Welcome back to our workshop series!
The East Asia Library is pleased to announce the schedule for one-hour sessions to teach basic skills to search Chinese studies databases and other e-resources. This spring quarter we will introduce databases and e-resources of China Local Gazetteer, Taiwan Studies, and Statistics & Data. Each session will include an introduction to the database, basic searching strategies, and hands-on practice of searching the database. It will be held in both English and Mandarin, in order to explain certain concepts. Please come and join us!
1. Introduction to a database
2. Access to the database
Different ways to access
3. Search functions (various types) with examples (interactive)
Basic/Quick search, advanced search, professional search, etc.
Single database search and cross-database search
Navigation by the table of contents
Expanded search through references, citations, etc.
Other functions (preview, download, my library, etc.)
4. Q & A
The library provides students research consultations on topic development, search strategies, citation tools, etc. We welcome you to contact us and make an appointment.
East Asia & Chinese Studies Librarian
Chinese Studies GSA