Library Workshops

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Undergraduate Workshops

All CUHK undergraduate students are welcome to attend the following library workshops. Postgraduate students are also welcome to attend if they wish. After attending five courses on information research skills, you will be granted a certificate of digital literacy by the Library. Students, in groups of ten or more, can request library courses to suit their information needs and schedules.

“Your Library - The Basics” Series (Sep 2019)

Program A: Get Started with Computer Facilities in the University Library

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Program B: LibrarySearch Basics: A Search Engine for Your Assignments and Research

10 Sep 2019 (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Register
12 Sep 2019 (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Register
18 Sep 2019 (Wed) 6:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. RegisterWebinar

 

Sharpen Your Information Research Skills Series (Sep 2019)

Program A: Search Strategies: What Should You Do Before Searching

9 Sep 2019 (Mon) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Register
11 Sep 2019 (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Register
17 Sep 2019 (Tue) 6:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. RegisterWebinar

Program B: Journal Articles: How to Find the Bread-n-Butter of Academic Research

9 Sep 2019 (Mon) 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. Register
18 Sep 2019 (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Register
25 Sep 2019 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Register

Program C: Books and E-Books: An Important Source for Your Academic Studies and Research

11 Sep 2019 (Wed) 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Register
18 Sep 2019 (Wed) 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Register

Program D: Newspapers: Finding Historical and Up-To-Date News

12 Sep 2019 (Thu) 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Register
17 Sep 2019 (Tue) 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Register

Program E: Chinese Databases: Searching Materials Published in Chinese

10 Sep 2019 (Tue) 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register
19 Sep 2019 (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Register

Program F: Managing Reference Citations with RefWorks

16 Sep 2019 (Mon) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Register
24 Sep 2019 (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Register
25 Sep 2019 (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Register

 

Academic Honesty Series

Demonstrating Academic Honesty in University Writing Assignments

9 Oct 2019 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register

 

Assignment Season Series (Oct)

Program A: Develop an Effective Search Strategy for Your Assignment

14 Oct 2019 (Mon) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Register
21 Oct 2019 (Mon) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Register

Program B: Finding Academic Sources to Support Your Arguments

14 Oct 2019 (Mon) 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Register
16 Oct 2019 (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Register

Program C Literature Review for a Successful Paper

17 Oct 2019 (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Register
23 Oct 2019 (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Register

Program D: Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism - The Basics

16 Oct 2019 (Wed) 12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Register
22 Oct 2019 (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Register

Program E: Acknowledging the Sources – RefWorks Hands-on Experience

17 Oct 2019 (Thu) 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Register
29 Oct 2019 (Tue) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Register

 

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.
 

Research Skills Workshops Series
Program: Sharpening Your Research Skills
Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (I): ScienceDirect, IEEE Xplore, EBSCOHost and ProQuest 12 Sep 2019 (Thu) 9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Register
18 Sep 2019 (Wed) 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Register
23 Sep 2019 (Mon) 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Register
Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (II): Web of Science Core Collection, and Scopus 12 Sep 2019 (Thu) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon Register
18 Sep 2019 (Wed) 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register
23 Sep 2019 (Mon) 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register
Getting New Research Information Automatically 12 Sep 2019 (Thu) 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Register
18 Sep 2019 (Wed) 4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Register
23 Sep 2019 (Mon) 4:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Register
Finding Theses and Dissertations in Your Research Area 22 Oct 2019 (Tue) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Register
Literature Review for a Successful Research Paper Sep 2018 WebinarView Recording

 

Researcher Workshops
Program: Enhancing Your Research Impact
Article-level Metrics - Understanding the Significance of Research Papers 23 Oct 2019 (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Register
Using Citation Analysis Tools to Compare Journal Performance 23 Oct 2019 (Wed) 3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Register

 

Digital Scholarship and Research Data Workshops
Using Facilities in Digital Scholarship Lab 12 Sep 2019 (Thu) 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Register
Data Cleaning with OpenRefine (Hands-on) 17 Sep 2019 (Tue) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Register
Introduction to GIS & ArcGIS 20 Sep 2019 (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Register
Introducing Digital Humanities for Study and Research 24 Sep 2019 (Tue) 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register
Analysing Texts with Voyant Tools (Hands-on) 2 Oct 2019 (Wed) 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Register
25 Oct 2019 (Fri) 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Register
ArcGIS Basics for Digital Scholarship Projects (Hands-on) 10 Oct 2019 (Thu) 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Register
30 Oct 2019 (Wed) 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Register
Gephi for Network Visualisation (Hands-on) 15 Oct 2019 (Tue) 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register
6 Nov 2019 (Wed) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Register
Introduction to R Programming and Data Analysis (Hands-on) 1 Nov 2019 (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Register

 

Workshops on AIMS and Research Portal
Managing and archiving your research outputs in AIMS 26 Sep 2019 (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Register
18 Oct 2019 (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Register

 

Scientific Writing Workshops
Successful Writing in the Life Sciences: Preparing Your Data Presentation Skills - Designing Effective Figures and Tables 10 Oct 2019 (Thu) 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Register
15 Oct 2019 (Tue)
*added session
10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Register

 

NVivo Workshops
NVivo 12: A Tool for Data Coding and Conceptual Building 17 Oct 2019 (Thu) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Registration begins on 19 Sep.
4 Dec 2019 (Wed) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon Registration begins on 19 Sep.

 

Library Workshops for Research Postgraduates: Thesis Writing Tips
Structuring a Thesis Introduction: How to Get Readers Hooked at the Beginning 22 Oct 2019 (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register
Writing an Abstract for Your Thesis: How to Summarize Your Research in 500 words 24 Oct 2019 (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register
Intensive and Profound: Chinese Thesis Writing Skills 25 Oct 2019 (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Register

 

Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) Courses offered by Library
Discover Research Information at Your Discipline
Group 1: Arts 4 Sep 2019 (Wed) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Group 2: Business Administration 7 Sep 2019 (Sat) 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Group 3: Education 6 Sep 2019 (Fri) 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Group 4: Engineering 26 Aug 2019 (Mon) 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Group 5: Medicine 29 Aug 2019 (Thu) 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Group 6: Science 28 Aug 2019 (Wed) 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Group 7: Social Science 27 Aug 2019 (Tue) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Group 8: Law (on CU Campus) 21 Sep 2019 (Sat) 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Group 9: Law (at Graduate Law Centre) 5 Oct 2019 (Sat) 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Group 10: Chinese Law (at Graduate Law Centre) 28 Sep 2019 (Sat) 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Managing and Creating Reference Citations with RefWorks 26 Sep 2019 (Thu) 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
28 Sep 2019 (Sat) 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research On-line course available on Blackboard
Compulsory for ALL RESEARCH postgraduate students

For details and registration: https://www.cuhk.edu.hk/clear/prodev/ipl.html
Registration begins on 12 Aug 2019.

Enquiries: 
Email: clear@cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: 3943 6201

 

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.