Events Ookayama Suzukakedai
October 8, 2021

We will hold seminars for students who will start to use and write academic articles.
The invited instructor from ELSEVIER will introduce the methods and tool "Scopus" in academic writing 
from the viewpoint of an academic publisher.
In addition, questions will be accepted in advance of the seminar and will be answered during the seminar.
You are welcome to participate in either Part 1 or Part 2, or to join or leave during the seminar.
You can choose to attend in Japanese or in English.
Please do not hesitate to join it.
* Campus members only.There is no limit.


In Japanese: Wednesday, October 20, 2021

 Part 1   Scopusを活用した論文執筆セミナー     1:30p.m.-3:05p.m. (95min.)

Contents Recommended for the following
  • ジャーナル出版の流れ / なぜ論文を書くのか?
  • 科学英語論文に求められること
  • 科学英語
  • 論文の構造
  • 先行研究の調査(Scopusを例に)
  • 適切なジャーナルの選択 (Scopusを例に)
  • 論文投稿後のプロセス
  • 出版倫理
  • 英語論文執筆に関する基本的な知識を得たい
  • 研究テーマの最新情報、重要な論文を見つけたい
  • 論文投稿に適したジャーナルを知りたい
  • 説得力があり、検索されやすい論文を書くためのヒントを知りたい

◆ Part 2   Mendeley基本操作解説    3:30p.m.-4:30p.m.(60min.)

Contents Recommended for the following
  •  文献の整理
  •  文献の収集
  •  参考文献情報の挿入
  • Mendeleyを使ったことがなく、利用方法が知りたい
  • 集めた論文を効率的に管理したい
  • 論文執筆の際の参考文献の管理を効率化したい

In English: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

 Part 1   How to get your paper published (Basic knowledge for Scholarly publishing)  
             1:30p.m.-3:10p.m. (100min.)

Contents Recommended for the following
  • English in Science
  • Structure of a Manuscript 
  • Choose a right journal
  • Check your research effectively(Previous,
    Latest research/High Impact / Trend)
  • After submission (Peer review)
  • Publication Ethics
  • want to get basic knowledge for academic articles in English
  • want to find the latest / important article
  • want to know journals suitable for a submission
  • want to get basic knowledge for academic articles in English
  • want to find the latest / important article
  • want to know journals suitable for a submission
  • want to know hints to write convincing articles to be retrieved

◆ Part 2   Mendeley Product training     3:30p.m.-4:30p.m.(60min.)

Contents Recommended for the following
  • What is Mendeley? / Before you start
  • Adding/Managing Documents.
  • Mendeley Web.
  •  Using Mendeley for Citation.
  • I have never used Mendeley and want to know how to use it.
  • I want to manage my collection of papers efficiently.
  • I want to efficiently manage references for writing papers.


※In Part 1, we will introduce how to use Scopus (abstract and citation database),
 one of the most useful tools available at Tokyo Tech for research and writing papers.

※For an overview of Mendeley and how to install it, please refer to the following page.
 Mendeley: Free literature management tools & researcher network
 User Guide


Date Form Schedule Application
Due date for application
 Wednesday, October 20
  Part 1 
  1:30 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
  Part 2   
  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Application is  closed
Tuesday, October 19
3:00 p.m.
 Wednesday, October 27    Online
  Part 1 
  1:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
  Part 2 
  3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Application is closed

Tuesday, October  26
3:00 p.m.

This seminar is Campus members only.
If you would like to participate, please click "Application" in the table.
*Need apply from a terminal connected to the campus network.

Even after the deadline for advance registration has passed, you can still participate on the day of the event.
Please contact the following address after the deadline.
contact: service◎ change ◎ to @.)

Those who want to attend the second part are encouraged to try Mendeley beforehand.
A video recording of this seminar will distribution at a later date.
If you are unable to make the time, please use of the video.
If you only want to watch the video, no registration is required.
  ※ How to access the campus network from home: Use of SSL-VPN

When you cannot access the application form

If you have an access card or you are a research student , you cannot open the application form even via SSL-VPN connection.
Therefore, you need to submit your application by e-mail.
Please send the following information from an email address that includes titech in the domain
(e.g., *****
We will send you an email after receiving your application.

◆Email address:service◎ change ◎ to @.)
◆Subject: Academic Writing Seminar Seminar Registration
◆Body of email  ※All fields except 9 are required.
  1. Student/staff number
  2. Name
  3. Campus (Ookayama, Suzukakedai, or Tamachi)
  4. Affiliation (Graduate School, Department, Course, Laboratory, etc.)
  5. Status, grade
  6. Date and times you would like to attend (Either both Part 1 and Part 2, Part 1 only, or Part 2 only)
  7. Experience using Scopus (I use it a lot / I have used it a few times / I have never used it)
  8. Experience using Mendeley (I use it a lot / I have used it a few times / I have never used it)
  9. Please let me know if you have any questions for the instructor, anything you would like to know in particular,
    or anything that you have trouble using on a daily basis. (optional)
 Email address for inquiries about the seminar on  Academic writing seminar:
 service◎ change ◎ to @.)
Library Services Group /
+81-3-5734-2097(Weekdays: 8:45-17:00)