Library: Workshop on Information Discovery: Tips, Tools and Technologies

Jul 14, 2018

The Library Advisory Committee of SJEC in collaboration with Institution of Engineers (India)-SJEC, organized a one-day workshop on Information Discovery: Tips, Tools and Technologies on 14 July 2018.  A total of 55 research scholars and faculty members from SJEC participated in the workshop.


Prof Shivaram B S, Information Scientist, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-National Aerospace Laboratory (CSIR-NAL), Bengaluru was the Chief Guest at the inaugural session. Dr Prakash Pinto, Incharge Principal and Dean-MBA, in his welcome address highlighted the objectives of the workshop that is to empower the research scholars and faculty members to keep track of the current developments in their interest and to organize their references during their research study or writing papers for publications in the journals/conferences/seminars”. Dr Felcy D’Souza, Librarian, introduced the Chief Guest. Prof Shivaram B S in his brief address said that researchers expect current information in their field of subject and to get such information we need to make use of new information search techniques.  Presidential address was delivered by Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza, Director, SJEC. Dr Joseph Gonsalvis, Chief of R&D, was also present.


There were two sessions namely, Information Discovery: Tips, Tools & Techniques and hands on training session on Reference Management Tool-Mendeley by Prof Shivaram B S. The sessions concluded with an open discussion and feedback from participants. At the end as a token of love and appreciation the Resource Person was presented with a memento by Dr Nalini Rebello, Chairperson, Library Advisory Committee. Prof Sathyendra Bhat, Asst Prof. MCA and Convener of the workshop, proposed the vote of thanks. The programme was compeered by Ms Pramila D’Souza, Asst Prof, Chemistry Department.

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