Throughout your university life, you will be engaged in numerous assignments, group work and projects.
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Deadlines slipping your mind? Use AssignTrack@HKU to help yourself track deadlines and manage your time! Throughout the semester, you will receive homework on and offline. Wouldn’t it be a lot more convenient if you had a personal secretary to keep track of them?
When writing essays, you may have hundreds of references, which are hard to organize, mistake-prone, and a pain to manually format. A software to minimize your trouble is Endnote, which helps you organize your bibliography and make in-text citations.
It is extremely important to substantiate your essays with good academic references, as well as properly list your references in your bibliography (you do get judged for failing to cite properly). Where can you find academic references, and how do you cite correctly?
Aside from studying, you may also engage in other personal projects during your university years. You may want to keep a blog for a hobby or a cause, or build an online portfolio to showcase your work to future collaborators or even employers.
How do you write smartly and not accidentally commit plagiarism? Here is a course by HKU Libraries, a step by step guide to learn how to appropriately cite and make reference in academic writing, which should help you stay away from plagiarism.
We have produced a beginners’ course on video production for you. Through video tutorials, you will learn the basics of camera handling, shooting techniques, and an introduction to using video editing software.
Suppose you have to set up a simple questionnaire for an assignment, or you want to ask the availability of a big group of people for an activity (which can be quite hard to keep tabs on when you have 30 people!). A free and easy-to-use resource to collect response is Google Forms.