A training session “Maximise your Productivity with Boolean Searches & Customisable alerts on EBSCOhost platform” (2022-23)
The College Library organized a training programme on EBSCO Databases for faculty. The session was conducted on 13th February, 2023 in the Audio-Visual Room of the college. This training was aimed to equip faculty with searching skills to access the required information from databases namely-Academic Search Elite, Master File Elite and EBSCO Literary Reference Centre.
The databases were demonstrated from the library webpage on the institutional website, The trainer explained many advance searching features like saving the searched results and creating alerts for any topic of interest. To refine results various filters and facets were explained including- Full text, Scholarly/Peer-reviewed Journals, Publication Dates, Source Type, Publisher, Company, Language, Geography and format. Further, useful features like- saving the articles in folder, share, and selection of ‘Subject Thesaurus Term’, sharing PDF articles via email and permalink were shown. Downloading of EBSCO Mobile App, searching, sharing, access options, bookmarking features were showcased. Faculty also learnt Boolean search strategies to get better search results. A total of 30 faculty members participated in the training. The resource person was Mr Gaurav Date from -EBSCO Inf. Services India Pvt. The programme was convened by Mrs Devinder Kaur- Librarian.