Workshops 圖書館講座

Undergraduate Workshops | Postgraduate, Researcher and Faculty Workshops | Workshops on AIMS and Research Portal |
Postgraduate Course (CLEAR) | Request a Seminar


The Library offers a wide variety of workshops and seminars to assist both undergraduate and postgraduate students to maximize life-long learning outcomes, support faculty and researchers in developing information sources management techniques, and facilitate the university community as a whole to engage in scholarly communication activities. These workshops and seminars are held throughout the academic year, and topics range from introducing fundamental library research skills to the use of the latest data management tools. Users may also request workshops on the use of library resources in their subject areas.


Postgraduate, Researcher and Faculty Workshops

Workshops and talks on literature review, strategies for publishing in academic journals, research alert, citation management, researcher identifier creating and research impact showcasing are provided during the academic year. In addition, discussion workshops for postgraduate studies, including successful presentations and thesis writing tips, and the Research Café are also organized.


Workshops on AIMS and Research Portal (Feb – May 2017)





Medium of Instruction


Managing Your Research Output in AIMS

AIMS is the new Academic Information Management System of CUHK. This workshop aims at demonstrating to you:

  • What is AIMS and its public interface Research Portal
  • The easy way to use AIMS for managing your research outputs
  • Significant features of Research Portal
20 Feb (Mon) 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ITSC Training Room 2, Pi Ch'iu Building (Room 103 + 105) Cantonese (Powerpoint in English)  
7 Apr (Fri) 9:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m.


26 Apr (Wed) 2:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m Click here to register
18 May (Thu) 2:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. English Click here to register
Archiving Research Outputs in AIMS’ Research Portal

There are lots of benefits in depositing the full text of your research outputs in AIMS that can be openly accessed in Research Portal. These include showcasing excellence of your research, increasing the chance of getting more citations for your output, more discoverable in the research community, etc. This workshop is to demonstrate:

  • A number of easy ways of depositing the full text of your output
  • The right copy of full text that should be used for depositing
  • Ways of handling copyright issues that may arise
20 Feb (Mon) 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Cantonese (Powerpoint in English)  
7 Apr (Fri) 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. CLASS CANCELLED
26 Apr (Wed) 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m Click here to register
18 May (Thu) 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m English Click here to register
Open Access and Scholarly Publishing

As a new model of scholarly publishing, open access (OA) is widely discussed in the academic community. This workshop will introduce to you:

  • Concepts, types and importance of OA publishing model
  • Pros and cons of OA
  • OA and AIMS
  • Publishing in OA journals
28 Mar (Tue) 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library Cantonese (English might be used if users require.)  


Postgraduate Course co-organized with the Graduate School and CLEAR


Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research On-line course available on Blackboard
Compulsory for ALL RESEARCH postgraduate students

Medium of Instruction:English

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Request a Seminar

Course instructors and students in groups may request seminars for a particular subject area or a specific assignment at any time during the year. From the planning stage of a course or research project, Liaison Librarians with different subject backgrounds can work with you to strengthen research skills for gathering and managing scholarly information sources.

Please contact Learning Support (for undergraduate training requirements) or Research Services (for postgraduate training requirements) for details.