On 23rd August, 2019, “Workshop on How To Do Research and Use Online Databases” was conducted by iGroup, group of companies at the Universities’ Central Library. Online databases were also donated by iGroup to Universities’ Central Library and Universities in Yangon and Lower Myanmar Region. An opening address was given by Dr. Than Than Win, Deputy Director General, Department of Higher Education and Dr. Aung Maw, Chief Technology Officer of iGroup.
About 100 guests including Pro-rectors, Lecturers, Librarians and Library Staff from Yangon and Lower Myanmar Universities were attended this Workshop training. During the Workshop training, “Librarian’s role in supporting research and development” was presented by Mr. David Shawah, Director of iGroup and training on “How to use online databases” was conducted by Ms. Jennifer Yong, a Solution Consultant from iGroup.
4 online databases – ProQuest Central, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, World Ebooks Library and American Chemical Society Journals were donated for 1 year and gave training on how to use them for research. It was a very useful and effective workshop for the librarians.