Library Workshops

The Library arranges interactive workshops for students and staff throughout the year. See a list of the workshop topics currently offered as follows:

December Workshops

LS074

Publishing 101 - Basics of Academic Journal Publishing

Dec 2, 2020 (Wed), 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)
LS055

Managing Author Profiles to Increase Your Research Visibility

Dec 8, 2020 (Tue), 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)

November Workshops

LS034

Using Journal Analyzing Tools to Evaluate Journals

Nov 9, 2020 (Mon), 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)
LS011

Citation Databases - Web of Science and Scopus

Nov 19, 2020 (Thu), 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)

October Workshops

LS039

Citing References and Avoiding Plagiarism

Oct 19, 2020 (Mon), 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)
LSE-02

E-discovery - Finding Standards

Oct 28, 2020 (Wed), 1:00 - 1:30 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)

Bloomberg and CNKI Trainings

LST-07

Bloomberg Webinar: Getting Started on Bloomberg

Oct 12, 2020 (Mon), 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)
LST-12

Effective Literature Search using China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)

Oct 15, 2020 (Thu), 3:00 - 4:30 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)
LST-08

Bloomberg Webinar: Bloomberg Equity Analysis Tools

Oct 16, 2020 (Fri), 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)

Disciplinary Research Information

LS073

Databases for Hotel and Tourism Management

Sep 21, 2020 (Mon), 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)
LS077

Specialized Information for Fashion Marketing and Textiles

Sep 23, 2020 (Wed), 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)
LS053

Resources for China Studies

Sep 29, 2020 (Tue), 2:30 - 3:45 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)
LS060

Specialized Webinar for Health Sciences Subjects

Oct 8, 2020 (Thu), 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)
LS042

Mastering Techniques in Searching Business and Financial Databases

Oct 13, 2020 (Tue), 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Webinar, platform: Learn@PolyU (Collaborate Ultra)

Workshop / Webinar Synopses

 
2 Dec

LS074 - Publishing 101 - Basics of Academic Journal Publishing

Date: Dec 2, 2020 (Wed)
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 PM (1h30m)

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.

Target participants: Postgraduate students and research staff
Instructor: Aster Zhao
 
8 Dec

LS055 - Managing Author Profiles to Increase Your Research Visibility

Date: Dec 8, 2020 (Tue)
Time: 2:30 - 3:30 PM (1h)

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

Target participants: Postgraduate students and academic staff
Instructor: Eddie Ko

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:

  1. Library Resources and Services for Undergraduate Students
  2. Library Resources and Services for Postgraduate Students
  3. 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.