MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND STUDIES
(Formerly MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY )
Dr. O.P. Bhalla Central Library Organized Workshop on “Searching Library Digital Resources Effectively” for MR Associates
Dr. O.P. Bhalla Central Library organized a workshop on “Searching Library Digital Resources Effectively: Single Window Discovery Solution and Ebsco Resources”. An audience of 110 MR Associates from MRIU, MRU, MRDC and MRCED attended the program in A-Block auditorium. Resource persons included Senior Trainer Ebsco, Mr. Ritesh Kumar and University Librarian Mr. Vikram Sharma.
The session was very enlightening as it gave the opportunity to explore the world of information through ease and access “Single Window Discovery Solution”. Effective searching strategies and deep navigation through the metadata searching focused on live examples from various disciplines of knowledge. The workshop focused on demonstrating the best possible techniques to do effective search. Features like “Setting Alert”, creating Search Folders and keeping oneself up-to-date in a areas of research/domain were also shown to the participants.
Upcoming research tool “PlumX” was also introduced. Plumx is an analytics tool which not only counts traditional citation analytics and but also takes into consideration other social media hits including likes to a post, comments on blogs and hits to a particular posting.