The Library arranges interactive workshops for students and staff throughout the year. See a list of the workshop topics currently offered as follows:
Publishing 101 - Basics of Academic Journal Publishing
Managing Author Profiles to Increase Your Research Visibility
Using Journal Analyzing Tools to Evaluate Journals
Citation Databases - Web of Science and Scopus
Citing References and Avoiding Plagiarism
E-discovery - Finding Standards
Bloomberg and CNKI Trainings
Bloomberg Webinar: Getting Started on Bloomberg
Effective Literature Search using China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)
Bloomberg Webinar: Bloomberg Equity Analysis Tools
Disciplinary Research Information
Databases for Hotel and Tourism Management
Specialized Information for Fashion Marketing and Textiles
Resources for China Studies
Specialized Webinar for Health Sciences Subjects
Mastering Techniques in Searching Business and Financial Databases
Workshop / Webinar Synopses
LS074 - Publishing 101 - Basics of Academic Journal Publishing
This webinar will introduce the basics of academic journal publishing process - from choosing the right journal for submission, getting through peer review, to sharing your works online after publication and tracing the impact of your publications. Topics on open access, copyright and tips to increase research visibility will also be addressed.
LS055 - Managing Author Profiles to Increase Your Research Visibility
This workshop will introduce the commonly used author profiling tools a researcher may use to showcase their publications and other research outputs. The author profiling tools covered in this workshop will include Scopus Author ID, ORCID and ResearcherID (Web of Science). H-index, which can be used to measure the research performance of an author, will also be introduced.
You may read the library guide before the workshop: Research Visibility: Researcher Profile
Library Online Courses
Library online courses provide self-paced online learning environment via Learn@PolyU for students and staff to acquire knowledge for their learning and research. View details and register the available titles now:
- Library Resources and Services for Undergraduate Students
- Library Resources and Services for Postgraduate Students
- Using EndNote
CAT & e-Certificate
Students who have participated in our online courses and webinars will have their attendance recorded in the Co-curricular Achievement Transcript (CAT) issued by the Centre STARS by semester end, after the completion of all sessions for the semester. E-certificate for online courses will be auto-generated via Learn@PolyU when participants complete the course. For webinars, you can apply a library e-certificates after logging in to the workshop page (click “CAT & e-Certificate”).
Request a Library Workshop / Webinar
The Library can arrange custom workshops/webinars for classes with course-specific research needs. Please contact your Faculty Librarian for help.