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Guide to Making a Presentation

1. Search for the literature about your topic

First of all, let's collect information and organize your idears on the topic for your presentation.
Collecting previous studies will give you an overview of the research field, as well as help you learn what is inportant int the field and how to present it effectively.

How to choose items

  • Search for the literature to which your professor referred in your class.
    In addition see the bibliography list in it.
  • Search on the KULINE by your research topic and related keywords.

Reference Guide "The Basics of Collecting Documents" 日本語 / English

Searching on databases

You can search on databases for electronic information and statistics as well as printed books.
For example, past articles in newspaper retrieved from a newspaper database may be useful for your research.

 2. Make a presentation

Learning how to make an effective presentation is the next step after organizing your ideas.

Kyoto university libraries have a lot of textbooks on presentation.
You need to learn what is an easy-to-understand structure and design before you start making presentation slides.

The evaluation of your presentation depends on how many listeners understand your talk.
Be careful to draw the listener's attention and focus on the crucial point of your presentation.

Search for Books

To search for books, use Kyoto university library online catalogue KULINE.
Following tags are attached to books and e-books that are recommended to read before makign a presentation.

Find books you need by searching these tags.
Refining by holding library, you can easily find the books which are at your frequently-used library or meet your needs.

Details about KULINE

3. Practice

Now, you have good presentation slides. Let's try practicing aloud.

To improve your presentation, imagine the actual situation where you will be. Asking a friend to join the rehearsal will also be useful.