Students who have attended THREE Library Workshops within this academic year, their participation will be recorded in the Co-curricular Achievement Transcript (CAT) issued by the Centre STARS. All workshop participants who have attended THREE workshops can get a certificate issued by the Library.
Theme 1: Essential Skills for Academic Success
|LS003S||Internet Searching (Part 1) - Surfing the Internet for Useful Information||2:30 PM - 3:30 PM||7 Apr 2018 (Sat)||Available|
|LS006||Accessing Dissertations Around the World||2:30 PM - 4:00 PM||11 Apr 2018 (Wed)||Available|
Theme 2: Staying Focused: Tapping on specialized information tools
There is no workshop for this theme.
Theme 3: Reference Management Tools
|LS056||Using EndNote (Part 1 : Essential Features)||2:30 PM - 4:00 PM||17 Apr 2018 (Tue)||Available|
|LS057N||Using EndNote (Part 2: Advanced Features)||6:30 PM - 8:00 PM||20 Apr 2018 (Fri)||Available|
Theme 4: Research Analysis: Tools to support authors and scholarly publishing
|LS045||Using Essential Science Indicators to Analyse Research Performance||2:30 PM - 3:30 PM||10 Apr 2018 (Tue)||Available|
|LS062||Using SciVal to Identify Research Potentials||2:30 PM - 3:45 PM||25 Apr 2018 (Wed)||Available|
LS003S - Internet Searching (Part 1) - Surfing the Internet for Useful Information
This workshop covers how to search the Internet effectively and to evaluate the information they retrieved. Instruction and hands-on practice on using search engines, metasearch engines and specialized databases will be included.
LS045 - Using Essential Science Indicators to Analyse Research Performance
Essential Science Indicators is a compilation of statistical information (publication, citation, and cites-per-paper counts) for scientists, institutions, countries, and journals. This workshop will show participants how to use this valuable tool to:
- analyse research performance of companies, institutions, countries, and journals
- rank top countries, journals, scientists, papers, and institutions by field of research
- determine research output and impact in specific fields of research
LS006 - Accessing Dissertations Around the World
This workshop will cover searching and accessing dissertations in and beyond the Library. Apart from databases such as PolyU Electronic Theses, Digital Dissertation Consortium, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, China Doctor Dissertations Full-text Database (中國博士學位論文全文數據庫), international theses websites will also be introduced.
LS056 - Using EndNote (Part 1 : Essential Features)
This workshop will cover basic features of EndNote X8 – from downloading the software, adding references, organizing and managing references, to creating bibliographies in different citation styles. Participants will be able to work on the software and experience different features through hands-on exercises.
You may read the EndNote guide before the workshop
LS057N - Using EndNote (Part 2: Advanced Features)
In this workshop, participants will get to explore additional features available in EndNote X8 such as managing PDF files, working with Groups, finding and editing output styles, synchronizing EndNote web with Desktop Library, and more.
You may read the EndNote guide before the workshop: Reference Management Tools: EndNote
LS062 - Using SciVal to Identify Research Potentials
SciVal is a web-based strategic analysis tool using Scopus data. This workshop will cover basics of SciVal, its underlying data, and the modules of SciVal. Participants will learn to use the tools to identify and analyze existing and potential research collaboration opportunities and analyze emerging areas of research.