Library Training

The Library regularly promotes user training activities in the area of services and available resources, databases, bibliographic managers, deposit of scientific production and plagiarism, by appointment.

Course directors or professors of a discipline, interested in disclosing a specific basis to students, may ask the Library to organise these sessions.

User Training

  • Initial training on library use (1st cycle)
    To register, contact nsequeira@ualg.pt
    Target audience: First cycle students, in class, to be scheduled with the class tutor
     
  • Training on library use and resources (2nd and 3rd cycle)
    To register, contact nsequeira@ualg.pt
    Target audience: second and third cycle students, in class, to be scheduled with the class tutor
     
  • Electronic books and bibliographic bases: what is available at UAlg?
    To register, contact nsequeira@ualg.pt
    Target audience: Academic community in general
     
  • Search for electronic bibliographic resources - advanced training
    To register, contact nsequeira@ualg.pt
    Target audience: Teaching staff, researchers and final-year students in first, second and third cycles
     
  • B-ON: Explore the bibliography search portal
    To register, contact mjbarra@ualg.pt
    Target audience: Academic community in general
     
  • UAlg's scientific production ecosystem: CIENCIAVITAE, SAPIENTIA E ORCID
    Registration for epacheco@ualg.pt
    Target audience: Teachers, researchers / depositors and / or mediators
     
  • Mendeley, bibliography and PDF manager
    Registration for epacheco@ualg.pt
    Target audience: Academic community in general
     
  • How to assess the reliability of a scientific publication
    Registration for epacheco@ualg.pt
    Target audience: Teaching staff, researchers, authors of scientific articles
     
  • URKUND: The UAlg plagiarism detection system
    To register, contact mxdias@ualg.pt
    Target audience: Academic community in general

UAlg Team Lectures

  • How to use bibliographical references and quotes
    Target audience: Year 12 (duration: 1h30)
     
  • Search for freely accessible information on how to search scientific databases, articles and books of cultural and scientific interest, open access and with the full text.
    Target audience: Year 12 (duration: 1h30)
     
  • Discovering the European Union, a journey through time, over the continent, peoples, languages, economic activities, famous personalities and the history of the European Union: institutions, policies, enlargement and perspectives for the future.
    Target audience: Years 9-12 (duration: 1h30)