On February 07, 2024, the ULAB Library conducted an informative session on citation and reference management, similarity and plagiarism checking, and search and retrieval techniques. The session was initiated by Sheikh Nahiyan, a faculty member of the Department of English & Humanities. The session was led by K. M. Hasan Emam, Joint Librarian and it was designed to help students understand proper citation and reference management, avoid plagiarism in academic writing as well as how to find required reading resources.
During the session, the library demonstrated the installation, setup, and use of the reference management tool Zotero and the similarity checking tool Turnitin to help students properly cite their sources and avoid plagiarism. Moreover, the library provided instructions on how to use search and retrieval techniques to find relevant resources quickly and efficiently. The session was interactive, and participants were engaged in discussion.