Library Workshop Series (Autumn Term 2022)

Library Library Workshop Series (Autumn Term 2022)  
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The Library cordially invites you to attend the following activities and workshops.
All HKMU active students and staff are welcome.

Library Orientation Activities

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Library Subject Workshops

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Database Trainings

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Library Orientation Activities

Library Subject Workshops

Details
Date and Time
Medium of instruction
Venue/platform
Registration

Finding news and magazines via E-Library and mobile App

We will show you how to find the databases via E-library and via mobile App, if available, in 30 minutes!

Speaker

Ms. Janey Tam, HKMU Library

Agenda

  • Introduction and demonstration of the use of Library-subscribed news, newspaper and magazine databases
  • Introduction to databases providing mobile applications, including Financial Times, Kono Libraries and PressReader
7 Oct 2022 (Fri)
15:00 – 15:30
CantoneseFace to Face
(Active Learning Space@Stanley Ho Library)
Registration
Online (Zoom)Registration 

Citing references and avoiding plagiarism

Speaker

Ms. Peggy Ng, HKMU Library

Agenda

  • What is Plagiarism
  • How to read citations
  • Introduction to different citation styles
29 Oct 2022 (Sat)
16:00 – 17:00
CantoneseFace to Face
(Active Learning Space@Stanley Ho Library)
Registration
Online (Zoom)Registration
18 Nov 2022 (Fri)
18:30 – 19:30
EnglishFace to Face
(Active Learning Space@Stanley Ho Library)
Registration
Online (Zoom)Registration

Improving your language learning with Library databases

Want to improve your English? Our language learning databases can help!

Speaker

Ms. Janey Tam, HKMU Library

Agenda

  • Introduction and demonstration of the use of Library-subscribed language learning databases including Net languages, Clarity English, etc.
  • Basic training on different features and how they can help your preparation on taking IELTS exam
1 Nov 2022 (Tue)
15:00 – 15:30
CantoneseFace to Face
(Active Learning Space@Stanley Ho Library)
Registration
Online (Zoom)Registration

Finding dissertations or thesis for your study

Speaker

Ms. Janey Tam, HKMU Library

Agenda

11 Nov 2022 (Fri)
18:30 – 19:30
CantoneseFace to Face
(Active Learning Space@Stanley Ho Library)
Registration
Online (Zoom)Registration

Managing citations with EndNote Web

EndNote Web is an online reference management tool to help you organize references and use them for citing references in your papers.

Speaker

Ms. Peggy Ng, HKMU Library

Agenda

  • Account registration
  • How to create your reference collection
  • How to organize your references
  • How to export references to your paper
23 Nov 2022 (Wed)
19:00 – 20:00
CantoneseFace to Face
(Active Learning Space@Stanley Ho Library)
Registration
Online (Zoom)Registration

Note: When you have successfully signed up for the workshops, the message “Thanks for your submission” will be displayed. A reminder email and Zoom meeting link (if applicable) will be sent to registrants 1 – 2 day(s) in advance.

Quota for each face to face session: 20

Database Trainings

Details
Date and Time
Medium of instruction
Venue/platform
Registration

Getting started with SciFindern: Find scientific information effectively for your projects

SciFindern provides articles, patents, conferences, books and dissertations in chemistry and medicine.

Guest Speaker

Ms. Pamela Oon, Customer Success Specialist, CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society

Agenda

  • Introduce the contents available in SciFindern
  • Basic training on different features and searching techniques related to final year project preparation
6 Oct 2022 (Thu)
13:00 – 14:00
EnglishOnline (Zoom)Registration

CNKI 中國知網數據庫檢索和使用培訓

CNKI提供不同種類的數據庫,如︰中國期刊全文數據庫中國博士學位論文全文數據庫中國優秀碩士學位論文全文數據庫中國重要會議論文全文數據庫等。

Guest Speaker

Ms. Serena Fu (付宇嘉女士), CNKI Knowledge Consultant

Agenda

  • CNKI數據庫內容功能講解
  • CNKI全球學術快報,通過智能檢索和個人書房提供更好服務
  • 如何更好在已訂購的CNKI數據庫中查找所需文獻
12 Oct 2022 (Wed)
16:00 – 17:00
PutonghuaOnline (Zoom)Registration

Marketing and branding concentration – Real world marketing effectiveness explained with WARC resources

WARC is a platform provides a wide range of resources on marketing and advertising which includes case studies, best practice guides, research papers, and advertising trends, news, data and forecasts.

Guest Speaker

Mr. Kenneth Lai, Regional Account Manager, WARC

Agenda

  • Introduction to WARC – Global Authority in Marketing Effectiveness
  • Why we are the search engine for all things marketing
  • WARC platform explained – Strategy Module’s 20,000+ real-world marketing campaign case studies and over 50,000 articles on best practices, industry trends and all things marketing.
  • How to use WARC for school, activities and in the real world
  • Q&A
20 Oct 2022 (Thu)
16:00 – 17:00
EnglishOnline (Zoom)Registration

Kick off the academic career with SAGE Research Methods – An all-in-one resource to support your research project

Sage Research Methods provides more than 1000 books, reference works, journal articles, research method case studies, dataset and videos by world-leading academics from across the social sciences subject areas.

In this session, participants will learn how SAGE Research Methods (SRM) provides material to guide users through every step of the research process.

Guest Speaker

Mr. Jim Kao, Senior Library Sales Manager, Greater China SAGE Publications Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd

Agenda

  • SAGE Research Methods (SRM) : introduction and highlights
  • Tips on exploit SRM to excel in research methods teaching, learning and research
  • Tips on the use of SRM to facilitate paper writing and publishing
  • Live demonstration of SAGE Research Methods
24 Oct 2022 (Mon)
15:00 – 16:00
EnglishOnline (Zoom)Registration

Use of Statista: Finding statistical information for your research and study

Statista provides market research, quantitative data, statistics, business and marketing related information from various industries including consumer goods and FMCG, media and advertising, etc.

Guest Speakers

Ms. Brenda Lim, Group Director, Academia & Public Sector APAC

Mr. Wenchong Zhou, Sr. Engagement Manager, Greater China & Singapore

Agenda

  • Introduction to Statista
  • How to use Statista for statistics analysis on topics of interest, including:
    • Consumers
    • Markets
    • Brands
    • Products
8 Nov 2022 (Tue)
15:00 – 16:00
EnglishOnline (Zoom) Registration

Scopus – A powerful analytical tool to start your research journey

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature covering scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.
In this session, participant will be introduced Scopus as a tool for researchers and users who need access to the latest relevant research.

Guest Speaker

Dr Jing (Helen) XU, Elsevier Customer Consultant

Agenda

  • Introduction to Scopus and reason of using Scopus
  • How to search for articles and other types of literature on a topic
  • Identifying the most recent and influential papers in the field
  • Identifying new or tracking research trends in or across discipline(s)
  • Article publishing support and author profile management
7 Dec 2022 (Wed)
15:00 – 16:00
EnglishOnline (Zoom)Registration

Note: When you have successfully signed up for the workshops, the message “Thanks for your submission” will be displayed. A reminder email and Zoom meeting link (if applicable) will be sent to registrants 1 – 2 day(s) in advance.