On February 03, 2024, the ULAB Library conducted an informative session on citation and reference management, similarity and plagiarism checking, and the online resource JSTOR. Arifa G. Rahman, Associate Professor of the Department of English & Humanities, initiated the session which K. M. Hasan Emam, Joint Librarian, ULAB led. It was designed to help students understand proper citation and reference management, and avoid plagiarism in academic writing as well as how to search required reading resources
During the session, Mr. Emam discussed how to use citation and reference management tool Zotero to help students properly cite their sources, and how to use similarity and plagiarism checking tool Turnitin to ensure that their work is original and plagiarism-free. Moreover, the library provided instructions on how to find JSTOR resources quickly and efficiently.
The session was a success, and the students were encouraged to seek further assistance by visiting the library.