Tools for better research and academic writing - A UPM Thompson journal workshop 2010

Co-organized by Universiti Putra Malaysia and Thomson-Reuters, the Journal Workshop aims to equip journal authors with introduction to the ISI Web of Knowledge and information on the ISI Journal selection process.

In addition, the workshop would provide hands-on training on the ISI Web of Science (Citation Indexes) and Journal Citation reports (Impact Factors).

We are honoured to have the following guest speakers:

Dr Lim Khee-Hiang
Principal Trainer-Customer Education, Thomson Reuters.

Prof. Dr. Shamsher Mohamad
Editor-in-Chief, Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities

Date: Monday, 19 April, 2010

Morning session: (9am – 2pm)
Main Auditorium, Faculty of Engineering, UPM.

Afternoon session: (2pm – 5:30pm)
Computer Lab 2
2nd Floor, Information Technology Unit
Faculty of Engineering, UPM.

For more information on the day's programme, please contact: Dr. Nayan Kanwal, Tel: 03 8947 1622 or via email [email protected]

Registration is open to UPM's academic staff and postgraduate students. The program is designed for aspiring young lecturers and researchers who aim to publish their research papers in ISI international refereed journals.

No registration fee required. Only limited seats are available and are on first come first serve basis!

To register for the seminar, please provide the following information via email to: Miss Erica Kwan Lee Yin at: [email protected]

1. Full name of the participant (include name title)
2. Department & Faculty
3. Occupation
4. Telephone numbers (Office and Hand phone)
5. E-mail
6. Please indicate clearly whether you wish to attend morning, afternoon, or both sessions.

Please register by Thursday, 15 April 2010.


9:00 am Arrival of Participants

9:10 am Arrival: Guest of Honour

9:15 am Introductory Note - By Rajdev Narayanasamy, Senior Regional Sales Manager, Thomson-Reuters

9:25 am Welcome Address & Launching Ceremony - By Professor Dato’ Dr. Abu Bakar Salleh, Deputy Vice Chancellor (R & I), Universiti Putra Malaysia

9:35 am Break for Coffee & Refreshments

9.50 am
Session 1
Engineering Faculty, UPM
Pertanika— moving towards an ISI Journal
Professor Dr. Shamsher Mohamad, Editor-in-Chief, Pertanika Journal, UPM

10:10 am Tools for Better Research & Academic Writing—Presentation by Guest Speaker
Dr. Lim Khee Hiang, Principal Trainer-Customer Education, Thomson Reuters
- Introduction to the ISI Web of Knowledge- Using it for “Smart Discovery”
- The ISI Journal Selection Process
- Journal Citation Report on the ISI Web of Knowledge
- Researcher ID

12:30 pm Q & A

12:45 pm Lunch will be served

2:15 pm
Session 2
Computer Lab 2,
2nd Floor, Information
Technology Unit, Faculty
of Engineering, UPM
Hands On Training
Training on the ISI Web of Science (Citation Indexes) & Journal Citation Reports (Impact Factors)

4:00 pm Training on EndNote and Researcher ID

5:00 pm Q & A

5:30 pm End & Light refreshments

From 19 Apr 2010
Until 19 Apr 2010
Universiti Putra Malaysia
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