Research Skills Workshops Series (Jan to Mar 2017)

Date: 
09/01/2017 to 29/03/2017

The following is a new series of research skills workshops.  All CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are welcome to join.

Program 1: Sharpen Your Research Skills

Literature Review for a Successful Research Paper

This workshop covers 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

20 Jan (Fri) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

23 Feb (Thu) 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

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.

16 Jan (Mon) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

11 Feb (Sat) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

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

 

Program 2: Managing Citation for Your Research

RefWorks for Arts and Humanities

This workshop demonstrates:

  • How to use new RefWorks, a bibliography management tool, to produce bibliographies and in-text references in a variety of citation styles (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.)
  • How to import references into new RefWorks directly from databases

18 Jan (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

RefWorks for Science and Engineering

This workshop demonstrates:

  • How to use new RefWorks, a bibliography management tool, to produce bibliographies and in-text references in a variety of citation styles (e.g. Chicago, Harvard, etc.)
  • How to import references into new RefWorks directly from databases

8 Feb (Wed) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

RefWorks for Social Science

This workshop demonstrates:

  • How to use new RefWorks, a bibliography management tool, to produce bibliographies and in-text references in a variety of citation styles (e.g. APA, Chicago, etc.)
  • How to import references into new RefWorks directly from databases

24 Feb (Fri) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

Zotero for Researchers

This workshop demonstrates:

  • How to use Zotero to collect, organize and cite your research references
  • How to import citations into Zotero directly

29 Mar (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

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

 

Program 3: Copyright and Research

Copyright for Thesis Writing

This workshop covers:

  • What is copyright?
  • Copyright context in Hong Kong
  • Who holds ownership of the copyright to a CUHK thesis or dissertation?
  • What is third party copyright material?
  • Copyright exemption - Fair Dealing
  • What you should do with third party copyright materials in your thesis?
  • What you should do when using your own published journal article in your thesis?

28 Feb (Tue) 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

Copyright for Scholarly Publishing

This workshop demonstrates:

  • Copyright issues relating to scholarly publishing
  • Retain your own author’s rights in scholarly publishing
  • Using Creative Commons license for copyright protection in open access environment

2 Mar (Thu) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

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

 

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