Library Open Seminars on Web of Science & WiseNews

The seminars provide opportunities for you to learn the latest information on how to maximize the use of these electroinc resources for teaching, learning and research activities. They also serve as useful platforms for dialogue and exchange of information with the speakers. Online registration can be found at:

1. ISI Web of Science - Using the Analytical Tool Effectively for Research

Locating research articles from "Science Citation Index Expanded " and "Social Sciences Citation Index"
Creating citation alerts
Evaluating scholarly performance

Details of the seminar which will be conducted in English are as follows:

Date: 2 November 2005 (Wed.)
Time: 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
  (Light lunch will be provided at 12:00 noon)
Venue: NAB 209, Shaw Campus
Speaker: Mr. Mark Wheeler of Thomson Scientific

Members of the HKBU community are welcome to join the seminar. It is in particular targeted to the faculty members, research scholars, research assistants, and postgraduate students.

2. WiseNews (╣qĄl░┼│°) - a Search Engine for Chinese & English Newspapers in HK, Mainland China & Taiwan

Using the one-stop search engine to find current news in prominent and influential newspapers
Most full-text articles are dated back to 1998
Hands-on practice using computers is provided

Details of the seminar which will be conducted primarily in Cantonese are as follows:

Date: 3 November 2005 (Thur.)
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Multimedia Computer Lab., Level 4, Multimedia Learning Centre, Main Library, Shaw Campus
Speaker: Miss Xenia Wong (Representative from Wisers)

Members of the HKBU community are welcome to join the seminar.


Should you have further queries, please feel free to contact the Reference and User Education Section of the Library at 3411-5353.

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