Department of Economics organized a Workshop for their students on “Library resources for research activity” on 21st September 2017. The purpose of this workshop was to facilitate good use of online reference materials available in the library resource center. Students are increasingly facing the need to reconsider their educational needs in order to maintain the traditional leadership in the cycle of knowledge creation, distribution and preservation.
Objectives of the workshop are:
- Use of online periodical databases.
- To enable the students to identify the elements of a journal or periodical citation.
- To help Students in applying advanced research strategies on online referencing.
- To analyze Internet documents for quality, relevance, timeliness, and author.
The workshop had detailed presentation on access to different scholarly databases, with open source dissertations, articles, publications and e-books. A touch based on the referencing of different styles used was shown on the projected imagery.