Khalifa Library Organizes a Workshop on Search Skills and Research Management

In collaboration with the College of Pharmacy, Khalifa Libraryin Al Ain University of Science and Technology –Al Ain Campus- organized a workshop on “Search Skills and Research Management” for students who are taking master course in Clinical Pharmacy. The workshop was delivered by Mr. Abdoulaye Kaba - Library Director in the presence of Dr. Mudassir Anwar – Assistant Professor at the College of Pharmacy.

At the beginning, the trainer explained to the participants how to use library website and access online databases. This was followed by a practical application of search strategies and skills to identify and retrieve scientific papers from Medline complete, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), ebrary, ABI ProQuest, etc. In addition to search strategies and skills, the participants were also trained how to use “Mendeley” in managing research projects, discovering researchers and research papers, etc. The participants were very active throughout the training and raised many constructive questions that would help them to use effectively these databases.