Postgraduate/Researcher General Library Workshops

Academic writing for Postgraduates (1)     (Note: Please bring your own laptop)
In this workshop, you will explore what constitutes good academic writing and review the fundamental skills required to produce such writing. These include quoting, summarising, paraphrasing, and varied ways of citing and referencing in-text.
Date: 21 August 2019
Time: 10.00am to 12.00nn
Location: 7-2-03
Date: 10 September 2019
Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Location: 7-2-03
 
Academic writing for Postgraduates (2)     (Note: Please bring your own laptop)
This workshop aims to prepare students in structuring their research papers from conception to the actual writing process. Participants will explore the various components of a research paper and be provided with specific language guidelines and sample writings to inform their own personal writing process.
Date: 29 August 2019
Time: 10.00am to 12.30pm
Location: 7-2-03
Date: 25 September 2019
Time: 2.30pm to 5.00pm
Location: 7-2-03
 
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Advanced Literature Search
Explore techniques in this workshop to enhance your ability to systematically search for information relevant to your research. Learn how to design a search term concept map, build effective search strings, save your searches, and set up alerts in various databases.
Date: 16 August 2019
Time: 3.00pm to 4.30pm
Location: 7-1-03
Date: 4 September 2019
Time: 1.00pm to 2.30pm
Location: 7-1-03
Date: 11 October 2019
Time: 10.00am to 11.30am
Location: 7-1-03
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Literature review for Postgraduates     (Note: Please bring your own laptop)
In this workshop, you will learn how to differentiate the structures of a literature review. You will learn through activities how to organise, manage, and present information in your literature review.
Date: 27 August 2019
Time: 3.00pm to 5.00pm
Location: 7-2-03
Date: 19 September 2019
Time: 12.00nn to 2.00pm
Location: 7-2-03
 
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Developing a successful publishing strategy
This workshop provides participants with opportunities to discuss tips and tools on successful publishing strategies targeting the best journals in their disciplines.
Date: 12 September 2019
Time: 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Location: 7-1-03
  
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Maximising your impact through managed data
In this workshop, find out more about research data planning and research data best practices and tools available to Monash Malaysia.
Date: 28 August 2019
Time: 10.00am to 12.00nn
Location: 7-1-03
  
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Research Metrics
Join this introductory workshop to explore Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar to identify measures of scholarly productivity and impact. Learn how to locate metrics such as CiteScore, SJR, Impact Factor and h-index, as well as Altmetrics, which are complementary to traditional citation-based metrics.
Date: 20 August 2019
Time: 2.00pm to 4.00pm
Location: 7-1-03
Date: 20 September 2019
Time: 10.00am to 12.00nn
Location: 7-1-03
 
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Introduction to Systematic Review     (Note: Please bring your own laptop)
In this workshop, you will learn how to identify existing reviews and protocols to prevent duplication and conduct scoping searches to ensure that there are eligible studies to retrieve and review. You will also gain knowledge on how to search systematically across the various databases and “grey literature”.
Date: 3 October 2019
Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Location: 7-2-03
  
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Managing references with Citavi
Learn how to automatically manage references and generate in-text citations and a reference list in your research documents using Citavi, a reference management software supported by Monash Malaysia. You can also use the advanced functionalities of Citavi to manage your research process.
Date: 19 September 2019
Time: 9.00am - 11.00am
Location: 7-1-03
Date: 16 October 2019
Time: 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Location: 7-1-03
 
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Managing references with EndNote
Learn how to automatically manage references and generate in-text citations and a reference list in your research documents by using EndNote, a citation management software.
Date: 22 August 2019
Time: 11.00am to 12.30pm
Location: 7-1-03
Date: 18 September 2019
Time: 2.00pm to 3.30pm
Location: 7-1-03
Date: 15 October 2019
Time: 11.30am to 1.00pm
Location: 7-1-03
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Managing references with Mendeley
Learn how to automatically manage references and generate in-text citations and a reference list in your research documents using Mendeley, a free reference management software.
Date: 19 August 2019
Time: 12.00nn to 1.30pm
Location: 7-1-03
Date: 12 September 2019
Time: 10.00am to 11.30am
Location: 7-1-03
Date: 10 October 2019
Time: 11.30am to 1.00pm
Location: 7-1-03
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