Alzad Services

Consultancy and Training

Welcome to our Library Consultation and Training Services! 
At our library, we take pride in offering a wide range of consultation and training services to empower our patrons with the skills and knowledge needed to make the most of our resources and services. Whether you're a student, a researcher, a professional, or a lifelong learner, our team of expert librarians is here to assist you in navigating the vast world of information. 
Library Consultation Services: Our library consultation services are designed to provide personalized assistance to individuals seeking support with their research, academic projects, or any other information-related needs. Our knowledgeable librarians are available for one-on-one consultations, during which they will: 

  1. Help you define and refine your research topics and search queries.
  2. Assist you in using library catalogs, databases, and digital resources effectively.
  3. Offer guidance on evaluating and selecting credible sources of information.
  4. Show you how to access e-books, e-journals, and other digital materials.
  5. Provide assistance with citation styles and reference management tools.

To schedule a consultation, simply fill out our online appointment form, and one of our librarians will get in touch with you to set up a convenient time. 
Library Training Workshops: Our library training workshops are designed to enhance information literacy skills and promote lifelong learning among our patrons. These workshops cover a wide range of topics, including: 

  1. Introduction to Information Literacy: Navigating the library, understanding databases, and using search strategies effectively.
  2. Research Skills: Crafting research questions, conducting literature reviews, and synthesizing information.
  3. Digital Citizenship: Exploring ethical information use, copyright, and plagiarism.
  4. Advanced Database Searching: Mastering advanced search techniques to find relevant and reliable sources.
  5. Reference Management: Using tools like Zotero or EndNote to organize and cite sources.

Our training sessions are offered in various formats, including in-person workshops, webinars, and online self-paced modules. Check our events calendar for upcoming training opportunities and registration details. 
Why Choose Our Consultation and Training Services: 

  1. Expertise: Our librarians are highly knowledgeable and experienced in information science, research methodologies, and various academic disciplines.
  2. Personalized Assistance: We understand that each individual's needs are unique, and we tailor our consultations and training to suit your specific requirements.
  3. Free of Charge: All our consultation and training services are provided free of charge to our library members.
  4. Empowering Users: We believe that informed users make the most of library resources and contribute to their academic and professional success.

We invite you to take advantage of our library's consultation and training services to harness the full potential of our resources and become confident and effective information seekers. Feel free to contact us for any inquiries or to schedule a consultation or training session. Let's embark on a journey of knowledge together!