Training: “Information and Digital Literacy: Tools for Research”

Digital and Information Literacy are integral skills as much of the information we access is in digital format. It is the ability to use digital technology and tools to locate, evaluate, use and create information. Following Training programmes are being offfered to develop the capacity of students and scholars in research skills. Look up in Training Calender for know dates and for registering 

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  • Current Awareness: Keeping your research Up-to-date using Web 2.0 tools

RSS Feeds, Feed Readers, Setting up subject interest alerts in databases, Citation Alerts, Conference Alerts, Publisher’s eTOC services. Networking with Professionals in the same research area (, Researcher ID). Increasing your productivity by making the most of web 2.0

  • Effective Literature Searching for your research (Programme Specific)

Explore bibliographic databases, subject specific databases, e-journals, Data Sets and library catalogue to pool all resources needed for your Project work/Thesis

  • Citing and Referencing Guide: Introduction

Introduction to Citing and Referencing, Citing Web resources, Referencing Styles: Harvard, APA, Chicago Manual Styles

  • Endnote: Getting Started

Introduction, Accessing Endnote, Creating Libraries, Referencing and selecting styles, Exercises. Working with to Create in-text citations, footnotes and bibliographies, editing and reformatting word, Exercises

  • Zotero: Citations Management

    Collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.

  • Copy Right and not Copy Cat: Good Academic Practice when writing your thesis
  • Student Guide to PLagiarism:

Accessing Urkund, Submitting work to Urkund, Urkund originality Reports, Interpreting Urkund Originality Report, Further Links and resources

  • Copyright : Guide for TISS Community

Introduction, Copyright Laws, Educational Copying, Copyright Licenses, Copyright and Internet

  • Writing for Publication: Getting Started
Publication Types, Identify journals for publishing, Impact factor and H Index
Peer Review/Referee process, Citation Databases: Web of Science, JCCC
  • Getting Noticed: The databases that help you choose where to publish
  • Library Induction:

Layout, Services, resource location, Organisation of resources, Online Catalogue, Cyber Library, MK Tata Centre, Help points, etc.