Webinar on Scopus and Mendeley
Aligarh : Subject experts discoursed on how to search academic articles and manage those using advanced tools in the ‘Enhance your Research Workflow with Scopus and Mendeley’ Webinar of the Maulana Azad (MA) Library, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) conducted in collaboration with Elsevier.
“Scopus and Mendeley are building an ecosystem of cutting-edge solutions and services that can help researchers achieve their goals more efficiently”, said the webinar speaker, Dr Shubhra Dutta (Customer Consultant, Elsevier).
Speaking to over 140 faculty members, staff and research scholars of AMU, she deliberated how Scopus and Mendeley provide researchers with the access to high-quality collections of peer-reviewed literature, journals, books and conference proceedings.
“These tools help you to do research with more confidence, access your library everywhere, add papers directly from your browser with a few clicks and import documents from your desktop”, added Dr Shubhra.
Giving a comprehensive overview of Scopus and Mendeley, she said both can manage knowledge and research work more professionally.
Dr Shubhra also presented a live demo of the various searching techniques and facilities available through Scopus and Mendeley and later engaged in a question and answers session with the participants.
Aditya Pal Singh (Senior Account Manager, Elsevier) provided the necessary support to Dr Shubhra in the lecture and presentation.
Prof Nishat Fatima (University Librarian and Webinar Convener) discussed how Scopus offers direct export of documents, results lists, and references to Mendeley through the web importer.
In the welcome address, Dr Asif Fareed Siddiqui (Programme Coordinator) stressed that the webinar is aimed to increase the awareness and utilization of Scopus and Mendeley.
“I am sure that the webinar will provide the participants with new ways to make effective contributions”, said Dr Jafar Iqbal (Programme Co-coordinator).
Dr Asif Fareed Siddiqui and Dr Jafar Iqbal conducted the program.
Mohd Yusuf extended the vote of thanks.