Thursday, 5 November 2015

IIHMR University is going to organize a worshop on "Scholar Writing"

The workshop aims to sensitize the participants on Writing and publishing scientific papers, ‘Issues related to Plagiarism’ and how the power of reference manager can be used in their research activities. The focus of the workshop is to provide hands-on training on Reference Management tools like Mendeley – or other a free reference manager” to the participants.

Plagiarismis considered as a form of misconduct in scholarly communications. You, as a researcher, must have heard about it; or you might know what it is. However, there exists ambiguity about it in academic community. When does plagiarism occur? Is there any established percentage to determine when plagiarism has taken place? Is there a rule of thumb to determine plagiarism? Are there different types of it? What may be the consequences if plagiarism is detected? How to avoid it? This workshop aims to address these types of questions. Use of reference manager can be a powerful addition to your research activities. Mendeley is a free Reference Manager and Academic Social Network that can assist you in managing references, research papers (PDFs), annotating your PDFs, taking searchable notes, citing while you are writing, automatically creating bibliographies, syncing your account between multiple computers, collaborating, and discovering new research in fields of interest.

Objectives of the Workshop
 To develop and understanding of Plagiarism and how to avoid it.
 To understand the different styles of referencing.
 To understand the use of Mendeley or other reference management software in managing references.
 To develop and understanding of citation and bibliographies while writing.
 To understand the publishing process in science and technological journals.
 To demonstrate the use of citation database.
 To discuss the issues related to plagiarism.