Previous Workshops

Workshops 圖書館講座

Undergraduate Workshops

“Your Library - The Basics” Series

  • LibrarySearch Basics: A Search Engine for Your Assignments and Research
  • Finding Library’s E-Resources for Your Assignments and Research

Sharpen Your Information Research Skills Series

  • Search Strategies for Articles, Books, E-Books and more for Your Studies and Research
  • Newspapers: Finding Historical and Up-To-Date News
  • Chinese Databases: Searching Materials Published in Chinese

E-Resources Series

  • SciFinder
  • CNKI 中國知網

Searching Skills Series

  • LibrarySearch: A Search Engine for Your Assignments and Research
  • Search Strategies for Articles, Books and E-News for Your Studies and Research
  • Finding Information about Hong Kong

Academic Honesty Series

  • Demonstrating Academic Honesty in University Writing Assignments

Assignment Season Series

  • Develop an Effective Search Strategy for Your Assignment
  • Finding Academic Sources to Support Your Arguments
  • Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism -- The Basics
  • Acknowledging the Sources – RefWorks Hands-on Experience
  • Managing Reference Citations with EndNote
  • Literature Review for a Successful Paper

Job Hunting & Further Studies Series

  • All You Need to Know about Preparation for Further Studies – From Searching for Information to Writing Personal Statements
  • All You Need to Know about Job Hunting - From Searching for Information to Composing CVs & Attending Interviews

“MakerSpace - The Basics” Series

  • Introduction to the Creative Media Studio : Video Recording in a Simple Way
  • Introduction to Digital Fabrication : 3D Printing, Laser Cutting and UV Printing

Maker Skills Series

  • Introduction to 3D Printing by using Tinkercad
  • Introduction to iMovie
  • Introduction to Adobe Illustrator for Laser Cutting Machine


Postgraduate, Researcher and Faculty Workshops

Research Skills Workshops Series

  • Program 1: Sharpening Your Research Skills
    • Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (I)
    • Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Multi-disciplinary Databases (II)
    • Exploring Research Information in Your Field in Citation Databases
    • Getting New Research Information Automatically
    • Literature Review for a Good Research Paper
    • Finding Theses and Dissertations in Your Research Area
  • Program 2: Managing Citations for Your Research
    • EndNote for Postgraduates and Researchers (Windows version)

Researcher Workshops

  • How to Measure Impact of Research Papers
  • Citation Analysis Tools for Ranking Journals
  • Understanding Open Access Publishing
  • Read & Publish Author Training by Cambridge University Press
    Guest Speaker: Caroline Kerbyson, Training Manager, Cambridge University Press
  • Publish & Read Onboarding Session by Karger Publishers
    Guest Speakers: Karger Editorial Staff and Tony O'Rourke, Vice-President of ENAGO
  • Using ORCID to connect your research activities
  • Author Identifier: Making yourself distinguishable
  • Using ATLAS.ti for Qualitative Data Analysis

Digital Scholarship and Research Data Workshops

  • Mastering Data Management Plan in One Hour
  • Introduction to GIS & ArcGIS
    Invited speaker: Representative from Esri China (Hong Kong) Ltd.
  • Introducing Digital Humanities for Study and Research
  • A Quick Glance of Online Text Analysing Tools
  • Visualising Network Relationships with Gephi
  • Research Data in the Big Data Era
  • Introduction to R Programming and Data Analysis (Hands-on)
    Invited speaker: Prof. Liang Hai, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK
  • Understanding Research Data Management
  • Writing Data Management Plans with DMPTool
  • Introduction to ArcGIS and QGIS for Digital Scholarship Projects
  • Basics of Data Mining with Weka (Hands-on)
  • Introduction to R for Statistical Analysis
    Invited speaker: Prof. Michael Chan, Associate Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, CUHK

Workshops on AIMS and Research Portal

  • Research Output Management with AIMS

Scientific Writing Workshops

  • Successful Writing in the Life Sciences: Designing Effective Figures and Tables

NVivo Workshop

  • NVivo: A Powerful Tool to Address Your Research Questions
  • NVivo: Strategies to Advance Qualitative Data Analysis

Library Workshops for Research Postgraduates: Thesis Writing Tips

  • Structuring a Thesis Introduction: How to Get Readers Hooked at the Beginning
  • Writing an Abstract for Your Thesis: How to Summarize Your Research in 500 words
  • Intensive and Profound: Chinese Thesis Writing Skills

Library Workshops for Research Postgraduates: Winning Academic Presentation Skills

  • Presentation Skills for Postgraduate Students
  • Fluent and Successful: Oral Presentation Skills in Chinese
  • Poster Design and Presentation for Postgraduate Students

Publishing Your Research Workshops

  • Constructing Your Research Paper Around an Argument: A Gateway to Publication
  • Salient Features of (Publishable) Academic English
  • Towards Publication: Revising an Introduction of a Research Paper

Oral Defence Workshop

  • Designing a Successful Oral Defence

Improving Postgraduate Learning (IPL) Courses offered by Library (Organized by Graduate School and CLEAR)

  • Discover Research Information at Your Discipline
    • Group 1: Arts
    • Group 2: Business Administration
    • Group 3: Education
    • Group 4: Engineering
    • Group 5: Medicine
    • Group 6: Science
    • Group 7: Social Science
    • Group 8: Law
    • Group 9: Chinese Law (at Graduate Law Centre)
  • Managing and Creating Reference Citations with RefWorks
  • Observing Intellectual Property and Copyright Law during Research