SMVDU Katra 5 October: A training session on EBSCOhost Business Source Premier, which is an online data provider for research, held at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University on 5th October and was attended by all members of faculty and research scholars. EBSCOhost is a leading aggregator of data and provider of more than 100 databases which are available on ABSCO host platform. With the help of the platform a researcher may find case studies world-wide, research data related to industries and in any other field. The training session focused on how to access the online collection, advance search tips, basic and advance search strategies, navigating through search results, prioritizing the data etc. All the aforesaid search functions are designed on Boolean Operations on the platform. There are also available on the platform hundreds of leading magazines like Fortune, Forbes, PC World, Entrepreneur, Money etc. that any user can freely download articles from.
The session was conducted by Mr. Ritesh, Senior Training Specialist, North India Zone of EBSCO Information Services India Pvt. Ltd. and was accompanied by Mr. Arun Kumar Kalia, Business Manager of EBSCO Delhi and North India. Dr. Suparn Sharma, Associate Professor School of School of Business and Faculty In-Charge Central Library organized the session and briefed the participants that SMVDU has already subscribed the EBSCO platform and now with the added value of the Training Session, it is going to be ready-to-use for the faculty members and research scholars. Vice Chancellor Prof. Sanjeev Jain congratulated Dr. Suparn Sharma for organizing the session. All the Staff Members of the Central Library also attended the session.