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EC 1004 Skills Development Programme

Offered by the Science Library

The Information Skills Development programme is based on an assignment topic chosen by the senior teaching staff of the faculty. Through fifteen different topics a wide range of information skills which are essential for successful utilisation of physical and electronic information resources available within the library will be introduced to the undergraduates. To guide the students during the process a variety of checklists, activity sheets and guidelines will be provided.


  1. How to write successful assignments in the faculty of Science – I
  2. How to write successful assignments in the Faculty of Science – II
  3. Understanding your Library
  4. How to find the information for your assignment from the library
  5. Effective reading for academic use – I
  6. Using the E-resources – I
  7. Using the E-resources – II
  8. Using Internet as an academic tool
  9. Evaluation of print/ non print information sources
  10. Effective reading for academic use –
  11. Analytical and critical writing skills avoiding plagiarism
  12. How to write successful literature reviews
  13. Citation style of the faculty
  14. Making effective presentation
  15. Evaluation of the programme