COTUL would like to invite you to the workshop on online reference management and scholarly content discovery strategies in scientific writing from 24th to 26th September, 2019 in Arusha.

 INTRODUCTION:

One of the objectives of COTUL  is  to  build  capacity to  staff and  users  from its  member institutions. In realising this goal, COTUL conducts training to develop knowledge and skills ranging from non-technical to technical training. COTUL is pleased to invite you to attend a training workshop on online reference management and scholarly content discovery strategies.

item 5The  workshop  and  AGM  will  bring  together  academicians,  researchers,  librarians,  and information professionals. Participants will learn effective use of online reference management tools for citation and references generation as well as efficient ways of discovering scholarly content from various authentic online sources. The knowledge gained is expected to improve the quality of scientific writing of participants and library users in their respective institutions.

Workshop objectives:

The training will focus on the following:

  •    To provide hands-on practices on aspects of reference management and in-text citation using Mendeley software.
  •    To expose participants to scholarly content discovery from COTUL subscribed databases and Research for life programmes.
  •    To provide hands-on practices on strategies for searching scholarly literature.

Target group:

Academic staff, postgraduate students, professionals involved in library service provision, information professionals, ICT professionals, records and archives personnel, information and documentation officers.

Dates: The training workshop is scheduled from 24th   to  26th  September, 2019.

Venue: Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), Arusha, Tanzania.

Fees and mode of payment:

Participants are required to pay a workshop registration fee of TZS 300,000/= for COTUL

members and TZS 350,000/= for non COTUL members. The fees will cover costs for meals,

venue, and conference/workshop materials. Please pay your registration fee through the COTUL

bank account with the following details:

Bank name:  CRDB BANK Account name:            COTUL Account number:   01J1089194500

It is highly recommended to pay the registration fee before commencement of the event and keep the Bank pay-in slip as evidence. You may also make payment at the training venue upon arrival at the workshop venue.

Furthermore, participants are requested to solicit fund to cover their expenses, including:

i. Accommodation

ii. Transport

iii.    Subsistence allowances and other personal expenses

Kindly confirm your participation to:

1. Dr. V.T. Msonge - COTUL Executive Secretary, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Mob: +255 782 016 533

2. Mr. Abbas Omar  - COTUL Deputy   Executive Secretary, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Mob: +255 772 286 363

You may also confirm your participation through COTUL website http://www.cotul.or.tz under upcoming events.

Down load the Invitataion letter bellow: