Online Training Programme on Research Methodology and Ethics by INFLIBNET, Gandhinagar [June 15-19]: Register by June 10: Expired


The Information and Library Network (INFLIBNET) Centre was established in May 1996 as an independent, autonomous Inter-University Centre (IUC) of the University Grants Commission (UGC). Major activities and services of the Centre include automation of academic libraries and information centres, creation of union databases of resources available in academic libraries, promote resource sharing among academic libraries, etc.

About the Programme

UGC, as well as the INFLIBNET Centre, is bringing out various measures to enhance the quality of research in the Nation. A national repository is created for providing open access to the research results through Shodhganga portal. In order to improve the quality users are expected to be aware of the research ethics and integrity which are the key elements for the design, conduct and reporting of the results of research. Research Scholars or research supervisors who intend to publish their thesis/papers are generally not aware of the rules or ethics of research-based writing.

Objectives of the Programme

The objective of this programme is to introduce the modern ways of conducting literature research, use of discovery tools and databases, use of reference management software such as Mendeley & Zotero, and data analysis tool such as R Language in analysing for research data.

The programme will help the participants in applying proper research methodology and improving their analysis by applying various statistical techniques using popular software. The course aims to improve the research skills and competence among the researchers by strengthening their knowledge as well as improving researcher’s technical writing skills, etc.

Major Topics

The scope of the workshop is to cover:

  • Research ethics and general principle, policy and procedure of research ethics;
  • Standards of research integrity using different reference management tools such as Mendeley, Zotero etc.;
  • Basic concepts and foundations of research methodology and academic writing;
  • Research Evaluation Management: Different Aspects;
  • Performance indicators of published research;
  • Statistical Methods for Research Data Analysis using R language: an Introduction;
  • Use of Anti-Plagiarism Tool/Software for qualitative research output; and
  • Altmetrics: An Overview, Webometric Analyst 2.0
Who can Participate?

Policymakers, dean of research, head of departments, research supervisors (Guides), research scholars, prospective researchers etc. A maximum of 50-100 candidates will be selected for the workshop on a First-Come-First-Served basis.

Training Fee

The registration fee is Rs. 1,180 (Rupees One thousand one hundred eighty only) per person which is inclusive of GST rates. The fee is non-refundable and non-adjustable. The Centre accepts payment by NEFT /RTGS for the workshop.

How to Register?

Interested participants can register for the programme through this link.

Registration Deadline

June 10, 2020


Coordinator: Mr. Manoj Kumar K
Phone: 079-23268220

For further details, click here.


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