Basic Research Support Program for the students of Master in Public Policy and Governance (MPPG) Program (8th Batch) was held on 13th May 2018 at E-Resource Access Center, NSU Library. MPPG Program is an international program under the Dept. of Political Science and Sociology (PSS) of North South University.

After the introductory speech, University Librarian Dr. Md. Zahid Hossen Shoeb demonstrated PPG online resources, Search Strategies & Techniques, and Reference Management Tool ‘Mendeley’.

Senior Assistant Librarian Mr. M M Shoeb described different features of the Grammar checker tool ‘Grammarly’.

Assistant Librarian Mr. Md. Abdul Hakim described the process of Library Membership and ‘OpenAthens’ Access.

Senior IT Officer Rajiv Mahmud demonstrated different features of Plagiarism Check Portal ‘Turnitin’ and Citation and Abstract database ‘Scopus’.

A total of 12 participants including international and local students of MPPG participated in the program.

Professor Dr. Sk. Tawfique M. Haque, Director PPG Program, and Dr. M. Mahfuzul Haque, Faculty Member of the PPG Program were present in the session. Dr. Sk. Tawfique M. Haque, Director PPG Program expressed the necessity of such types of research support program and appreciated the efforts of the NSU library team.