Al Maktoum Medical Library is pleased to announce the Library Open Day to be held on Monday, 22nd November, 2021. Come and visit our library booth to learn more about library resources, services and facilities. Participate in our Treasure Hunt and Spin & Win to win many exciting prizes. Visit Al Afif book stall in the library to buy medical and non-medical books of your interest, attend our virtual research workshops and much more.
On-Site Activities (9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
- Opening Ceremony ( Welcome Note – Tamara Muir and Opening Talk – Zaid Baqain)
- Library Tour Video Launch
- Books on Sale
- Be a Librarian for a Day
- Library Booth
- Treasure Hunt
- Spin & Win
Virtual Sessions (12:00 pm – 2:00 pm)
12:00 pm – 12:40 pm
Elsevier Author Workshop: How to Increase Scientific Publishing Success with the Help of Scopus & ScienceDirect?
Saide Sak, Customer Research and Analytics Consultant – Elsevier
A scientific discovery is critical but not enough. Researchers need to publish this in the qualitative journals to share with the rest of the world for the sustainable & continuous scientific development and also for their personal recognition & credibility. In this session, we will look together to the key points that leads a successful research publication journey.
- What editors look for in a paper?
- Discovering Key Research Topic to Study
- Selecting Right Journal
- Increasing Academic Visibility
12:40 pm – 1:20 pm
Research Data Infrastructure Management & Its Use
Shakeel Tegginmani, Manager – Information & Technical Services, MBRU
Research data is the primary source of information to support technical or scientific hypothesis, and is used as evidence in the research process and vital requirements to validate research findings and results. Research data has its own lifecycle and needs to be structured and managed to use, reuse and share. This session covers
- What is Research data
- Types of research data
- Lifecycle of research data
- Why to maintain and manage research data
- Research data management practices
- Research data Organisation
1:20 pm – 2:00 pm
BMJ Workshop: “How to Get Published?”
Kieran Walsh, Clinical Director – BMJ
In this short talk Dr Kieran Walsh explains the principles that are needed when trying to get a research paper published in a medical journal. These include everything from choosing a title, putting together the abstract, writing a cover letter, and the basic structure of the most commonly published papers. It also covers the common pitfalls in medical publishing and how best to avoid them.
- Al-Afif Bookshop