The library has received an invitation from Dr. Noryanti Binti Muhammad a lecturer from Centre for Mathematical Sciences for a knowledge sharing session with her students. As part of the course, these students are taking Research Methodology (BSD3443), a subject on information search strategies module. Nearly 60 students from the Bachelor of Applied Science in Data Analytics with Honors (Semester II 2021/2022) attended the session on 14 April 2022.
The online session which lasted almost 2 hours started at 10.00 am using Microsoft Teams platform and it was conducted by Puan Affida Binti Abu Bakar, Senior Librarian from Education and Research Section. The session begins with an introduction to reference material which students can use as a primary source for reference. Each reference source has different function.
In addition, participants were also explained the guidelines for the use of reference sources and information retrieval methods using the search platform available. In addition, participants were also explained about effective information retrieval strategy techniques, by understanding the title or topic of the assignment. Next is to identify keywords, synonyms, or other phrases related to the topic.