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Research Skills Workshops Series | Workshops on AIMS and Research Portal | Introducing Digital Humanities |
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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.

 

Library Workshop: How do I use LibrarySearch effectively?

All CUHK students and staff are welcome to attend the following library workshops on our new Library's discovery tool.

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Date

Time

Venue

How do I use LibrarySearch effectively?

19 Jul (Wed) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library
27 Jul (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
3 Aug (Thu) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
8 Aug (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
17 Aug (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
22 Aug (Tue) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
23 Aug (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
29 Aug (Tue) 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
31 Aug (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese, but will change to English when there is any student who does not know Cantonese.

Enquiries: email to eref@lib.cuhk.edu.hk

 

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.

 

 Research Skills Workshops Series (Sep - Nov 2017)

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Date

Time

Venue

Registration

Program 1: 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
21 Sep (Thu) 4:00 p.m. –
5:30 p.m.
User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library Will open soon.
25 Sep (Mon) 9:30 a.m. –
11:00 a.m.
30 Sep (Sat) 2:00 p.m. –
3:30 p.m.
Webinar
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)
15 Sep (Fri) 2:00 p.m. –
2:45 p.m.
Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library Will open soon.
26 Sep (Tue) 9:30 a.m. –
10:15 a.m.
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 and 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, keyword, author, author identifier, etc.
15 Sep (Fri) 3:00 p.m. –
3:45 p.m.
Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library Will open soon.
26 Sep (Tue) 10:30 a.m. –
11:15 a.m.
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
15 Sep (Fri) 4:00 p.m. –
4:45 p.m.
Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library Will open soon.
26 Sep (Tue) 11:30 a.m. –
12:15 p.m.
Understanding the Significance of Research Papers: the Meaning behind Citation Counts and Various Metrics

This workshop will cover:

  • The strengths and limitations of different citation counts and metrics such as journal impact factors and CiteScore
  • How to use citation counts and other metrics to assess the relative significance of research papers
  • Find an author’s h-index
15 Sep (Fri) 5:00 p.m. –
5:30 p.m.
Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library Will open soon.
26 Sep (Tue) 12:30 p.m. –
1:00 p.m.
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.

20 Oct (Fri) 10:30 a.m. –
12:00 noon
Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library Will open soon.
26 Oct (Thu) 7:00 p.m. –
8:30 p.m.
Program 2: Doing Data Analysis for your Research Series
Using ATLAS.ti for Qualitative Data Analysis

This hands-on workshop will introduce how to use ATLAS.ti to conduct qualitative data analysis. Participants will learn and use ATLAS.ti to conduct:

  • Data description such as creating codes, coding, using memo, and writing comments on your data
  • Data analysis and interpretation such as using the functions of hyperlink, network view, query tool, and co-occurrence to explore patterns and develop themes

 

Remarks:
Participants will have to bring your notebook computer and install a free trial version of ATLAS.ti 8 (http://atlasti.com/free-trial-version/). Participants are welcome to bring along your qualitative research data.

1 Nov (Wed) 2:30 p.m. –
4:30 p.m.
Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library Will open soon.
17 Nov (Fri) 10:30 a.m. –
12:30 p.m.
Program 3: Enhancing Your Research Impact Series
Make Yourself Distinguishable and Discoverable on the Web – Significance of Author IDs

An author ID is to distinguish yourself accurately in the research community from others with similar names so that your scholarly publications can be easily recognized.

This workshop will demonstrate:

  • How to set up author ID and researcher profiles in different systems: ORCID, ResearcherID, AIMS, and Google Scholar, so as to enhance your discoverability on the Web
  • How to record your research activities such as your latest publication and presentations in these systems
  • How to interlink your profile amongst these systems
17 Oct (Tue) 10:30 a.m. –
11:45 a.m.
Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library Will open soon.
24 Nov (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Where to Publish to Raise Your Research Visibility? – Use of Citation Analysis Tools

The workshop will introduce how to:

  • Find ranking of journals from Journal Citation Reports on InCites and SCImago for selecting the best journal for publication
  • Use Match in EndNote to locate journals for your manuscript
  • Use InCites to compare journal performance
11 Oct (Wed) 2:30 p.m. –
4:30 p.m.
Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library Will open soon.
10 Nov (Fri) 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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

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

 

 Workshops on AIMS and Research Portal (Sep - Nov 2017)

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Date

Time

Venue

Medium of Instruction

Registration

Managing and Archiving Your Research Outputs in AIMS

AIMS is the new Academic Information Management System of CUHK for managing and depositing full text of your research outputs. This workshop will demonstrate:

  • Key features of AIMS and its public interface Research Portal
  • The easy ways to get your research outputs into AIMS
  • The easy ways to deposit the full text of your research outputs in AIMS
  • The right version of full-text for depositing and the copyright issues
29 Sep (Fri) 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ITSC Training Room 2, Pi Ch'iu Building (Room 103 + 105) Cantonese (Powerpoint in English) Will open soon.
27 Oct (Fri) 10:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Will open soon.
7 Nov (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. English Will open soon.

 

Introducing Digital Humanities (Sep - Nov 2017)

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Date

Time

Registration

Using Facilities in Digital Scholarship Lab 

This briefing session will demonstrate the use of equipment and facilities in the Digital Scholarship Lab and to introduce the software and tools available from the workstations to enable you to conduct digital scholarship research at the Lab at ease.

12 Sep (Tue) 2:30 p.m. –
3:00 p.m.
Will open soon.
14 Sep (Thu) 11:30 a.m. –
12:00 n.n.
Digital Humanities: Introduction to Tools and Methodology

This seminar will introduce the concept of Digital Humanities and some related tools and methodologies in doing humanities research in the digital world.

6 Oct (Fri) 10:30 a.m. –
12:00 n.n.
Will open soon.
23 Oct (Mon) 2:30 p.m. –
4:00 p.m. 
Introduction to GIS & ArcGIS

Conducted by ArcGIS vendor, this seminar will introduce the concept of Geographic Information System (GIS) and its use in research.  It will also cover the use of the software ArcGIS with illustration from examples of research projects.

16 Oct (Mon) 3:00 p.m. –
4:00 p.m.
Will open soon.
ArcGIS Basics for Digital Scholarship Projects (Hands-on)

ArcGIS is commonly used in digital scholarship projects for geospatial analysis.  This workshop is an introductory hands-on session to demonstrate the basic functions of this software. 

19 Oct (Thu) 2:30 p.m. –
4:30 p.m. 
Will open soon.
31 Oct (Tue) 10:30 a.m. –
12:30 p.m. 
Data Visualization in Action - R

R is a popular software for statistical computing and graphics in visualizing research data. This seminar will introduce how to make use of R to visualize your research data.

12 Oct (Thu) 11:00 a.m. –
12:30 p.m.
Will open soon.
17 Oct (Tue) 3:00 p.m. –
4:30 p.m. 

Analyzing Texts Using Voyant Tools (Hands-on)

Voyant Tools is a web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts. Join to learn how to use this online tool to analyze textual materials, no matter they are in text file or online.

18 Oct (Wed) 11:00 a.m. –
12:00 n.n. 
Will open soon.

Data Visualization in Action – Gephi (Hands-on)

Gephi is a software for visualization and exploration of graphs and networks.  This workshop will demonstrate with hands-on exercise on how to turn your data into network graphs to discover hidden message.

3 Nov (Fri) 10:30 a.m. –
12:00 n.n.
Will open soon.
9 Nov (Thu) 2:30 p.m. –
4:00 p.m. 

Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library

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

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

 

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.