Research Skills Workshops Series (Sep to Nov 2016)

Date: 
19/08/2016 to 18/11/2016

The Library is pleased to arrange a series of research skills workshops for researchers and postgraduate students. CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are all welcome to join the workshops. Interested undergraduate students are also welcome to attend.

Program 1: Sharpen 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 strategies and sources for identifying literature reviews in various disciplines
  • Search skills for literature databases

22 Sep (Thu) 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
30 Sep (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

Getting Your Research Information to Come to You – Web of Science Core Collection, Scopus & ScienceDirect

This workshop will demonstrate:

  • How to use Web of Science Core Collection, Scopus and ScienceDirect to create search alerts so that the most updated search results will be sent to you automatically by email
  • Setting up of citation alerts of journal articles

28 Sep (Wed) 3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
30 Sep (Fri) 10:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Venue: User Education Room 2, G/F, University Library

Finding Theses and Dissertations in Your Research Area

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

19 Oct (Wed) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon
3 Nov (Thu) 6:30 p.m.– 8:00 p.m.

Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library

Program 2: Measuring and Showcasing Your Research Impact

Make Yourself Discoverable on the Web: Setting Up a Researcher Profile

Do you want your research papers to get more citations? Do you want your research activities being known and get more funding support? This workshop is to help you set up researcher profiles in ORCID, Google Scholar, and ResearcherID to enhance your discoverability on the Web.

5 Oct (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library

Managing Your Author Identity – ORCID iD

Establishing an author identity with the use of ID is increasingly important to distinguish yourself accurately in the research community from those of others with similar names so that your scholarly publications can be easily recognized. ORCID is established as a non-profit organization to help you with this. This workshop will show you:

  • What is ORCID iD and why use it
  • How to set-up an ORCID profile as a free and persistent digital identifier that uniquely distinguishes yourself
  • How to connect your research activities such as your latest publication, and linking automatically your other IDs such as ResearcherID with ORCID iD

12 Oct (Wed) 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
4 Nov (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library

Increasing Visibility of Your Research – Use of Citation Analysis Tools

This workshop will introduce how to:

  • Find ranking of journals from Journal Citation Reports on InCites and SCImago for selecting journals for publications
  • Find citation counts in Web of Science Core Collection, Scopus, and Google Scholar
  • Find an author’s h-index

2 Nov (Wed) 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
18 Nov (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library

Medium of Instruction: Cantonese (English might be used if users require.)
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form