“Workshop on How To Do Research and Use Online Databases” and Donation of databases

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.


Basic School Library Management Training

On 5th-15th  May, 2019, “Basic School Library Management Training” at Arts Hall, University of Yangon. An opening address was given by Dr. Thein Win, Director General, Dept. of Higher Education, and Dr. Pho Kaung, Rector, University of Yangon and Daw Khin Mar Swe, Deputy Director, Dept. of Basic Education. Training course was conducted for  (328)  Deputy of Township Education Offices Teachers  from Lower and Upper Myanmar  attended this training.

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