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E-resources Discovery Week @ HKBU Library 2022: Online Workshops

24 - 28 January 2022, HKBU Library via Zoom


Attend workshops via Zoom can get chances to the Grand Prize Draw! 

The more activities you complete, the more chances you have to win the Grand Prize!

All HKBU Faculty, Staff and Students are welcome to join the online events! (Please note that only current HKBU students are eligible for the prize draw)

[Registration Here]

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 *Attendees will receive an e-certificate of attendance as long as they join an online session with at least 40 minutes duration.

Date Time Topic Speaker(s) Description Related Database(s)
Jan 24 (Monday) 10:30 – 11:30 am

Mastering Marketing Effectiveness with WARC - How to use's resources for marketing and business modules

Kenneth Lai (WARC) The complexity of Marketing today poses both as a challenge and an opportunity for marketers, brand managers, strategists and the like. As a global authority in marketing effectiveness, WARC leverages on over 21,000 case studies, 90,000 articles and data points to provide marketing insights resources for over 100 global markets. In this workshop, we will learn how best to use's resources for your day to day work and how WARC's ecosystem of partners from agencies, brands to media channel owners maximizes the WARC database. WARC
3:30 – 4:30 pm

How WiseSearch can help you in the Data-Flooded world

Johnny Lo (Wisers)

Nowadays, data is one of the major assets for everyone
Data can analyze and surveillance  your activities, behavior and preference.
Data can predict the trend in the market or society.
Data can be used as evidence or argument for your research project.

Data is enormous and produced anywhere, anytime.
But, how can we easily grasp the target data we want?
In the training, Wisers Speaker will guide users to use our search engine practically.
We will show different ways to enhance the accuracy of using our platform to reach our target data.

Jan 25 (Tuesday) 10:30 – 11:30 am

如何使用AiritiLibrary 以及iRead ebooks找尋中文資料

Ms. Linda Ku (Airiti) 介紹AiritiLibrary 以及iRead ebooks 如何操作使用找尋繁體中文資料。 華藝線上圖書館
3:30 – 4:30 pm

Introducing JSTOR

Jennifer Chang (Flysheet)

JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines. JSTOR
Jan 26 (Wednesday) 10:30 – 11:30 am

SAGE Research Methods: The Holistic Approach to Your Research

CheeWee Kan (Sage)

1. Overview of SRM
2. Research Tool: Methods Map and Project Planner
3. Questions and Answer

Sage Research Methods
3:30 – 4:30 pm

Introduction to LinkedIn Learning and Skills Trending Sharing

Alex Vong (LinkedIn Learning) This webinar will help you get started on your LinkedIn Learning journey. We will provide data and insights around why learning should be a priority and how it can benefit both you and your career. Leave this webinar with knowledge, tips for the platform, and a checklist to help you succeed with LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning
Jan 27 (Thursday) 10:30 – 11:30 am

Introduction to searching on ProQuest platform

Alan Tang (ProQuest)

The ProQuest Platform hosts multidisciplinary content containing scholarly journals, books, video & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers and more. Objectives of this session is to identify features that help provide effective and rapid searches

3:30 – 4:30 pm

Alexander Street platform Essentials

Alan Tang (ProQuest)

Introducing crucial research and learning features for success using the Alexander Street platforms

Alexander Street Press
Jan 28 (Friday) 10:30 – 11:30 am

Credo Reference-- Your Research Starting Point

Ben Jacobs (Infobase)

Please join us for a look at Credo Reference-your starting point for academic research and discover how Credo's proprietary Mindmap, in combination with Credo's extensive library of curated reference works, can direct you and your users to powerful search results throughout your library's holdings.

Credo Reference
3:30 – 4:30 pm

30 statistics in 30 secs in Statista

Brenda Lim (Statista)

Statista gives access to more than one million statistics on 80,000 topics from 22,500 sources covering roughly 170 industry sectors.
This online workshop will show you how to search and find useful statistics in Statista quickly, easily and with confidence:
· Introduction to Statista with Global Consumer Survey
· Effective ways to search for statistics and forecasts on topics of interest
· Tips & tricks on using the Statista platform including Global Consumer Survey