PASTIC National Centre, Islamabad & Department of Livestock Production and Management,
PMAS – Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi jointly organized one day training workshop on “Make
Your Research Life Easier With Mendeley Tool” which was held on June 21, 2022 at Department of
Livestock Production & Management, PMAS – Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
The objective of this workshop was to build the capacity of young researchers and to enhance
research capabilities of research scholars in literature search, citation, sharing and discovering of new
research methods. Dr. Maryam Ibrar Shinwari was the resource person of the workshop. Twenty-Six (26)
participants from Department of Livestock Production & Management, PMAS – Arid Agriculture
University, Rawalpindi attended the said training workshop.
This workshop was part of a series that are regularly organized by PASTIC in order to train the
young researchers on modern ICT tools and techniques useful in research. There are many citation tools
available for helping researchers in citation during completion of their thesis. The Mendeley application
owes a unique position among these tools being free, smarter and user-friendly. Besides it provides an
excellent platform where researcher can search jobs/fellowships, research funds, find research groups,
search literature etc. Moreover, it is a cross-platform application (Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone) that
helps researchers to manage and annotate their scientific paper collections. Citation data from its cloud
library can be accessed across multiple devices e.g., Laptop, PC, i-phone etc.
Dr. Tanveer Ahmed, Chairman, Dept of Livestock Production and Management attended the
closing ceremony and in his closing remarks, he appreciated the PASTIC role to enhance the research
capabilities of young research scholars and students. At the end of the training workshop, certificates
were distributed amongst the workshop’s participants.