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The Universiti Sains Malaysia Library organises Information Literacy Skills and Information Search Skills (subject based) Workshops for its academic staff and students.  All are welcome to join this free sessions/workshops are as follows:


for students, academic staff, members of USM Library
Time: 8.30 - 10.30 a.m.     Daily: Monday - Friday
Place: Electronic Information Service Centre (PPME)
           3rd Floor, Hamzah Sendut Library 1

Topics covered:
1. Introduction to Library Research
2. Reference resources: Abstracts and Indexes, Bibliographies, Dictionaries,
                                      Encyclopaedias, etc.
2. KRISALIS; USM Library OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue)
3. USM Library Electronic Information Gateway (Virtual Library) (www.lib.usm.my)
EbscoHost, ProQuest, JSTOR, Emerald,
ScienceDirect, SpringerLink, Engineering Village 2, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, ISI Web of Knowledge, Springer LINK, FSTA, MathSci, Dissertation Abstracts, NSTP e-Media, PALMOILIS, SirimLink,LawNet, Index to Theses

 * Inhouse databases: Theses and Examination Question Papers, Newspaper Cutting
                                         USM Staff Publications (PKTA)
 * Subject Libraries: Arts, Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences,
                                              Communication, Computer Sciences, Education,
                                              Humanities, Housing, Building & Planning,
                                              Industrial Technology, Management, Mathematics,
                                              Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physics, Social Sciences,
                                              Medical Sciences
    * Malaysian Links
    * Reference Resources
4. e-Books: SpringerLink, SIAM, Netlibrary, ebrary

5. Evaluation of information resources
6. Documentation/Citation styles
7. EndNote - Bibliographic Management Software (Every Monday)

Please register or make an appointment at the Reference & Information Service Counter, 2nd Floor, Hamzah Sendut Library 1.

Librarian facilitators:
Habsah Abdul Rahman habsah@notes.usm.my
Husriati Hussain husriati@notes.usm.my
Noor Anisah Khadiri noor_anisah@notes.usm.my

Mohd Ikhwan Ismail ikhwanismail@notes.usm.my

For more information Literacy Skills & Information Search Skills Workshops conducted in the Engineering Library, Engineering Campus, please contact:

Norshuhada Saidin  

For more information Literacy Skills & Information Search Skills Workshops conducted in the Hamdan Tahir  Library, Health Campus Kelantan, please contact:

Nik Asmak Nik Idris asmak@kb.usm.my

 Information Search Skills (subject based) Workshops

Information Search Skills (subject based) Workshops will be run upon request from Dean/Lecturers of Schools/Centres of the Universiti Sains Malaysia. The Workshops of 1-2 hours can accomodate groups of 15-70 students and will be conducted in the Multipurpose Rooms of the Library. (Any other venue outside the Library will also be considered).

Please contact the following address for further details:
Reference and Information Division
Hamzah Sendut Library I
Universiti Sains Malaysia Library
11800 Penang
TEL : (04)6533888 ext. 3723
FAX : (04) 6571526
E-MAIL :  rujukan@notes.usm.my

Last updated : 23 April 2009