Research in the Arts and Humanities

To perform research effectively and efficiently, one must engage in the concept and be familiar with the functions and features of research databases. In this session, participants will learn how to maximize the use and features of the three leading databases focused on Arts and Humanities for a smooth and fast search experience. 

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Be familiar with the interface of Taylor and Francis, Project MUSE, and JSTOR.
  • Access online databases off-campus.
  • Search high-quality research articles related to the Arts and Humanities.

To be presented by Ms. Therghie I. Ablin
College Librarian II, UPD University Library

Empowering Knowledge with Elsevier Tools

Global information analytics company Elsevier has been empowering the university’s scholarly communication needs with its highly-utilized databases.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the webinar, participants will learn to:

  • Understand the uses of Elsevier’s tools to support researchers in the research process
  • Gain remote access to Elsevier’s tools subscribed by the UP System
  • Search high-quality research articles using ScienceDirect and Scopus
  • Manage references using Mendeley

To be presented by Mr. John Christopherson Fredeluces
College Librarian I, UPD University Library

Smart Searching Tips

Locating appropriate literature as part of the research process within online resources is an arduous task. However, this dilemma could be augmented through the use of smart search strategies by researchers and students. More so, through the use of these strategies, a researcher will efficiently gather accurate information with the least amount of time.

Learning objectives:

At the end of this webinar, participants are expected to do the following:

  • Create an awareness among the attendees that online databases employ various smart search strategies. 
  • Familiarize themselves with Basic and Advanced Search Strategies.
  • Identify keywords that are deemed necessary in searching for relevant resources and references.
  • Cultivate an attitude among attendees to pursue research

To be presented by Mr. A.B. Gideon N. De Castro
Librarian I, UPD University Library

Dos and Don’ts of Referencing and Citation

There is a saying that goes, “Give credit where credit is due. This holds, especially in writing. However, an essential yet neglected part of doing research is proper referencing and citation. In this session, participants will be introduced to the dos and don’ts of citing and referencing other people’s work to ensure the output’s integrity and reliability.

Learning objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants are expected to do the following:

  • Understand the concept of referencing, citation, and common knowledge
  • Clarify misconceptions about referencing and citation
  • Enumerate information that needs to be cited/credited
  • Become familiar with citation tools

To be presented by Ms. Aiza May V. Palaya
College Librarian I, UPD University Library

Rediscovering Your Library in the New Normal: Information Literacy Webinar Series for Students

Dates to remember: 20-30 October 2020

Join us this October in “Rediscovering Your Library in the New Normal”. This is our information literacy webinar series for UP students featuring the library’s various information sources and reference services to help students keep up with their class requirements and ensure that they are ready to transition to online learning.

The sessions are open to all currently enrolled students of constituent universities within the UP System. Choose your desired topic/s below and click on the schedule to register. There is no limit to the number of webinars you may attend. We hope to see you there!

Topics:

Search, Discover, Create: An Introduction to the Library’s New Search Platforms

This year, the library introduces two new platforms to assist students and faculty alike in their research needs. One is the new and improved library website, and the other is the library’s new web-scale discovery service.

The new University Library website boasts a responsive design, more straightforward navigation, quick links to library databases and services, and an improved Ask-A-Librarian feature. TUKLAS, on the other hand,  is a platform that puts together all of the library’s existing local database sources of books and electronic information materials to offer an all-in-one search solution to users. This session will give a glimpse into the university’s new research platforms with its brand new features.

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn about the library’s brand new website and its features such as new links, quick search, chat via Messenger
  • To learn about TUKLAS, the library’s discovery service platform
  • To be familiar with new and improved features such as:
    • Faceted browsing
    • Generating citations
    • Helpful searching tips/search operators

To be presented by John Christopherson Fredeluces
College Librarian, University Library Diliman

Going Local: An Introduction to UP Diliman Local Digital Resources

When researching, a common problem among students is looking for local resources as it is easier to access foreign literature. Through this webinar, we will showcase the local digital resources available in UP Diliman.

Learning Objective:

  • To learn how to locate, search, and access locally managed digital resources in UP Diliman

To be presented by Kristine Joy C. Jaromamay
College Librarian, University Library Diliman

Researching Remotely: Searching and Accessing UPD Library Resources Off-Campus

Now more than ever, we need a platform that will allow us to access online resources remotely, whenever, wherever. In the past, accessing online databases required individual usernames and passwords. Today, one only needs to visit a single website to access them all. This webinar will take you through the step-by-step process of accessing UPD electronic resources remotely via EBSCO Discovery Services (EDS) and EZProxy.

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn to use  “Google-like” search strategies when looking for library resources
  • To learn the value of faceted browsing, relevance ranking, and limitation options
  • To learn how to secure a login account
  • To learn how to troubleshoot EZproxy errors

To be presented by Arthur Bryan C. Mariano
College Librarian, University Library Diliman

The Basics of Smart Research

Searching for the correct source/s need not be arduous. In this webinar, make searching effortless by learning how to employ smart search strategies.

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn how to identify key concepts or keywords in a search question
  • To be familiar with critical tools searching for resources

To be presented by A.B. Gideon N. De Castro
College Librarian, University Library Diliman

Scholarly Resources at your Fingertips

Some researchers prefer one online database over another when doing research. Maximizing the use of online databases for a more comprehensive search is highly encouraged by the library. Students will be introduced to five commonly visited online databases in this webinar, namely—JSTOR, Project MUSE, Taylor and Francis, EBSCO Academic Search Complete, and ScienceDirect.

Learning Objectives:

  • To be familiar with the interface of various online databases
  • To learn about the features of online databases such as how to download full-text articles, generate citations, and save searches.
  • To learn how to access online databases off-campus.

To be presented by Michelle Ann G. Manalo
College Librarian, University Library Diliman

Textbooks for Virtual Learning: An Introduction to the eBook Collection of the Library

Aside from electronic databases and journal articles, the library boasts an extensive collection of electronic books to which we have perpetual access. This webinar discovers the many ways to find and access thousands of UPD eBooks in various subject areas from different platforms.

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn how to locate eBooks
  • To learn how to access eBooks on and off-campus
  • To learn how to read eBooks online and offline
  • To be familiar with the different features of eBooks

To be presented by Therghie I. Ablin
College Librarian, University Library Diliman

Cite Right: Introduction to Proper Referencing in Research with Mendeley

The basic rule when citing sources is simple, “When in doubt, cite your sources.” However, to avoid overciting sources, researchers need to understand why, when, and what to cite. In this webinar, participants will be taught to use information ethically and learn to acknowledge sources properly.

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn the importance of citation and referencing to research work
  • To learn what specific information must be cited in research
  • To learn about referencing guides and styles
  • To learn about free reference management software such as Mendeley

To be presented by Aiza May V. Palaya
College Librarian, University Library Diliman