Monday, April 19, 2021

Demystifying Data Science

Dear All,

This is to inform you that Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu has organised a special online lecture series OLSL: Online Lecture Series in LIS. The third online lecture in the series was organised on 16th April, 2021 (Friday) at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM through Google Meet. Mr. Mohit Garg, Assistant Librarian, Prof. R. D. Munda Central Library, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak has been invited as resource person and he delivered the talk on “Demystifying Data Science”.


The meeting started with a welcome address given by Dr. Akhandanand Shukla, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Library and Information Science, CUTN Thiruvarur followed by a brief introduction about the resource person. 

The resource person started by introducing the discipline of data science and continued with its relevance in our day-to-day life and it’s historical aspects. The lecture included discussion about the integration of the said topic into Library and Information Science and later listed down various tools and resources of further study on data science for the students. He elaborated the study of data science by illustrating one of his own projects. Mr. Garg also explained why data science would be one of the leading job sectors in the years to come. 

The lecture series was coordinated by Dr. Anila Sulochana, Assistant Professor and conducted by the Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur and attended by 34 members including faculties, research scholars, and MLIS students. The lecture series ended with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Anila Sulochana. The program report was prepared by Ms. Rittu Anilkumar, 4th Semester MLIS Student of the Department.

The glimpses of the program is given below:











Department congrats to all who attended the program and taken the benefit to listen Mr. Mohit Garg on the very important and emerging topic in academics and research.

Friday, April 16, 2021

Mendeley: A Reference Management Tool

Dear All,

This is to inform you that Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu has organised a special online lecture series Anveshan: Online Lecture Series in LIS for Research Scholars. The fourth online lecture in the series was organised on 15th April, 2021 (Thursday) at 3:00 PM through Google Meet. Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Sunny, Deputy Librarian, Mahatma Gandhi Central Library, IIT Roorkee has been invited as resource person and he delivered a lecture cum demonstration on "Mendeley: A Reference Management Tool".

The program begin with the welcome address given by Dr. Akhandanand Shukla, Head, Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur followed by the introduction about Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Sunny.

Dr. Sanjeev addressed the research scholars, students and faculties with a warm welcome and started the session by giving a brief note on research process. He stated that the research topic should be of interest to the researcher and connecting to literature will help the researcher greatly to identify the research gap as well as to frame the research questions and objectives. Afterwards, Dr. Sanjeev gave a brief introduction on Mendeley and why it is preferred over Zotero. In this session, he showed a demonstration on how to install Mendeley, how to create folders and sub-folders, highlighting a document, how to create tags, how to add an entry manually and many other features of Mendeley. Dr. Sanjeev also added that, unlike Zotero, Mendeley can be synced over Internet and is accessible from any system making it very convenient for the users. He also showed how citations can be exported to Mendeley from databases like Scopus, Web of Science, and Elsevier. Towards the end of the session, how to cite the reference with MS word plug-in and how to download more referencing style within Mendeley were also demonstrated.

The lecture series was coordinated by Dr. V. K. Dhanyasree, Assistant Professor and conducted by the Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur and attended by 39 participants including faculties, research scholars, and MLIS students. The lecture series ended with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Dr. V. K. Dhanyasree. The program report was prepared by Ms. Mariam Bhanu M. A., Junior Research Fellow of the Department.

The glimpses of the program is given below:











Department congrats to all who attended the program and taken the benefit to listen Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Sunny on Mendeley: A Reference Management Tool.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Brief Report - UGC-NET Coaching (Online)@DLIS CUTN

Dear All,

This is to inform you that Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu has initiated UGC-NET Coaching (Online) for MLIS students of the Department. The UGC-NET Coaching classes started from 1st March, 2021. Department has conducted 22 lectures (22 hours course) in the month of March, 2021. The brief report of the UGC-NET Coaching classes is given herewith:

SN

Date

Instructor

Unit

Topic Covered

No. of Participants

1

01.03.2021

Abhijith B

1 & 2

General Instructions, Resources and Materials

14

2

03.03.2021

Hasbi Alikunju

6

Library Management- Schools of Thought and Principles of Management

25

3

04.03.2021

Mariam Bhanu MA

7

Computer Generations, Character Representation Code, Categorization of Computers, Hardware and Software Basics; Q & A Practice

14

4

05.03.2021

Suman Barath P

9

Research Methodology; Q & A Practice

13

5

08.03.2021

Abhijith B

2

Useful Resources- Telegram Groups & Android Applications; Q & A Practice from Unit 2

12

6

10.03.2021

Hasbi Alikunju

6

Functions of Management, MBO, TQM, PERT, CPM, PEST and SWOT; Q & A Practice

15

7

11.03.2021

Mariam Bhanu MA

7

Machine Language, Assembly Language, High Level Language, Natural Language, Types of Programming Language; Q & A Practice

14

8

12.03.2021

Suman Barath P

9

Types of Research; Q & A Practice

9

9

15.03.2021

Abhijith B

1

Useful Resources-Important Text Books and Printed Materials; Q & A Practice from Unit 1

14

10

16.03.2021

Ammaji Rajitha

3

Information Sources

9

11

17.03.2021

Hasbi Alikunju

6

Q & A Practice based on Schools of Thought, Functions of Management, Principles of Management, TQM, MBO, PERT, CPM, SWOT, PEST

13

12

18.03.2021

Mariam Bhanu MA

7

Telecommunication, Transmission Channels, Multiplexing, Communication Standards and Protocols; Q & A Practice

14

13

19.03.2021

Suman Barath P

9

Research Methods - Observation and Questionnaire; Q & A Practice

10

14

22.03.2021

Abhijith B

2

National Library of India - Events, Dates & People; Q & A Practice

9

15

23.03.2021

Ammaji Rajitha

4

Library Networks

6

16

24.03.2021

Hasbi Alikunju

6

Motivational Theories of Management, Budgeting Systems; Q & A Practice

10

17

25.03.2021

Mariam Bhanu MA

7

Wireless Communication

7

18

26.03.2021

Suman Barath P

9

Research Methods -  Interview; Q & A Practice

13

19

27.03.2021

Bhavya KP

Paper I Unit 5

Decimal to Binary Conversion

24

20

29.03.2021

Abhijith B

2

Legislation and Library Acts in Indian States

18

21

30.03.2021

Ammaji Rajitha

4

Mobile based Library Services and its Applications

13

22

31.03.2021

Hasbi Alikunju

6

Q & A Practice based on Schools of Thought, Functions of Management, Principles of Management, TQM, MBO, PERT, CPM

12


The glimpses of the UGC-NET Coaching classes is given below:












Department congrats to research scholars and MLIS students for completing one month in the UGC-NET Coaching preparation. Dr. V. K. Dhanyasree, Assistant Professor is Coordinator of the UGC-NET Coaching.
 
Thanks.

Plagiarism and Its Consequences

Dear All,

This is to inform you that Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu has organised a special online lecture series Anveshan: Online Lecture Series in LIS for Research Scholars. The third online lecture in the series was organised on 1st April, 2021 (Thursday) at 3:00 PM through Google Meet. Dr. Sneha Tripathi, Deputy Librarian, Sayajirao Gaekwad Central Library, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi has been invited as resource person and she delivered the talk on "Plagiarism and Its Consequences".

The program begin with the welcome address given by Dr. Akhandanand Shukla, Head, Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur followed by the introduction about Dr. Sneha Tripathi.

In her talk, Dr. Sneha Tripathi explained some notorious incidents connected with plagiarism. Speaker pointed out the issues related with Helen Keller and the controversies between Michelle Poonawalla and Kerby Rosanes over their artistic creation. According to her, human beings have an innate tendency to imitate others. But taking inspiration from one and simply copying the other cannot be grouped under the same definition. Examples of Anu Malik and Salil Chowdhury were quoted here. Some historical aspects of upsurge in academic publishing were discussed and issues regarding plagiarism were dealt in depth. Speaker mentioned some of the repercussions of plagiarism, such as withdrawal of published articles, rustication or even dismissal from higher position etc. Misconducts such as Ghost and Gift authorship were discussed and the speaker emphasized the ethical aspects of giving due credits to others. Tips for avoiding plagiarism while writing reviews were given. The importance of giving careful attention to copyright guidelines while publishing papers were mentioned. She also threw light on the new UGC regulations regarding plagiarism.

The lecture series was coordinated by Dr. V. K. Dhanyasree, Assistant Professor and conducted by the Department of Library and Information Science, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur and attended by 35 participants including faculties, research scholars, and MLIS students. The lecture series ended with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Dr. V. K. Dhanyasree. The program report was prepared by Mr. Abhijith B., Junior Research Fellow of the Department.

The glimpses of the program is given below:










Department congrats to all who attended the program and taken the benefit to listen Dr. Sneha Tripathi on plagiarism and its consequences in academic research.