Training session on “Leveraging Access to NLIST and other E-resources of St. Mira’s College Library”. (A.Y. 2022-23)
The College Library organized a training programme for all students on “Leveraging Access to NLIST and other E-resources of St. Mira’s College Library” on 17 & 20 February 2023 on offline and online mode. Online sessions were taken on both days on GOOGLE meet. Offline sessions were conducted in the library. This training was aimed to equip students with searching skills to access required information from subscribed E-resources, namely- NLIST, Sage Pub. Journals, Academic Search Elite, Master File Elite and Literary Reference Center.
Students were shown all the resources with links from the library webpage. They were informed to reset their passwords by logging into the platforms as per the instructions given in the e-mails sent from NLIST and EBSCohost. Basic and advance search features of online catalogue were explained by searching material on Microfinance, Suryakant Tripathi Nirala, etc. E-books and E- journals available under NLIST were showcased. This included, JSTOR, E-brary, Springer e- books, EPW, etc. EBSCO databases were demonstrated with focus on tips like using key words instead of sentences for searching, narrowing the search results by using filters and limiters like source type, resource types, thesaurus terms, publications, publisher, etc. Links of SWAYAM, ePGpathshala, internet archive, librivox, among others were explained. The training was attended by 97 students (61 offline and 36 online). The session was conducted by Mrs Devinder Kaur- Librarian.