ULAB Library offers a range of training and workshops to enable you to carry out effective research and to make the best use of the Library:
- Citation and Reference Management Tool – Zotero
- Plagiarism/similarity checker tool– Turnitin
- Library management software - KOHA
- Institutional Repository -DSpace
These training and workshops are run by reference specialists from our library teams, with the aim of helping readers to navigate the ULAB Library’s extensive collections.
NB: If you are interested in a workshop that is not currently offered, or if you would like to have a workshop delivered to a small group or an individual class, please <Make an Appointment for training> or contact Mr. Kamal Hossain, Deputy Librarian, ULAB Central Library, Main Campus, Tel: 9661255, 9661301, 9665686 & 9675919 Ext. 203, E-Mail: >> [email protected]
Information Literacy session
The library conducts a number of information literacy sessions to enlighten students about the effective use of information sources and library electronic resources. These hands-on sessions cover information search and retrieval techniques, evaluation of information sources, remote access to library online resources, guided presentation of library services and supports.
ULAB Library arranges various events on different national, international, and institutional occasions throughout the year and also organizes orientation sessions for the students of each semester.
The library conducts orientation for freshers of each department either on-site or virtually.
Onsite orientation covers-
- Book hunting competition
- Circulation and library usage rules explanation
- Introducing online resources
- Library tour
- Gift giveaway to winners
Virtual orientation covers-
- Library Resources orientation
- Library Service, Support, and Facilities orientation
- How to search and retrieve information
- Library training and events orientation
The library organizes ULAB BOOK FAIR every year based on a specific theme. Prominent publishers and organizations participate in the annual fair with their stalls. The fairs are open for all and books are sold at a special discount of up to 35%.
ULAB is the only private university in the country that organizes book fairs. The fair opens up the opportunity for students, faculty members, and the community to collect learning materials, fiction, contemporary publications from their own premise at a discounted rate.