Research Skills Workshops Series (Sep 2020)

Date: 
23/08/2020 to 29/09/2020

Join our online workshops to learn how to sharpen your research and citation management skills. All CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are welcome!

Program 1: Sharpening Your Research Skills

Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (I)

This workshop will demonstrate:

  • How to use ScienceDirect and IEEE Xplore to discover research information in your research field
  • Advanced search features of the databases
  • Multiple databases selection (where applicable)

14 Sep (Mon) 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
Registration: Click here to register

17 Sep (Thu) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
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Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (II)

This workshop will demonstrate:

  • How to use the EBSCOHost and ProQuest databases to discover research information in your research field
  • Advanced search features of the databases
  • Multiple databases selection (where applicable)

14 Sep (Mon)  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
Registration: Click here to register

17 Sep (Thu) 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Online Workshop onlineworkshop
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Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Citation Databases

This workshop will demonstrate:

  • How to use Web of Science Core Collection (Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, 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, keywords, author, author identifier, etc.

15 Sep (Tue)  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
Registration: Click here to register

21 Sep (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
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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 (where appropriate)

15 Sep (Tue)  11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
Registration:Click here to register

21 Sep (Mon) 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
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Literature Review for a Good 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

25 Sep (Fri)  3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
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Program 2: Managing Citations for Your Research

EndNote for Postgraduates and Researchers (Windows version)

This workshop will help you get started with EndNote, a citation management tool. It will demonstrate:

  • How to import references into EndNote Desktop from databases and organizing them
  • How to create an EndNote online account
  • How to produce bibliographies and in-text citations in a variety of styles (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.) for your papers

23 Sep (Wed) 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
Registration: Click here to register

29 Sep (Tue) 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Online workshop via Zoom onlineworkshop
Registration: Click here to register

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

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