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

Teresian Teaching Learning Centre


Department of  Computer Applications

Organizes one week FDP


“Fine Tune your Research Planning using Online Research Tools”

An online workshop for introducing Research Tools

(12/10/2020 to 17/10/2020)

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
  5. 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.

  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

 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?

 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


 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

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

Module 4 : Plagiarism ,Research Ethics and Patents

 9. Plagiarism

Introduction to – Grammarly,Plagiarism CheckerX,Turnitin,Urkund

  1. Research Ethics and Patents

Registration: CLOSED

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 17th 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.


Ms. Raji S Pillai, HOD, Department of Computer Applications
Ms. Sangeetha Chandran, Assistant Professor Department of Computer Applications
[email protected]
✆ +91 8075825448, 9539722759



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

+91(0) 9947442816