Seminar on Information Literacy, Goalpara College, 8th August, 2008
This seminar is one of our core activities targetting the college teachers and students in higher education. This year the seminar was held at Goalpara College on 8th August 2008 whis was attended by about 50 participants, most of whom are college faculty members. The seminar was inaugurated by Shri Anurag Goel, Deputy Commisiner of Goalpara District and moderated by Dr kasim Ali Ahmed, Principal, Goalpara College.
Dr Jayanta B Sarma and Mrs. Rituparna Bhattacharyya conducted the seminar covering extensively on how to use search engine to access scholarly information available on the web, critical appraisal, plagiarism, principle of copyright and fair use. ‘Open Access’ movement was discussed including the resources freely available in ‘public domain’.
In his concluding remark Shri Anurag Goel emphasised the importance of ‘information literacy’ for the academic community to succeed in the current competetive climate and ‘knowledge society’ and appreciated the work of Prag Foundation. Principal Kasim offered the votes of thanks and distributed the certificate of participation to the participants.
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