Online Tutorial to Assist in Research and Honours Projects

"Information Literacy Tutorials on Research Strategies"

The second library online tutorial is intended to assist Year-2 and Final-year students in completing research and honours projects.

By using four units of the tutorial on demand, you will learn how to tackle the following issues:

Troubleshoot unsatisfactory search results (Unit 1)
Evaluate Internet resources (Unit 1)
Avoid plagiarism (Unit 2)
Create references using a citation tool (Unit 2)
Use a mind map to narrow down your research topic (Unit 3)
Set up your research schedule and deadline (Unit 3)
Prepare your research log (Unit 3)
Become familiar with a variety of information resources (Unit 4)

The "Information Literacy Tutorials" is now available on WebCT at:
You can also visit the homepage of "Library Online Tutorials" and access to the "Information Literacy Tutorials". The tutorial would be activated in WebCT accounts of Year-2 and Final-year students.

The tutorial will be updated and improved continuously. Therefore, you are welcome to forward your suggestions and comments to the Library.

For enquiries regarding the content of the tutorial, please contact the Reference & Used Education of the Library at For enquiries about the WebCT account and login, please contact the WebTL Task Force at

Note: The tutorial is one of the components of a Teaching Development Grant project by the Library in collaboration with several faculty members and chaired by Dr. Alex Fung of Department of Education Studies.


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