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Postgraduate Workshop and Library Training

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA

SCHOOL OF POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

 

ADVERTISEMENT OF POSTGRADUATE WORKSHOPS AND LIBRARY TRAINING

The School of Postgraduate Studies University of Nigeria, Nsukka in collaboration with the University Library is organizing Postgraduate Workshops and Library Training for Master’s and Ph.D students. The Postgraduate Workshops are for Master’s and Ph.D students admitted in the 2015/2016 academic session. The Workshops will also feature University Library sponsored training programme for Postgraduate Students.

 

The workshops and Training are scheduled to take place in two campuses of the University as shown below.

 

Nsukka Campus: 20th October, 2016 – Postgraduate Workshop

21st October, 2016 – Library Training

 

Enugu Campus:  27th October, 2016 – Postgraduate Workshop

28th October, 2016 – Library Training

 

The details of the Workshops and Training are specified below:

  • POSTGRADUATE WORKSHOPS:

The Workshops which are mandatory for all Master’s and Ph.D degree students admitted in the 2015/2016 academic session will cover the full contents of the following courses:

  1. PGC 601 – Research Methodology and Application of ICT in Research, and
  2. PGC 701 – Synopsis and Grant Writing.

 

  • ADVANCED LIBRARY TRAINING:
  • Electronic Library Resources in Content and Introduction

to Data Bases

Electronic Library Resources: Overview of Electronic journals, scholarly databases and the nature of access available for each of them.

 

 

  • Introduction to online Databases: Formulating Search Strategies

Formulating effective searches; Boolean Operators and Truncation

 

  • Using Turnitin Software for Originality Check

For plagiarism detecting

 

  • Introduction to reference Management tools, Mendeley

Downloading the Mendeley desktop and signing up for free account. How to create folders and sub-folders; How to enter citations manually and import citations from other databases; How to change the output style and using the “cite as you write” feature. Format: Presentation and demonstration.

 

Further information on the workshops and training, including venue and time, etc will be communicated in due course via this medium.

 

 

Dr. Ikenna E. Onwuegbuna,

Chairman, SPGS

Sub-committee on Postgraduate Workshops/Lectures.