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20236Re: [lis-support] One Day Seminar on Research and Information Literacy Expertise

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  • Haroon Idrees
    Jan 1, 2013
      Dear Ata,
      Thank you for sharing this useful information.
      Best wishes,
      Haroon Idrees, PhD
      Assistant Professor
      Department of Library & Information Science,University of Sargodha, Sargodha

      HEC Approved PhD Supervisor

      Chief Editor, PLA Journal

      Cell: +92-333-4363995

      From: Ata ur Rehman <ata.rehman@...>
      To: LIS Support LISTSERV <lis-support@...>
      Cc: Library Group <plagpk@yahoogroups.com>; librarianwelfare <librarianwelfare@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Tuesday, January 1, 2013 12:28 PM
      Subject: Re: [lis-support] One Day Seminar on Research and Information Literacy Expertise

      Dear All

      As I discussed in my presentation that LIS Professionals can use Free and Open Source Software LimeSurvey for online data collection.  Salient features of this software are as under:

      To cut a very long story short: LimeSurvey has a lot of features.
      LimeSurvey basically contains everything you need for doing nearly every survey with grace.

      LimeSurvey currently offers:

      • Unlimited number of surveys at the same time
      • Unlimited number of questions in a survey (only limited by your database)
      • Unlimited number of participants to a survey
      • Multi-lingual surveys
      • User-management
      • 28 different question types with more to come
      • WYSIWYG HTML editor
      • Quotas management
      • Integration of pictures and movies into a survey
      • Creation of a printable survey version
      • Conditions for questions depending on earlier answers (Skip Logic / Branching)
      • Piping and Micro-tailoring using a powerful expression engine
      • Re-usable editable answer sets
      • Ready-made importable questions
      • Assessment surveys
      • Anonymous and Not-Anonymous survey
      • Open and closed group of participant surveys
      • Optional public registration for surveys
      • Sending of invitations, reminders and tokens by email
      • Option for participants to buffer answers to continue survey at a later time
      • Cookie or session based surveys
      • Template editor for creating your own page layout
      • Extended and user-friendly administration interface
      • Back-office data entry possibility
      • Survey expiry dates for automation
      • Enhanced import and export functions to text, CSV, PDF, SPSS, R, queXML and MS Excel format
      • Basic statistical and graphical analysis with export facility
      • Screen Reader Accessibility
      • W3C compliance
      • Supporting more than 50 different languages in frontend and backend
      • A detailed manual is available in several languages in our Online Manual
      ....and many more small features we have left out so be sure to visit our online demo.  (Data taken from LimeSurvey official website).
      You can get the benefit of this wonderful software.  This software is installed at PakSurvey.com and you can get free account to start your survey research today.  For this purpose visit www.paksurvey.com or write to info@...

      Ata ur Rehman

      On Thu, Dec 27, 2012 at 6:08 PM, ILAP <infoilapk@...> wrote:
      Dear All,

      Information Literacy Association of Pakistan (ILAP) organized a Seminar on “Research & Information Literacy Expertise for LIS Professionals" on December 15, 2012 at The Aims College, Islamabad. (Pics are attached with this email)

      Information professionals from Islamabad/Rawalpindi, Peshawar and Lahore participated in this activity.  The speakers discussed the following topics/expertise through interactive sessions.

      Session I: Mr. Ata ur Rehman
      • Introduction to Research
      • Research for Non-Researchers
      • Role of LIS Professionals as Researchers
      • Research Recipe
      • Citation Management
      • Locating Literature for Research
      Session II: Mr. Muhammad Shafiq Rana
      • Introduction to Information Literacy (IL)
      • Information Literacy: Future of Library Services
      • Embedded Librarian
      • Innovative LIS Trends
      • How LIS Professionals can Involve Users in IL Activities
      Copy of session slides can be obtained by sending an email at infoilapk@...

      Team, ILAP

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