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24 Apr

24th April 2017: NEW Introduction to Journals Publishing (online)

24 April, online, 10am EDT (New York); 3pm GMT (UK); 4pm CET (Central Europe) See more at: http://alpsp.org/Training/Introduction-to-Journals-Publishing-2/40229#sthash.nly9yX4F.dpuf Introduction to Journals Publishing This blended learning workshop will provide delegates with an understanding of what makes successful journal, finance and business models as well as the basics of copyright and IP. The workshop also covers the […]

12 Apr

12th-13th April 2017: Publishing Ethics for Researchers (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

ABOUT This workshop will aim to increase the learner’s understanding of best practice in scientific publishing with particular emphasis on publication ethics. The workshop will be interactive and practical: researchers will discuss and develop their knowledge of editorial policies and ethical practices to facilitate successful research publications. This course will provide participants with a greater […]

12 Apr

12th April 2017: The Value of International University Rankings (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

ABOUT This 2-hour course will be instructive and interactive as the international rankings methodologies will be systematically de-constructed. The session will discuss various strategies for university improvement. There will be a strong emphasis on openness and interaction so participants will have the opportunity to put their own points of view or to address specific questions […]

05 Apr

5th-6th April 2017: Research Design and Methodology (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

REGISTRATION ABOUT This course will serve as an overview of research design and provide structure to research planning. This workshop will cover the main areas of research design and techniques such that the participants will be better able to develop high quality research projects that are more likely to be published in high impact international […]

03 Apr

3rd-4th April 2017: Research Design and Methodology (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

REGISTRATION ABOUT This course will serve as an overview of research design and provide structure to research planning. This workshop will cover the main areas of research design and techniques such that the participants will be better able to develop high quality research projects that are more likely to be published in high impact international […]

11 Mar

11th-12th March: Writing and Publishing a Research Article (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo, Egypt

REGISTRATION ABOUT This course will be tailored for Medical Sciences Academia and will center around preparation for writing an article including bibliographical searching, personal library building and CV building. The course will tackle the main topic of writing the article itself, deconstructing the article into its component parts and giving clear advice on each part […]

28 Mar

Writing a research paper in English: Tips for ESL authors

Do you feel that because of the language barrier, peer reviewers and readers do not understand your intended meaning or the essence of your study findings? Have you received peer reviewer comments suggesting that your manuscript should be revised by a native English speaker? In this session, you will receive tips on how you can […]

27 Mar

27th-30th March 2017: Essentials of Leadership & Advanced Leadership (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

REGISTRATION ABOUT This 4-day workshop will enhance and develop the piratical leadership skills of learners by delivering an interactive, comprehensive, and scaffolding curriculum covering the topics of: Leadership Roles & Behaviours Motivating Planning & Organizing Managing Performance Leadership from Within Leading YOUR Team This course will included multiple hands-on training activities, work-based assignments, team challenges, […]

26 Feb

26th February-1st March 2017: Essentials of Leadership & Advanced Leadership (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

REGISTRATION ABOUT This 4-day workshop will enhance and develop the piratical leadership skills of learners by delivering an interactive, comprehensive, and scaffolding curriculum covering the topics of: Leadership Roles & Behaviours Motivating Planning & Organizing Managing Performance Leadership from Within Leading YOUR Team This course will included multiple hands-on training activities, work-based assignments, team challenges, […]

22 Feb

22nd- 23rd February 2017: Writing a Successful Research Grant Proposal (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo, Egypt

ABOUT The teacher emphasizes the empowerment of learners through negotiation of objectives and content, through the joint choice of projects and problems from a platform of enquiry-based learning. Throughout the sessions, there will be short instructive turns by the trainer, intensive exchange and contributions by all participants towards a common objective. The first day will […]

20 Feb

20th- 21st February 2017: Writing a Successful Research Grant Proposal (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo, Egypt

REGISTRATION ABOUT The teacher emphasizes the empowerment of learners through negotiation of objectives and content, through the joint choice of projects and problems from a platform of enquiry-based learning. Throughout the sessions, there will be short instructive turns by the trainer, intensive exchange and contributions by all participants towards a common objective. The first day […]

06 Feb

6th-7th February 2017: International University Rankings (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo, Egypt

ABOUT The course will be instructive and include an interactive strategic planning component where the rankings methodologies will be systematically de-constructed and various strategies for university improvement discussed. There is a strong emphasis on openness and interaction so participants will have the opportunity to put their own points of view or to address specific questions […]

26 Jan

26th-29th January 2017: Essentials of Leadership & Advanced Leadership (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

ABOUT  This 4-day workshop will enhance and develop the piratical leadership skills of learners by delivering an interactive, comprehensive, and scaffolding curriculum covering the topics of: Leadership Roles & Behaviours Motivating Planning & Organizing Managing Performance Leadership from Within Leading YOUR Team This course will included multiple hands-on training activities, work-based assignments, team challenges, and […]

20 Jan

20th January 2017: Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon – a shout-out to all librarians!

Participants: Librarians Event Fees: Sponsored by ‘Knowledge E‘ Registration sponsored by Knowledge E will close on 15th December. Please note that registration is binding, in the event of non-attendance, the registration fee will be debited. The Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon is a 10 km race that starts and ends on the Umm Suqeim Road, in the […]

13 Dec

13th December 2016: University Rankings (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Presenter: Philip J. Purnell, Director – Research & Publishing Services, Knowledge E Intended Audience This course is ideal for: • Senior university managers: with responsibility for strategic planning, public reporting, funding allocation or other interest in benchmarking and university rankings • Senior administrators, finance, HR and library personnel who represent the university externally • Senior researchers leading large […]

12 Dec

12th December 2016: Bibliometrics, Benchmarking and Impact Factors (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

Presenter: Philip J. Purnell, Director – Research & Publishing Services, Knowledge E Intended Audience This course is ideal for: • Senior university managers: with responsibility for strategic planning, public reporting, funding allocation or other interest in benchmarking and university rankings • Government bodies tracking their country’s performance compared with international peer countries • Library and information […]

14 Nov

14th November 2016: ORCID Workshop, Abu Dhabi, UAE

We are pleased to invite you to the ORCID workshop in Abu Dhabi on Monday 14 November 2016. The event is free to attend; however, as space is limited we do require attendees to register. The program and registration link can be found online: https://orcid.org/content/orcid-2016-abu-dhabi-workshop ORCID has over 550 organizational members globally from all sectors in […]

19 Oct

19th-23rd October 2016: The 68th Frankfurt Book Fair

– The Frankfurt Book Fair is one the leading events in the world of publishing and information services. For more details see: http://www.buchmesse.de/en/fbf/ Looking forward to another year at the Frankfurt Book Fair!

12 Oct

12th October 2016: How to Lead a Workshop (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Children’s Cancer Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

Presenter: Professor Dr. Evangelos A. Afendras Intended audience Nursing professionals who require training skills in order to disseminate information among their colleagues and need to do it in an effective manner. Any health professionals involved in teaching of students in medium sized groups whose didactic lessons will benefit from formal training on preparing for workshop training. […]

11 Oct

11th October 2016: Desigining a Research Proposal (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Children’s Cancer Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

Presenter: Professor Dr. Evangelos A. Afendras Intended Audience Research staff and managers at universities, hospitals and research institutes who have the responsibility for designing research projects and constructing proposals in response to calls from various external and internal funding bodies. Course Outline Innovation and Innovativeness are extremely important in today’s world as things change rapidly, from […]

10 Oct

10th October 2016: Writing a Grant Proposal (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Children’s Cancer Hospital, Cairo, Egypt

Presenter: Professor Dr. Evangelos A. Afendras Intended Audience Research staff, managers and administrators at universities, hospitals and research institutes who have the responsibility or are otherwise involved in the application for research funding Course Outline Writing a proposal for the funding of research in the Health sector is an act of communication. It involves a proposing […]

26 Sep

26th–29th September 2016: Paper Writing Course, (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo, Egypt

Presenter: Dr. Gustavo A. Slafer – Publishing scientific papers is a central activity in a scientist career. Although it is during our PhD/Postdoctoral training when we learn the abilities and tools to make science in our disciplinary field, the principles and tools related to writing papers are seldom explicitly taken into account. The aim of […]

26 Sep

26th–27th September 2016: Paper Writing Course, (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Presenter:  Prof. Andrea Murru Intended audience Academic researchers, from all Egyptian Universities, currently writing a research paper Established researchers who wish to improve the article writing PhD students who aim to begin publishing scholarly papers in the immediate future Library and information professionals who provide classes to faculty on this topic Course outline and schedule […]

06 Sep

6th September 2016: Reading Promotion Best Practices Modeling (Iran Public Libraries)

Presenter: Dr Maryam Nazari – As part of Iran annual reading promotion Festival, creative librarians are invited to promote their professional communication skills and learn how to develop easy-to-follow best practices models for their reading promotion experiences. The audience of this workshop are distinguished librarians across the country whose ideas on reading promotion have contributed to the promotion of reading […]

18 Jul

18th July 2016: Bibliometrics, Impact Factors and Counting Citations, (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo, Egypt

Presenter:  Philip Purnell Location:  National Training Institute, Ministry of Health & Population, Cairo, Egypt Date:  18th July 2016 Participants: Physicians, Scientific Researchers, Hospital Information Professionals The Egyptian Knowledge Bank has incorporated a series training workshops for professionals across various disciplines to provide a stimulus for the knowledge sector. Philip Purnell, Knowledge E’s Director of Research Services speaks about […]

22 May

22nd–23rd May 2016: KnE University Rankings Course, (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo, Egypt

Speaker: Philip Purnell Intended Audience: This course is ideal for Senior university managers: with responsibility for strategic planning, public reporting, funding allocation or other interest in benchmarking and university rankings Government bodies tracking their country’s performance compared with international peer countries Library and information professionals who need a deeper understanding of the indicators used by the […]

18 Apr

18th April 2016: Managing a Journal to International Standards, National Research Centre, (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo, Egypt

Speaker: Pippa Smart     Participants: 10 – 15 ENSTINET staff who support approx. 1,000 Egyptian journals. They are mixture of production editors, managing editors and CMS specialists Topic: Managing a journal to international standards (eligible for indexing in databases) Approximate timing: 9am – 3pm Room will be good for small interactive groups Projector and flip […]

30 Mar

30th March 2016: Modern Approaches to Ethics in Publishing, University of Cairo, (Egyptian Knowledge Bank) Cairo, Egypt

Presenter: Professor Elizabeth Wager The workshop was attended by university professors and journal editors and was led by Professor Elizabeth Wager, a Publications Consultant and former Chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics, and a member of the BMJ Ethics Committee, who has worked on six continents and is the author of several guidelines. The course addressed […]

29 Mar

29th March 2016: Modern Approaches to Ethics in Publishing (first training workshop as part of the Egyptian Knowledge Bank initiative), Academy of Scientific Research, Cairo, Egypt

Presenter: Professor Elizabeth Wager   The workshop was attended by Chief-editors of high impact Egyptian journals and was led by Professor Elizabeth Wager, a Publications Consultant and former Chair of the Committee on Publication Ethics, and a member of the BMJ Ethics Committee, who has worked on six continents and is the author of several guidelines. […]

13 Mar

13th March 2016, Peer Review and Bibliometrics Course, Al Maktoum Medical Library, Dubai

PEER REVIEW AND BIBLIOMETRICS COURSE INTENDED AUDIENCE This course is ideal for: Library and information professionals who need a deeper understanding of the different kinds of peer review and citation analysis of both individual researchers and journals Early to mid-­‐career researchers who aim to increase their publications by smoothly navigating the peer-­‐review process, and who […]

06 Mar

6th March 2016: ORCID UAE Workshop – for Research Managers and Administrators, Faculty Development Center, American University of Sharjah

Time: 9:00am – 1:30pm (tea and lunch will be served)                     ORCID, American University of Sharjah and Knowledge E are delighted to invite you to the 2016 UAE ORCID workshop on 6 March 2016 Workshop delegates include: Vice Provosts, Senior Management, Funders, Library Directors, Research Directors, Editors and administrative […]

24 Feb

24 February 2016 Bibliometrics Refresher Course – Tehran University of Medical Sciences

    Objectives Participants will learn the most widely used used and up to date bibliometric indicators, the limitations to bibliometrics and above all how citation analysis fits into research evaluation.   Target audience The course is designed for anyone with an interest in evaluating research outputs, performance and impact including researchers and research managers […]

22 Jan

22nd JAN 2016: Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2016 (10km Run), Dubai, UAE

‘Knowledge E Team’ is challenging all Librarian Contenders to register now for the 2016 10km Run! Event: Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon 2016 (10km Race) Event Date: 22 January 2016 Event Location (starting point): Umm Suqeim 3 (near Dubai Police Academy) Participants: Librarians Event Fees: Sponsored by ‘Knowledge E‘ Registration will close on 30th December. Please […]

16 Jan

16th – 18th January 2016: Publishing Workshops, Zayed University, Dubai Campus, Academic City, Dubai, UAE

Workshop A: Developing Young and Established Journals – Management Planning “This workshop is endorsed by the European Association of Science Editors (EASE)” Objective By the end of this workshop editors should have an outline plan for developing their journal to increase visibility, quality and impact. Target Audience This workshop is aimed at editors already experienced […]

25 Nov

25th November 2015: Evaluating and Improving Research Impact, Abu Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi Campus, UAE

Workshop A:  What International Databases Look For When Evaluating a Journal for Indexing Objectives Participants of this course will learn the major areas that international database editors look at when evaluating a journal for potential indexing in their databases. It will cover the selection criteria, procedures and preferred formats. Target Audience This course is designed […]

18 Oct

18th October 2015: Knowledge E announces our participation in the first UAE ORCID seminar, Le Royal Meridien Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Time: 9:00am – 12:00am   Register Here   ORCID and Al Khawarizmi International College are delighted to invite you to the first UAE ORCID workshop. Please note that attendance at this event is by invitation only, if you know of colleagues that would also like to attend please do email Matthew Buys (m.buys@orcid.org) to be added to the invitation […]

12 Oct

12th – 13th October 2015: SICSP 2015 Conference Workshops, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA

  The 2nd Saudi International Conference on Scientific Publishing 2015 Workshop A:  What International Databases Look For When Evaluating a Journal for Indexing Objectives Participants of this course will learn the major areas that international database editors look at when evaluating a journal for potential indexing in their databases. It will cover the selection criteria, […]

29 Mar

29th March 2015: RDA Cataloging for College of the North Atlantic Qatar (CNAQ), Doha, Qatar

This workshop will bring you the latest news on Resource Description and Access (RDA) and give you a thorough overview of the new content standard. Topics include: FRBR review; RDA Core elements for description, preferred titles and names; changes from AACR2; articulating relationships between resources and entities; RDA Toolkit functionality; using workflows and mappings to […]

25 Mar

25th March 2015: Bibliometrics Workshop for The Petroleum Institute University & Research Center, PI Library, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  25th March 2015 (12:00 – 14:00) Led by Philip Purnell   Brief Agenda: Principles of Bibliometrics Introduction to Bibliometrics The Data (Selection, Collection, and Indexing. How data are treated and which parameters become available). The Indicators The Role of Bibliometrics in Research Evaluation Applied Bibliometrics Benchmarking a University against peer institutions and global, regional […]

14 Mar

14th – 16th March 2015: 21st SLA Pre-Conference Workshops, Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Workshop 1A & 2A (14th-15th March): Habits of Highly Effective Librarians In this workshop we will explore the theory and practice of effectiveness in the workplace. Considering themes around confidence, resilience, interpersonal communication and time management, the workshop will give each participant the opportunity to create a tailored development plan so that the impact of […]

18 Jan

18th January 2015: Bibliometrics Workshop, QU Library, Ground Floor, Auditorium, Room 117, Doha, Qatar

Qatar University Library cordially invites you to the workshop Principles, Use and Bibliometrics’ Indicators  Date: Sunday January 18, 2015 Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Venue: QU Library, Ground Floor, Auditorium, Room 117 Brief Agenda: Principles of bibliometrics Introduction to bibliometrics The data( Selection, Collection, and indexing. How data are treated and which parameters become available). The indicators […]

18 Jan

18th – 19th January 2015: Bibliometrics Workshop for Qatar University, QU Library, Doha, Qatar

Brief Agenda: Principles of Bibliometrics Introduction to Bibliometrics The Data (Selection, Collection, and Indexing. How data are treated and which parameters become available). The Indicators The Role of Bibliometrics in Research Evaluation Applied Bibliometrics Benchmarking a University against peer institutions and global, regional and national averages. University Rankings. The various rankings publishers use different data […]

19 Oct

19th – 20th October 2014: Successful Journal Publishing: Developing A Journal, Dubai, UAE

Objectives By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to evaluate their existing publishing activities and identify areas for development. They will also be able to initiate new publishing activities. At the end of the workshop participants will have a draft outline strategy for development. Target Audience: Editors and publishing managers of existing […]

22 Mar

22nd – 24th March 2014: 20th SLA Pre-Conference Workshops, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar

1234…171819► 22nd March Workshop 1-A: The Nuts and Bolts of Digital Repositories and Open Access Digital repositories and Open Access (OA) are integral components of the eResearch infrastructure in the 21st century, yet they can be challenging for libraries to support. This workshop will focus on key considerations, practical strategies, staffing issues, and sample workflows […]

29 Jan

29th – 30th January 2014: Licensing & Negotiation Skills for Librarians, Dubai Knowledge Village Conference Center, Dubai, UAE

1234► Workshop Purpose A highly practical two-day workshop delivering licensing and negotiation knowledge and skills to academic librarians and consortia members involved in the acquisition of electronic resources. Background to Workshop Electronic publishing continues to bring major changes to the provision of teaching and research information, hugely impacting the role and responsibilities of information professionals. […]

15 Dec

15th December 2013: Journals A-Z, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE

  Description No matter what your job role and function, it is essential to understand the industry you are working in. Industry issues help shape strategy, suppliers’ actions and management decisions, and so it is important that everyone understands how the supply chain works and is aware of the key constituents and their motivations. This […]

20 Apr

20th–22nd April 2013: 19th SLA Pre-Conference Workshop, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi, UAE

20th April Workshop A: Authentication for Libraries An essential part of providing e-resources to readers is mastering the issues surrounding authentication. Publishers use a variety of authentication methods which are not always compatible with the needs of libraries. For a library to operate its e-resources properly it has to match up the authentication possibilities of […]

16 Dec

16th December 2012: Introduction to Journals, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

No matter what your job role and function, it is essential to understand the industry you are working in. Industry issues help shape strategy, suppliers’ actions and management decisions, and so it is important that everyone understands how the supply chain works and is aware of the key constituents and their motivations. This course will […]

15 Dec

15th December 2012: E-Resources Technical Update, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman

Many of us working directly with e-resources in libraries would like to feel more confident in our understanding of the related technology. Managing e-resources and making them available to end-users is quite different from dealing with print products, but many of us have moved from one to the other, picking up expertise informally. As a […]