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The Continuing Education (CE) Committee of the Punjab University Library and Information Science Alumni Association (PULISAA) with the collaboration of the Department of Library and Information Science of the University of the Punjab, recently organized a seminar on ‘Writing a Research Proposal’ at the main campus in Lahore.
Prof Dr Mohammad Ehsan Malik, Dean Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences, University of the Punjab, was the chief guest on the occasion.
During his address in the inaugural session he emphasized the need of the development of research culture in universities.
Prof Dr Kanwal Ameen, Chairperson DLIS and Patron PULISAA, shared her future plans and past efforts for the capacity building of both the alumni of DLIS and PU teachers.
Shahid Soroya, President PULISAA appreciated the research output and credentials of DLIS-PU faculty members, generally considered the best in all LIS schools in Pakistan.
Dr Nosheen Fatima Warraich, Secretary PULISAA and Assistant Professor, Department of LIS, was the coordinator of the seminar and she was assisted in the organizational matters by Ammara Yousaf and Asif Bilal.
Prof. Dr Mumtaz Anwar, Prof Dr Kanwal Ameen and Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood were the resource persons and they discussed the different facets of research report.
Prof Dr Mumtaz Anwar explained research topic, background of the study, statement of the problem and limitations and delimitations of the study while Prof Dr Kanwal Ameen discussed the importance of literature review, organization, presentation and synthesis of relevant literature.
Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood, a former chairman of the DLIS, threw light on research objectives and questions, hypothesis formulation, rationale and significance and research design.
More than 25 researchers and LIS professionals participated in this seminar and thoroughly appreciated the efforts of the PULISAA team to have organized such a wonderful and need-oriented seminar urging them to continue such activities in future.