Upcoming On Demand Completed


Upcoming Webinars

Webinar with Steve W. Cranford, Editor-in-Chief,Matter

Join us for a webinar with Steve W. Cranford, Editor-in-Chief, Matter (Cell Press Journal) to learn techniques and strategies to set yourself up for publishing success. Dr. Cranford will share details about the growth of multidisciplinary Cell Press journals and tips on developing your manuscript and will elaborate on his experience working with researchers throughout the publishing cycle. Join this engaging webinar and get answers to your questions in the Q&A session.

Attend this free webinar to:

Ø  Learn tips for writing and developing a strong narrative for your work.

Ø  Learn techniques and strategies to set yourself up for publishing success.

WhenThursday, February 25, 2021 at 3:30 PM to 05:30 PM (IST)

WhereVirtual, Zoom Event

Registration Link:


Login details will be sent to registrants automatically post registration.


An online participation certificate will be given to all the participants.


Emrald Complimentary Trainings - March 2021







Registration Links





Find your Emerald treasure







EPS Service English







How to Select the right Journal?







Structuring a publishable paper







How to survive the peer review process?







Writing a teaching case study




ProQuest Training Program

ProQuest under the patronage of Higher Education Commission is continuously working to Enhance the Research Experience in the Pakistani Universities and in order to do so, ProQuest is conducting weekly trainings every month.


The schedule and training details for February and March 2021 trainings are mentioned below:



Time (Pakistan Local Time)

Training Title

Tuesday 02-02-2021

12pm Mid-day

Boost your knowledge with ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global Database!

Tuesday 16-02-2021

12pm Mid-day

Boost your knowledge with ProQuest Business Premium Collection Database!

Tuesday 09-03-2021

12pm Mid-day

Discover HEC resources using Summon discovery search engine and take your research to the next level using RefWorks reference management tool!

Tuesday 16-03-2021

12pm Mid-day

Get the necessary knowledge to maximize your chance for your paper to get accepted in academic journals – Part1

Tuesday 23-03-2021

12pm Mid-day

Get the necessary knowledge to maximize your chance for your paper to get accepted in academic journals – Part2


Registration Link for all the above mentioned trainings is:


Elsevier Workshop on Journal Indexing in Scopus

This workshop is being organized by Elsevier in collaboration with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan .

The workshop is directed toward enhancing the knowledge of the Journal Editors, reviewers and wider research community on:

(i) Power of Scopus, Pre-requisites and Process of Journal Indexation

(ii) Different Journal Impact Measures and Benefits after Scopus Indexing

(iii) Predatory Publishing and Scopus Content Curation

The workshop will be followed up with a Q&A and discussion round where participants can directly ask questions from the expert speakers.

When: Jan 21, 2021 03:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Pakistan Time)

Register in advance for this webinar:


Workshop Poster ​​​​​

This workshop is especially being arranged for Pakistani Researchers and Authors.

Date & Time: 27th of January 2021 at 2.30pm (Pakistan Time)

Registration Link  and details for this workshop. HEC Pakistan AWS Invitation (Make the underlined text Hyperlink to PDF)

You can also Register through: https://www.workcast.com/register?cpak=7797133042058382


Recorded Webinars

This introductory session was delivered to HEC users on Wednesday 14/10/2020.

Session Objectives:

  • Understand HEC Digital Library Portal and Collections
  • Know more and experience the unified search box – Summon
  • Understand ProQuest resources in general and how to access and use them

You can access the recording from here.

You can access the slides from here.

ProQuest Platform Advanced Training


This session was delivered to HEC users on Thursday 13/8/2020.

Session Objectives:

  • Introduce ProQuest Resources available to HEC users on ProQuest Platform
  • Share best practices and ProQuest Platform advanced features and functionalities

You can access the recording from here.

You can access the slides from here.

ProQuest Ebook Central Advanced Training

This session was delivered to HEC users on Wednesday 30/9/2020.

Session Objectives:

  • Introduce ProQuest Ebook Central Platform to HEC Users
  • Explain the importance and value of Academic Complete Collection
  • Share best practices and ProQuest Ebook Central Platform advanced features and functionalities
  • Explore some tools and options for faculty members

You can access the recording from here.

You can access the slides from here.

How to Manage Your References Using refWorks

This session was delivered to HEC users on Monday 17/8/2020.

Session Objectives:

  • Understand RefWorks Reference Management
  • Utilize RefWorks in your day to day research life
  • Experience RefWorks Tools and see how they can help and support you

You can access the recording from here.

You can access the slides from here.

ProQuest's Introduction to Publishing in Academic Journals

This session was delivered to HEC users on Wednesday 19/8/2020.

Session Objectives:

  • Apply some basic standard rules for getting your article published 
  • Use to advantage the Peer Review process
  • Evaluate the value of the open access publishing
  • Detect to avoid the predatory publishing
  • Use the ProQuest resources to help in your journey to Authoring

You can access the recording from here.

You can access the slides from here.

On Demand Webinars

On-Demand Webinar:

IEEE Xplore Best Practices and Research Strategies

Who Should AttendThis webinar would be of interest to any user of  Any engineering professionals, researchers, students, information professionals or other users of IEEE Xplore are encouraged to attend.

 What’s New @ IEEE for Libraries: Helping Libraries Drive Innovation Forward in Uncertain Times (IEEE)

 In this webinar, we’ll discuss tools and resources available from IEEE to help your organization continue to successfully transition in this environment and be prepared to drive innovation forward.

How to Enhance Your e-Curriculum for Distance Learners with e-Resources – Featuring perspectives from a librarian, professor, and publisher (IEEE)

In this webinar that covers the roles and perspectives of a librarian, professor and the publisher, we’ll discuss best practices, ideas, tools and resources needed for an institution to successfully transition a e-curriculum to better support distance learners.

Strategies for Effective Delivery of Online Engineering Courses: Best Practices, Tips and Toolkits (IEEE)

This webinar is about optimizing the learning experience for students now that faculty has had some experience with distance learning. Discussions will include strategies to keep students interested, how to build easy student engagement mechanisms, new opportunities that this type of teaching provides, tools and resources freely available to build faculty’s skillsets, innovative assessment measures to replace heavy reliance on traditional exams, and ways to prepare faculty to teach effectively in this new world.

 Helping Students Learn via Online Delivery: Considerations for Pandemic Pedagogy (IEEE)

This webinar will outline considerations for helping students switch to online learning modalities and construct productive ways to learn in these unusual circumstances. 

 Online Delivery of Engineering Programs: Tips You Can Use From an Experienced ABET-Accredited Program (IEEE)

In 2013, Arizona State University’s (ASU) Electrical Engineering program became the first bachelor’s level ABET-accredited engineering program to be available 100% online. In this virtual event, Stephen Phillips, Professor and Director of the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at ASU, discusses online delivery strategies used in the program as well as highlights lessons learned and specific techniques that can be used by faculty looking to convert to online delivery.

 Using eLearning to Support Distance Learning (IEEE)

In this free webinar, our speakers share tips and techniques that can help you supplement your curriculum and keep students learning.

Managing intellectual property (IP) in universities – perspectives on academia and industry technology transfer (Clarivate Analytics) 

We recently hosted a webinar that looked at the importance of intellectual property (IP) for universities and academic institutions and how to get value from existing IPs by identifying, protecting, managing and commercializing them.