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Seminars

Database training and seminars may be offered from time to time by vendors. All staff and students are welcome to join in.

 






E-Resources Training: Cochrane Library (via Gotowebinar)

Topic: Introduction to Cochrane Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.  This training session will be useful for researchers, students, clinicians and librarians focused on the medical and health sciences.

The session covers:

  • What’s in the Cochrane Library?
  • Search and browse features
  • Navigating the search results page and using filters
  • New features (including PICO search)
  • Q&A

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2420481803714173452

Title Date Time Instructor Venue Register Add to my Calendar
E-Resources Training: Cochrane Library (via Gotowebinar) 27 October 2021
Wednesday 
13:00 - 14:00 Ms. Autumn Tay, Customer Success Manager, Asia Pacific, Wiley Gotowebinar    click here to download ics file





E-Resources Training: Sage Research Methods (via Zoom)

Topic: Use SAGE Research Methods as resource for research and teaching

SAGE Research Methods (SRM) provides material to guide users through every step of the research process. It has many content types, including a quick dictionary definition, a case study from researcher in the field, a downloadable teaching dataset, a full-text title from the Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences series, or a video tutorial showing research in action.

The session covers:

  • SRM overview and effective ways to retrieve contents
  • Using smart tools to improve research and teaching
    -Methods Map
    -Project Planner
    -Which Stats Test
  • Enhance research experience – Collaboration and Sharing

Title Date Time Instructor Venue Register Add to my Calendar
E-Resources Training: Sage Research Methods (via Zoom) 28 October 2021
Thursday 
13:00 - 14:00 Dr. Khee Hiang Lim, Customer Relations Training Manager, SAGE Publishing Zoom  Click here click here to download ics file





E-Resources Training: 中國知網 CNKI (via Zoom)

Topic: 中國知網——中文學術文獻檢索的有效方法
(Effective searching using CNKI for academic research)

中國知網 (CNKI) is a comprehensive key Chinese database including journals, doctoral dissertations, masters' theses, proceedings, newspapers, yearbooks, statistical yearbooks, reference works, etc.

The session covers:

  1. 如何使用中國知網檢索學術文獻
  2. How to find academic journal articles efficiently and effectively
  3. 如何使用中國統計年鑒數據庫快速獲取統計數據
  4. How to retrieve data swiftly from China’s Statistical Yearbook Database
  5. 如何使用中國知網工具書庫檢索權威解釋和百科資料
  6. How to search within CNKI Reference Work Database
  7. 中國引文數據庫簡介
  8. Introduction to China Citation Database
  9. Q&A session

This online training will be conducted in Putonghua.

Title Date Time Instructor Venue Register Add to my Calendar
E-Resources Training: 中國知網 CNKI (via Zoom) 26 October 2021
Tuesday 
13:00 - 14:30 Mr. Patrick Zhu, Sales Manager, Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Co., Ltd. Beijing Zoom  Click here click here to download ics file





The Landscape and Transformative Role of Preprints (via Zoom)

Publishing preprints as an early step of sharing research discoveries and findings is growing across multiple disciplines, especially under the recent coronavirus pandemic. In this seminar, we will look into the development of the use of preprints, how its role has been transformed within the scholarly publishing field, and the current practices of preprint publication at preprint servers.

The session is co-organized with Elsevier and covers the following sub-topics delivered by distinguished guests:

  • Introduction to preprints
    Ms. Shirley Decker-Lucke, Content Director, SSRN/Elsevier
  • Glimpsing the future of preprints
    Dr. Jessica Polka, Executive Director, ASAPbio

Registration URL: https://tinyurl.com/regpreprint

Title Date Time Instructor Venue Register Add to my Calendar
The Landscape and Transformative Role of Preprints (via Zoom) 27 October 2021
Wednesday 
10:00 - 11:15 Ms. Shirley Decker-Lucke; Dr. Jessica Polka Zoom    click here to download ics file





Trends and Practices in Open Data and Data Publishing (via Zoom)

Open data is becoming common as a requirement in scientific research and scholarly publishing. This seminar will highlight a range of topics in the recent initiatives and support available to researchers in sharing their research data openly, from the perspectives of editors in scholarly journals and publishers.

The session is co-organized with Elsevier and covers the following sub-topics delivered by distinguished guests:

  • Research data services @HKU Libraries
    Mr. Jesse Xiao, Data and Scholarly Communication Librarian, HKU Libraries
  • Open research and data sharing – The case study of Data in Brief
    Prof. Yolanda Picó, Editor in Chief, Data in Brief
  • Sharing your data effectively
    Dr. Veronique van den Berghe, Senior Editor, Scientific Data
  • Supporting research data across Springer Nature: joining up policy and practice
    Mr. Graham Smith, Research Data Manager, Springer Nature

Registration URL: https://tinyurl.com/regopendata

Title Date Time Instructor Venue Register Add to my Calendar
Trends and Practices in Open Data and Data Publishing (via Zoom) 25 October 2021
Monday 
15:00 - 17:00 Mr. Jesse Xiao; Prof. Yolanda Picó; Dr. Veronique van den Berghe; Mr. Graham Smith Zoom    click here to download ics file