Workshops This Week

This week (9/26-30), join us for the following workshops. Plan ahead for future weeks by exploring the Library Class Calendar(for online workshops) or the Engage (for in-person workshops).

  • APA Style & Citations

The APA Style Manual guides writing and publishing in Social Work. From citing other works to formatting your manuscript, APA has guidelines for you! In this workshop, you’ll flex your muscles in applying APA guidelines to citing and formatting, and discover resources to help you navigate these stylistic rules. Come with questions!

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Developing Your Capstone Research Topic

If you’re working on your capstone, you might already have a research topic in mind that you’re interested in pursuing. This workshop will introduce strategies for developing your research topic into an achievable thesis question for your capstone.

This workshop will be held virtually, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Capstone Research: Searching for Secondary Sources

Do you find it a challenge to look for resources related to Chinese studies? Are you wondering what Chinese language resources are available to you through our library? Come to learn the basics of identifying and using the popular Chinese databases such as CNKI (知网) and Duxiu (读秀) and English databases for Chinese studies.

This workshop will be held virtually, please register in advance on Engage:

 

Workshop & Event This Week

This week (9/19-25), join us for the following workshops. Plan ahead for future weeks by exploring the Library Class Calendar(for online workshops) or the Engage (for in-person workshops).

  • Research Management Tools & Strategies: Zotero for Social Scientists

Citation Management Tools are powerful, efficient ways to save your sources and generate citations in your research. In this workshop, we will discuss one tool in particular, Zotero, and how you can use it to make your research & writing even easier.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Introduction to Popular Chinese Resources

Do you find it a challenge to look for resources related to Chinese studies? Are you wondering what Chinese language resources are available to you through our library? Come to learn the basics of identifying and using the main Chinese databases such as CNKI (知网), Wanfang (万方) and a few others.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:


  • Libroary Thursdays: Join us and win prizes!

Get various event-based gifts (first come, first served!), and earn Libroary badges online.
Learn the most handy tricks and useful know-hows of NYU Shanghai Library.
Those who have collected the most badges will enter our lucky draw to win the final prizes!


  • Citations for Capstone Students: Chicago & APA

You already know why you have to cite, and you’re probably familiar by now with some foundational essentials for citing & citations. In this workshop, we’re going to discuss specific skills for using citation manuals to help you with ticky citations. We’ll discuss both the Chicago and APA citations in this session.

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage:

Read all the Bloomberg.com news for free

Good news! Now you can read all the Bloomberg.com news via our Bloomberg terminal! You only need a few easy steps.

Step 1:

Book a time slot through the link: https://nyu-shanghai.libcal.com/space/43996

Step 2: 

Log in to the computer with your NetID and password

Step 3:

Log in to the Bloomberg with the library account (in the guide on the desk)

Step 4:

Type in “BBG” and press <go>

Step 5:

When you see the windows with information below. That means you activate the connection between the Bloomberg terminal and Bloomberg.com.

Step 6:

Now you can use the browser and access all the news in Bloomberg.com for free!

Please use the terminal within your reserved time slots. Thanks!

Workshop | Skills for Success: Library Research Essentials

This week (9/12-18), join us for the following workshops. Plan ahead for future weeks by exploring the Library Class Calendar(for online workshops) or the Engage (for in-person workshops).

  • Skills for Success: Library Research Essentials

If you are brand new to NYU Shanghai library, this is the session for you! Join us to unlock the top secrets of the library! 🙂 You will learn how to make the best use of your library account,, access library resources from on and off campus, get help from library staff. You will have an opporuntiy to choose the topics you are interested in. Make sure to bring questions as well!

This workshop will be held in person, please register in advance on Engage: