CUK library holds awareness prog

SRINAGAR: Central Library of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) organised a daylong awareness programme on ‘Electronic resources, reference management and deterring plagiarism’ at Nowgam-I academic block here on Wednesday.

Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj-ud-Din Mir, Librarian, Dr. Abdul Majid Baba, Director, Research and Development, Prof. Abdul Gani, Accounts Manager, Research Solutions Sales, Elsevier, Farah Siddiqui, Customer consultant, Vishal Gupta and research scholars were present on the occasion, an official statement said.

Addressing the gathering, VC Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir said, “This is another workshop for research scholars held by the varsity after a marathon two-week workshop organised by the Department of Management Studies.” He said the research scholars who participated continuously in these workshops would now train their junior scholars.

Director R&D, Prof. Abdul Gani, congratulated the Library staff for organising series of such workshops. “Today we are living in an information world and scholars can get any information within no time,” he said.

Earlier in his welcome address, Librarian, Dr Abdul Majid Baba said the aim of the workshop is to enlighten the research scholars and faculty members about the evolving trends in research methodology.

Accounts Manager, Elsevier, Farah Siddiqui said, “It is the job of our organisation to provide research solutions to scholars across the country. During technical sessions, they will explain as to how the technology can be used for research.”

Assistant Librarian Huma conducted the programme proceedings and proposed the vote of thanks.