FDP on “Fine Tune your Research Planning using Online Research Tools”

Teresian Teaching Learning Centre &

Department of Department of Computer Applications

“Fine Tune your Research Planning using Online Research Tools”

An online workshop for introducing Research Tools

(12/09/2020 to 17/09/2020)

Objective of Online Workshop

  1. Effective Search Tools in the Web for Research.
  2. Research Indexing.
  3. Reference Manager.
  4. Document editor  for : Journal and Thesis
  1. Plagiarism and Research Ethics


Module 1 : Effective Database Search and Indexing

  1. Google Drive 

Introducing a cloud-based program to create and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations, Google Form.

Assessment  1 : In Google Drive

  1. Bibliometric Indicators 
  • Journal Indexing
  • Impact Factor
  • h-index
  • g-index
  • 10-index
  • Citation Index
  • Scopus Indexing
  • Scimago Ranking/SJR
  • Web of Science Indexing – SCIE, SSCI, ESCI, AHCI, JCR

Assessment  2 : Bibliometric Indexing

 3. Google Scholar 

  •  How to use Google Scholar for research?
  • How to create a Scholar Profile?
  • Search Operators.
  • Google Citation, BibTex, Referencing, Advanced Search, Creating Labels.
  • How Google Scholar helps for Literature review?

Assessment  3 : Google Scholar

 Introduction to Scopus,Elsevier and Web of Science 

  • How to search effectively for Journals in Scopus and Web of Science?
  • UGC approved Journals finder.


  • N-LIST, Shodh Ganga, Shodh Sindhu, Shodh Shuddhi, Shodh Gangothri, Vidwan ID
  1.  Research ID 

 Google Scholar ID,Scopus ID,Microsoft Academic Search ID,Vidwan ID,Web of Science ID

 Assessment  4 : Research ID’s

 Module 2 :Reference Management 

  1. Introducing Mendeley 

The free reference manager and academic social network 

  •         How to download Mendeley
  •         How Mendeley works
  •         How to add literature pieces to Mendeley
  1.     Drag and Drop
  2.     Web Importer
  •         How to reference/site
  •         Changing the reference style
  •         How to merge citations

 Assessment  5 : Referencing Using Mendeley

Module 3 : Systematic Journal/Article Writing 

  1. OverLeaf : Introducing online LaTeX editor
  •         Creating document
  •         Adding Sections and Subsections
  •         Importing Journal Templates
  •         Adding content to each section
  •         Adding citations and bibliography or BibTex
  •         Connecting Mendeley with Overleaf
  1. OverLeaf : Mathematical Functions and Figures 
  •         Adding Mathematical formulas
  •         Adding Figures ,Tables and Flowcharts .
  •         Working effectively with journal templates
  1. OverLeaf : Beamer for Presentation

 Assessment  6 :  Latex document creation

Module 4 : Plagiarism ,Research Ethics and Patents

 9. Plagiarism

Introduction to – Grammarly,Plagiarism CheckerX,Turnitin,Urkund

  1. Research Ethics and Patents

 Assessment 7 : Plagiarism checking

Registration: OPEN

A registration fee of Rs.300/- is applicable to participate in the FDP. Payment can be done via NEFT/RTGS/IMPS/Google Pay to the account details mentioned below:

Account No- 6903629305
IFSC Code- IDIB000E007
Branch- Indian Bank, Shanmugham Road branch


Instructions to the Participants

  • The course will be offered through the College Moodle platform.
  • The username and password to access the course will be sent to the participants on or before October 10th 2020.
  • The lectures will be released  for all the participants as per the schedule, and it can be watched as per the convenience.
  • The participants may need to spend a maximum of 1 hour per day to complete each day’s sessions.
  • The participants are requested to submit an assignment on each topic.There will be an Online exam on 14th October 2020. 
  • The assignment must be submitted timely and it is mandatory for taking the online exam.
  • E-Certificates will be provided to the participants who successfully complete the assignments and who have secured pass marks (50 %) in the online exam.
Click here to register


Ms. Raji S Pillai, HOD, Department of Computer Applications
Ms. Sangeetha Chandran, Assistant Professor Department of Computer Applications
✉ Computerapplications@teresas.ac.in
✆ +91 8075825448



Monday – Friday 8:00 – 17:00
Saturday 9:30 – 17:00

+91(0) 9947442816