Sunday, January 24, 2016

Research Skills Workshops Series (Jan to Mar 2016)

The Library is pleased to arrange a series of research skills workshops for researchers and postgraduate students. CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are all welcome to join the workshops. Interested undergraduate students are also welcome to attend.




Program 1: Sharpen Your Research Skills
Finding Theses and Dissertations in Your Research Area
This workshop demonstrates how to locate theses and dissertations from universities in Hong Kong, China and other countries.
14 Jan (Thu) 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
26 Jan (Tue) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library
Using Web of Science to Find Journal Articles and Citation Counts
This workshop demonstrates how to use Web of Science Core Collection:
  • to search for quality academic papers
  • to find the citation counts of research papers
  • to find h-index of an author
19 Jan (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Using Scopus to Find Journal Articles and Citation Counts
This workshop demonstrates how to use Scopus:
  • to search for quality academic papers
  • to find the citation counts of research papers
  • to find h-index of an author
24 Feb (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Conducting A Good Literature Review
This workshop covers the following to help you conduct a good literature review to identify gaps in the literature and formulate your research question:
  • The purpose and process of literature review
  • The strategies and sources for identifying literature reviews in various disciplines
  • Search skills for literature databases
29 Jan (Fri) 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library
Program 2: Managing Citations for Your Research
Managing Reference Citations with RefWorks
This workshop will demonstrate:
  • How to use RefWorks, a web-based bibliography management tool, to produce bibliographies and in-text references in a variety of citation styles (e.g. MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.)
  • How to use a cloud-based version of RefWorks
23 Jan (Sat) 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
3 Feb (Wed) 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Mendeley for Researchers
Mendeley is a powerful and free reference manager to organize your research papers. This workshop demonstrates:
  • How to format your citations into a bibliography in a chosen citation style
  • How to annotate and highlight in your PDFs
  • How to share references with others for better collaboration
31 Mar (Thu) 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Program 3: Disseminating Your Research Paper Effectively
Open Access for Your Publications
Open Access allows your research papers to be freely available online to maximize their visibility and use, and the authors have the means to control integrity of their rights in their publications. This workshop demonstrates:
  • Concept, types and importance of OA
  • How to choose appropriate Open Access journals and in-house green repositories for sharing scholarly works
  • How to use OA to promote personal research work and build academic reputation
23 Feb (Tue) 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library
Program 4: Measuring and Showcasing Your Research Impact
Managing Your Author Identity – ORCID iD
Establishing an author identity with the use of ID is increasingly important to distinguish yourself accurately in the research community from those of others with similar names so that your scholarly publications can be easily recognized. ORCID is an open, non-profit, community-driven effort to serve this purpose. This workshop aims at showing you:
  • What is ORCID iD and why use it
  • How to set-up an ORCID profile as a free and persistent digital identifier that uniquely distinguishes yourself
  • How to connect your research activities such as your latest publication, and linking automatically your other IDs such as ResearcherID with ORCID iD
27 Feb (Sat) 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Multi-purpose Room 1, 1/F, University Library
Program 5: Copyright and Research
Copyright for Scholarly Publishing
This workshop will demonstrate:
  • Copyright issues relating to scholarly publishing
  • Retain your own author's rights in scholarly publishing
  • Using Creative Commons license for copyright protection in open access environment
29 Feb (Mon) 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
23 Mar (Wed) 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library
Copyright for Thesis Writing
This workshop covers:
  • What is copyright?
  • Copyright context in Hong Kong
  • Who holds ownership of the copyright to a CUHK thesis or dissertation?
  • What is third party copyright material?
  • Copyright exemption - Fair Dealing
  • What you should do with third party copyright materials in your thesis?
  • What you should do when using your own published journal article in your thesis?
16 Mar (Wed) 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese (English might be used if users require.)
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

Donation Ceremony of the Professor Eric Lye Kum Chew Collection

黎錦超教授特藏捐贈典禮





To acknowledge the generous donation by Mrs. Joan Leung Lye, wife of the late Professor Eric Lye, a donation ceremony of the “Professor Eric Lye Kum Chew Collection” was held by the School of Architecture on 14 January 2016 in the Architecture Library.  Officiating guests included (from left to right): Professor Nelson Chen, Director of the School of Architecture; Professor Chiu Chi-yue, Dean of Social Science; Mrs. Joan Leung Lye; Professor Fok Tai-fai, Pro-Vice-Chancellor; Ms. Louise Jones, University Librarian and Professor Ho Puay-Peng, School of Architecture.

Please visit the Library Catalogue for details on the Professor Eric Lye Kum Chew Collection.

為感謝黎錦超教授夫人黎梁慶儀女士之慷慨捐贈,建築學院已於二零一六年一月十四日在建築學圖書館舉行「黎錦超教授特藏」捐贈典禮。主禮嘉賓包括(由左至右):建築學院院長陳丙驊教授、社會科學院院長趙志裕教授、黎梁慶儀女士、副校長霍泰輝教授、大學圖書館館長李露絲女士及建築學院何培斌教授。

請瀏覽圖書館目錄查閱「黎錦超教授特藏」。

                          Opening Speech by Professor Nelson Chen, Director of the School 
                          of Architecture.  
                          建築學院院長陳丙驊教授致開幕辭。




                          Ms. Louise Jones, University Librarian, delivering a thank you note. 
                          大學圖書館館長李露絲女士致謝辭。




                          Mrs. Joan Leung Lye delivering a speech.
                          黎梁慶儀女士致辭。



                          Dedicated book shelf for the Collection   
                       「黎錦超教授特藏」專架  

                          Sketches and drawings of Professor Eric Lye 
                          黎錦超教授之繪圖、建築畫