Research Skills Workshops Series (Sept – Oct 2018)

Date: 
20/09/2018 to 16/10/2018

Come to learn how to enhance your research skills!  All CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are welcome to join the following research skills workshops in September and October 2018. 

Program : Sharpening Your Research Skills

Literature Review for a Successful Research Paper

This workshop will cover the following to help you conduct a good literature review:

  • The purpose and process of literature review
  • The structure of a literature review
  • Effective strategies for identifying relevant literature

19 Sept (Wed) 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Webinar
Registration: Click here to register

 

Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (I)

This workshop will demonstrate:

  • How to use ScienceDirect, IEEE Xplore, EBSCOHost and ProQuest to discover research information in your research field
  • Advanced search features in the databases
  • Multiple databases selection (where applicable)

14 Sept (Fri) 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration: Click here to register

24 Sept (Mon) 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. **Added session rescheduled**
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration: Click here to register

27 Sept (Thu) 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration: Click here to register

 

Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (II)

This workshop will demonstrate:

  • How to use Web of Science Core Collection (Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Arts & Humanities Citation Index, etc.) and Scopus to discover research information (journal and book articles, and conference papers) in your research field
  • How to search with topic, keywords, author, author identifier, etc.

14 Sept (Fri) 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration: Click here to register

24 Sept (Mon) 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. **Added session rescheduled**
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration: Click here to register

27 Sept (Thu) 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration: Click here to register

 

Getting New Research Information Automatically

This workshop will demonstrate how to use Web of Science Core Collection, Scopus and ScienceDirect to set up:

  • search alerts so that the most updated search results will be sent to you automatically by email
  • citation alerts of journal articles and authors (where appropriate)
  • journal alerts

14 Sept (Fri) 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration:Click here to register

24 Sept (Mon) 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. **Added session rescheduled**
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration:Click here to register

27 Sept (Thu) 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration:Click here to register

 

Finding Theses and Dissertations in Your Research Area

This workshop will demonstrate how to locate theses and dissertations from universities in Hong Kong, China and other countries.

16 Oct (Tue) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Registration: Click here to register

 

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese (English might be used if users require.)

Enquiries: Email to research@lib.cuhk.edu.hk