Completed Webinars

Springer Nature  HEC 2021 Workshop

Springer Nature is a major new force in scientific, scholarly, professional and educational publishing, created in May 2015 through the combination of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.

They are planning workshops for the users and researchers the coming months as per the following details.

Workshop title Workshop brief Presenter Date and time Registration link Who should join
Step-by-step Guide on How to Prepare a Successful Paper – Pakistan

Writing for peer-reviewed publication is an important part of the career of researchers and scientists. However, research students and early-career scientists often face difficulties in publishing their research papers. We planned a workshop that is dedicated to guide you into how to write your paper the best way possible.

Register here for more information

Dr. Nabil Khelifi

Senior Editor – Springer Nature

September 28th

11.00 am Germany time

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/87498452547103500

Faculty members

Researchers

Graduate students

Anyone who is interested in publishing an academic article.

How to Easily Navigate Through Springer Nature Platform - Pakistan

Join the Link.springer.com  training

The aim of the workshop is to share with you about the content available and how to navigate through Springer Journals on Link.springer.com. Reserve your spot today to know

• How to use the Search function to find the information you need

• How to use some of the user friendly features on the platform

• How to search and filter your keywords

After the webinar you will be able to easily find the most relevant information that you need for your research

Leen Samarah

Account Development Manager – Springer Nature

October 12th

3.00 Pakistan time

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1162438194485804046

Faculty members

Researchers

Graduate students

Libraria

How To Get Published in Academic Journals

Wiley’s research team is glad to invite Pakistani researchers to our upcoming online workshop.

This online workshop can help researchers increase their chances of getting published in an academic journal. 

On Wednesday 29 September, 2021, 18:00 PKT. 

 

The Effects of Data Privacy Engineering on technology

Join IEEE and IAPP for a free live webinar to gain an understanding of the current pace of change, globally, in data privacy laws and the critical role tech professionals need to play in addressing corporate privacy challenges throughout the research and development process. Gain insight on tools and strategies that your tech teams can implement, including the variety of privacy engineering skills across different roles. 

Event Details:

Title: The Growing Role and Effects of Data Privacy Engineering on Technology
Date: Thursday, 30 September 2021
Time: 1:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Duration: 1 hour (45 minutes presentation, 15 minutes live Q&A)

Speaker:

Cathleen Scerbo   Chief Information Officer, IAPP
Cathleen Scerbo is Vice President, Chief Information Officer at the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a non-profit professional membership association whose mission is to define, promote and improve the privacy profession globally.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

We are pleased to bring to your notice that IEEE is arranging a series of webinars for Pakistani researchers in May & June 2021.

Details of these webinars is  mentioned below:

Session No.

Session Topic

Date/Time

1

Literature Review with IEEE Xplore Digital Library

May 25th (Tuesday), 11am – 12noon (Pakistan standard time)

2

Preparing your research paper for Publication: An IEEE Perspective

May 27th (Thursday), 11am – 12noon (Pakistan standard time)

3

Publishing your research & innovation with IEEE: Choices & Procedures

June 1st  (Tuesday), 11am – 12noon (Pakistan standard time)

4

IEEE New Resources for your technical research

June 3rd (Thursday), 11am – 12noon (Pakistan standard time)

 

Elsevier Workshop on Journal Indexing in Scopus

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

The workshop was 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)

Workshop Poster ​​​​​

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

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

 

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:

Date

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

 

Emrald Complimentary Trainings - March 2021

Date

Type

Region

Category

Topic

Duration

Registration Links

24-Feb

General

MEA

Access

Find your Emerald treasure

1Hr

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3573610015127443467

02-Mar

General

MEA

EPS

EPS Service English

1Hr

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8737644496655688715

08-Mar

General

MEA

GGP

How to Select the right Journal?

1Hr

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2976293727060234254

15-Mar

General

MEA

GGP

Structuring a publishable paper

1Hr

https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4742254536938417677

22-Mar

General

MEA

GGP

How to survive the peer review process?

1Hr

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/8602495825903948299

29-Mar

General

MEA

Cases

Writing a teaching case study

1Hr

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7531887060287539211

 

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

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.

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

 

ProQuest Trainings For HEC Universities

ProQuest trainings schedule for HEC universities is now ready for the month of November and December, 2020. ProQuest will run 6 training sessions starting from next week (one session per week).

 

Date & Time Event 
Dec 22, 2020 12:00 pm Discover ProQuest Business Premium Collection

Dec 22, 2020 12:00 pm
Discover ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global, the largest collection for electronic dissertations and theses in the world!

Dec 22, 2020 12:00 pm
How to Manage Your References Using RefWorks
Dec 8, 2020 12:00 pm ProQuest's Introduction to Publishing in Academic Journals - Part1

Dec 22, 2020 12:00 pm
ProQuest's Introduction to Publishing in Academic Journals - Part2
Dec 22, 2020 12:00 pm Dissertations & Theses eLearning Companions & Author Services Marketplace

 

Research and Publish With IEEE Xplore

IEEE had arranged two training workshops for the universities within Pakistan covering the below mentioned aspects:

 

 

ProQuest Weekly Online Trainings

 

Date

Time and Duration (Pakistan local time)

Training Title

Targeted Audience

Description

Registration Link

Wednesday 14/10/2020

11:30 am / (1 hour)

Explore the HEC Digital Library Collections for your next scholarly research (ProQuest Resources and Unified Search Engine – Summon).

Faculty, researchers and students (all)

Explore HEC Digital Library portal, Digital Library Collections and its diverse content types to help you boost your knowledge and research skills

https://proquestmeetings.webex.com/proquestmeetings/onstage/g.php?MTID=ecda846ff36b6a25f5ae1df1474ad622b

Monday 19/10/2020

11:30 am / (1 hour)

Advanced Training: How to Utilize ProQuest Journals, Dissertations, and Varied Content Types in Teaching and Research

Faculty members and researchers

Working away from your lab or campus? This Advanced Training will help you utilize ProQuest journals, dissertations, and varied content types in teaching and research

https://proquestmeetings.webex.com/proquestmeetings/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9c2793d848882a42c0fb5e6c213ea5a6

Tuesday 20/10/2020

11:30 am / (1 hour)

Advanced Training: How to Utilize ProQuest Ebooks  Collection in Teaching and Research

Faculty members and researchers

During the Virtual Learning Era, eBooks are playing a key role in Education. This advanced training will focus on how to Utilize ProQuest eBooks  Collection in Teaching and Research

https://proquestmeetings.webex.com/proquestmeetings/onstage/g.php?MTID=e58a347c461ca455135aac9ba75dd637d

Monday 26/10/2020

11:30 am /  (1 hour)

How to Manage Your References Using RefWorks

Faculty members, post graduate students and researchers

Join us to learn how best to write and manage your citations and references in your theses, dissertations and research papers using RefWorks  

https://proquestmeetings.webex.com/proquestmeetings/onstage/g.php?MTID=e16fab511e506eca2ed0c1d81e1314262

Tuesday 27/10/2020

11:30 am / (1 hour)

5 Tips for Getting Published: Maximize Your Chances to Get Your Paper Accepted in Academic Journals!

Faculty members, post graduate students and researchers

This introductory session will provide tips for getting your article published, understanding open access and predatory publishers and will also talk about publishing ethics and how ProQuest resources can help you in your journey to authoring.

https://proquestmeetings.webex.com/proquestmeetings/onstage/g.php?MTID=e80328be6e205b289900bf8071c49b743

 

Strengthening Research Planning Using Elsevier Tool-Scopus, ScienceDirect & Mendeley.

In continuation to our initiative to support researcher across Pakistan during these unprecedented times, ELSEVIER is organizing an open webinar on on

 

Title:  “Strengthening Research Planning using Elsevier Tools-Scopus, ScienceDirect & Mendeley”

Date:  Thursday, October 22nd 2020, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Pakistan Time)

The webinar poster is HERE for your reference.

The objective of this webinar is to help researchers at Pakistan academic institutes in:

1. Understanding Research Issues

2. Scanning Research Workflow

3. Understanding Publishing Workflow

4. Journal Metrics and How to choose Journals

5. Read Quality.. Publish Quality using ScienceDirect

6. How to Use Scopus and ScienceDirect effectively.

7. Managing references using Mendeley

 

ProQuest Online Training Sessions in Pakistan

 Higher Education Commission in collaboration with ProQuest, is offered the opportunity to participate in the upcoming online training sessions being offered. Please register to attend these sessions via the links below 

1.       HEC Digital Library Introduction (At 12 PM on Monday, August 10)

2.       ProQuest Ebook Central Advanced Training (At 12 PM on Tuesday, August 11)

3.       ProQuest Platform Advanced Training (At 12 PM on Thursday, August 13)

4.       How to Manage Citations and References Using RefWorks (At 12 PM on Monday, August 17)

5.       Introduction to Publishing in Academic Journals (At 12 PM on Wednesday, August 19)

 

For more information on such trainings, please keep visiting HEC-DL (Announcements) page on the HEC website (https://www.hec.gov.pk/english/services/students/DL/Pages/Announcements.aspx)

 

Free Virtual Confrence (IEEE) 
IEEE Educational Activities and the IEEE Education Society are proud to announce a new virtual
conference, Effective Remote Instruction: Reimagining the Engineering Student Experience, scheduled each day during the week of 27-31 July 2020.
In the first half of 2020, the academic world was forced to abruptly shift from the long-established in-person classroom model to online instruction.

OVID: Training On Ovid Medical Journals & Ovid Medline Features 

The session would be of interest to anyone who is interested in searching for medical information, both casual users and researchers. It illustrates how to locate useful references and how to filter your search results, and how to output and save searches and create alerts for current awareness.

Research & Publish with IEEE Xplore 

IEEE has arranged two training sessions for the universities within Pakistan covering the below mentioned aspects.

Session 1: Research like a pro: Insider tips on using IEEE Xplore Digital Library (Wednesday, July 01, 2020, 11am PST)

Session 2: Publishing with IEEE: Preparation & submission (Thursday, July 02, 2020, 11am PST)

Session 1 is for both the students and researchers, while session 2 is more for graduate students and researchers who are interested in publishing.

Workshop with Emerald; Selection of scholarly journals for publications: Quality considerations.

After his first very successful online workshop with Emerald in April, Mr. Muhammad Kashif Saeed, Assistant Professor, Business School at GIFT University, Pakistan, and our valued Emerald brand ambassador moderated another session on Tuesday, 16 June, 2020.

Masterclass Workshop: “How to Write a Great Research Paper, and Get it Accepted by a Good Journal "organized by HEC and Elsevier South Asia on June 3rd 2020 at 11 am

 

ACS: Webinar on the fundamentals of effective scientific writing (June 9th 2020)

American Chemical Society. Join Ashutosh Sharma of the Department of Science and Technology and Dipankar Das Sarma of the Indian Institute of Science as they share how to communicate your ideas more clearly and effectively, get more of your papers published, and win that major grant!

 

Topics Covered:

  • Recognize common writing mistakes
  • Write more concisely and clearly
  • Avoid “academic” writing habits

 

ProQuest Online Training Sessions in Pakistan

In collaboration with the Higher Education Commission in Pakistan, ProQuest arranged the following webinars.

COVID-19 Challenges: How to access HEC Digital Library remotely.

This session will cover step-by-step the guidelines on accessing the
digital library and using the ProQuest resources:

  • ProQuest Business Collection
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global

Time and Date: 12 PM on Monday, June 8
 
COVID-19 Challenges: How to access Ebooks at HEC Digital Library remotely.

The session will cover step-by-step the guidelines on accessing the digital library and using the ProQuest resources:

  • Ebooks Central - Academic Complete

Time and Date: 3 PM on Wednesday, June 10

COVID-19 Challenges: How to manage Citations and References using RefWorks.

This session will help you to find out how to store and organize your research. During this session you will discover an essential tool for preparing your research papers, theses or dissertations. Additionally, you will learn how to create citations for bibliographies in APA, MLA, and other styles.
Time and Date: 12 PM on Monday, June 15
 
COVID-19 Challenges: How to start your publishing career.

This introductory session will provide tips for getting your article published, understanding open access and predatory publishers and will also talk about publishing ethics and how ProQuest resources can help you in your journey to authoring.
Time and Date: 12 PM on Thursday, July 2
 

HEC in collaboration with Elsevier. Webinar: Align yourself to the publishing process Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

This proposed webinar is the first step towards enhancing skills of young researchers/Faculty across various institutes in Pakistan.

This webinar will serve as a base and will strengthen the foundational knowledge of research scholars and aspiring faculty members about the publishing process and the basics of writing a research article.

Clarivate Analytics: Peer Review Webinar

This webinar looks at the importance of a robust peer review process for high quality, international journals. It explores some of the identifying characteristics of such journals, whilst also providing insights into peer review practices worldwide.

It tells about

  • Publons and predatory journals
  • What do we mean by ‘an international, high quality journal?
  • What have we learnt about peer review?
  • The Global State of Peer Review Series
  • Publication Peer Review study
  • Grant Peer Review study
  • AVES, an Istanbul-based independent publisher's success story

 

IEEE Webinar. Lessons in Leadership: Preparing the Future Leaders of Your Engineering Workforce (May 6, 2020, 12:00 PM EDT)

 The presenters will discuss and offer tips on how certain corporate challenges can be overcome with modern-day solutions to help you cultivate and grow your company's emerging talent into leadership roles.
 

IEEE Xplore & Beyond in 7 weeks: Helping your study and research during the COVID-19 Pandemic

IEEE organized a series of webinars to help the end users for a better understanding of the IEEE Xplore content & features and other IEEE platforms and services.

Emerald: How to Publish your research Globally? (April 9th, April 13th , April 15th, April 16th )