KLA Kottayam Region to organize an Orientation Programme on Academic Communication and Plagiarism

Kerala Library Association, Kottayam Region  in association with S.B. College, Changanacherry , is organizing an Orientation Programme on Academic Communication and Plagiarism at S. B. College, Changanacherry on 8 June 2013.


Your success as an academic will depend heavily on your ability to communicate to fellow researchers in your discipline, to colleagues in your department and university, to undergraduate and graduate students, and perhaps even to the public at large. In the past, the communications choices were fairly simple. There were journal articles and books to reach other academics. With the advent of cutting edge Internet services, academic communication is changing around the world. Lot of user friendly tools are available now to broadcast your academic content and build network with other peers in your domain.
Plagiarism is a serious problem in academic communication landscape. A charge of plagiarism can have severe consequences, including expulsion from a university or loss of a job, not to mention a writer’s loss of credibility and professional standing. Academic communication skills are very important for library professionals and students to get job, achieve professional goals, career improvement and gain academic status. Awareness about plagiarism is also very essential to avoid accidental plagiarism and establish your identity in your profession. This orientation programme designed to enhance your academic communication skills and give awareness about plagiarism threat.


  • Awareness about plagiarism
  • Strategies for dissertation writing
  • Introduction to best practices in academic communication
  • Introduction to reference management tools
  • Demonstration of collaboration tools


  • Plagiarism
  • Dissertation writing
  • Collaboration tools
  • Citation management
  • Curation and sharing of content

Learning mode: Lecture and demonstration
Programme Time: 9 AM – 4PM
Who can participate?: Library Science (MLISc.) students and LIS

Registration Fee : Rs100/-

For registration, contact 9846496323
Registration is on a first come, first served basis.
Registration Fee to be paid in cash at the registration counter in the programme venue.

Programme Convenors
Fr. Jose Viruppel
President, KLA Kottayam Region
Mob: 919447877088 Email: fr.viruppel@gmail.com
Vimal Kumar V.
Secretary, KLA Kottayam Region
Mob: 9846496323 Email: vimal0212@gmail.com

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