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National Workshop

Organised by
Department of Studies and Research in Library and Information Science,
Tumkur University, Tumakuru, Karnataka, India.

in association with
Alumni Association of Library and Information Science, Tumkur University (AALISTU)

Venue
Department of Studies and Research in Library and Information Science, Dr. V S Acharya Memorial Block, Tumkur University, Tumakuru

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Tumakuru


National Workshop on
Scholarly Writing:
Strategies and Techniques


Tumkur University

Tumkur University, established in the year 2004, has gained significance as one of the young universities in the country and has been recognized as an institution of higher learning on par with high profile national institutions. It is a State University, established to cater to the educational needs of Tumakuru district where the majority of students hail from the rural background. Since its inception, the University has been witnessing tremendous growth in the development of its academic profile and infrastructural facilities. Within a short span of thirteen years, the University has been successful in being recognized under section 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act 1956 and also successfully gaining 'B' grade by the NAAC accreditation.

Department of Studies and Research in Library and Information Science

Department of Studies and Research in Library and Information Science was established in 2005 with the objective of imparting high quality education in Library & Information Science with competence in meeting the challenges of the knowledge society. The Department has five well qualified faculty members with diverse teaching, research and industrial experience. Over the past five years, the Department has conducted several international and national conferences. Saturday Mirror Special Lecture Series is a unique feature of the Department.

Alumni Association of Library and Information Science, Tumkur University (AALISTU)

AALISTU was established in the year 2018 to provide a platform for the alumni of the Department to equip themselves continually with the latest trends and developments in the profession through well-designed capacity building programmes.

Workshop Theme
Scholarly Writing: Strategies and Techniques

Hands-on experience on:

   Selection of research problem
   Review of literature
   Formulation of objectives and hypotheses
   Designing of questionnaire
   Data Analysis using SPSS: correlation, chi square, ANOVA, etc.
   Interpretation of results
   Testing of hypotheses: t-test, z-test
   Scholarly writing: thesis, dissertations, project reports, journal articles
   Reference management in research (Zotero, Mendeley)
   Research ethics: Plagiarism detection (Urkund and other free online tools)


Workshop Sessions

The workshop will be a hands-on experience. Tutorial sessions will be conducted by experienced resource persons on each topic with examples. Participants are advised to bring their laptop for installation of software.

Who can Participate?

Faculty members, research scholars, students of any discipline, librarians, information professionals and other enthusiasts.

Accommodation

Tumakuru city has good number of hotels. Arrangement for accommodation has to be made by participants on their own. No accommodation will be provided by Tumkur University. The details of hotels can be accessed here... List of Hotels

Venue

Department of Studies and Research in Library and Information Science, Dr. V S Acharya Memorial Block, Tumkur University, Tumakuru

Registration

Registration will be on first-come-first-served basis. The number of registrations is limited to 50.

Registration Fee

Early bird registration up to 31st December 2019 Rs. 2000=00
Registration from 1st January to 31st January 2020 Rs. 2500=00


AALISTU Life Members will get special rebate of Rs.500 in the registration fee.


DD/Cheque should be drawn in favour of
Organizing Secretary, DOSR in Library and Information Science, Tumkur University, Tumakuru, Payable at Tumakuru

Bank Details
Account Number: 38122937782
IFSC: SBIN0040850
MICR: 572002016
Bank: State Bank of India
Branch: Tumkur University Campus Branch
City: Tumakuru


How to reach Tumakuru

Tumakuru is just 70 km away from the state Capital Bengaluru and is well connected by air, road and rail.

Air: The nearest airport is Bengaluru International Airport. Tumakuru is about 90 km from the Airport. Cabs can be availed from the Airport to Tumakuru. The nearest route is via Devanahalli – Doddaballapur – Dobbaspet – Tumakuru.

Road: Tumakuru is 70 km from Bengaluru and needs 90 minutes of road time. Buses regularly ply from Kempegowda Bus Station. Alight at Tumkur University stop.

Rail: Tumakuru is well-connected by train. Several trains run from Bengaluru to Tumakuru at frequent intervals. Alight at Tumakuru railway station. Tumkur University is about 3 km from Tumakuru railway station. Buses and auto riskhaws are available.


Tumakuru climate
Tumakuru has pleasant climate throughout the year. Winter season from October to February will have minimum temperature around 18 degrees Celsius and maximum of 28 degrees Celsius.


Tourist attractions in Tumakuru
Tumakuru is a historic place. There are several tourist attractions in Tumakuru district.
• Namada Chilume – 9 km
• Devarayanadurga Hills – 15 km
• Mandaragiri Hill – 11 km
• Shivagange Hill – 29 km
• Madhugiri Betta (Asia’s second biggest monolith) – 45 km

  Tourist attractions around Tumakuru
Mysuru & Mandya (150 km)
·  Royal Palace of Mysore
·  Chamundi Hills
·  Mysore Zoo
·  Brindavan Gardens
·  SomanathapuraChennakeshava Temple
Hassan (150 km)
· Belur Sri Chennakeshava Temple
·  HalebiduHoysaleshwara Temple
·  Shravanabelagola Lord Bahubali Statue

For More Information Contact

Dr. B. T. Sampath Kumar,
Professor, Department of Studies and Research in Library and Information Science,
Tumkur University, Tumakuru-572103, Karnataka INDIA
Email: sampathbt2001@gmail.com,
Phone: +91-94483 20187

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