Information Literacy

CAIS provides Information Literacy Program which is divided into five (5) modules as follows:

Module Name of Module Duration
1 Introduction to CAIS
This module is designed for the new students and staff. It provides information on library facilities, services, opening hours and the rules and regulations as well as creating awareness of services and facilities.

1 hour

2 CAIS One Search
This module is designed to help users understands the CAIS OneSearch as a tool for searching the collection. Users will be taught on how to perform simple as well as advance search. This module is offered to new students and academic staff.
1 hour
3 Finding Information for Academic Writing
This module provides the basic steps in conducting research. Users will be guided on identifying information searches using electronic resources effectively. This module is offered to undergraduates and postgraduate, research assistant as well as academic staff.
1 1/2 hour- 2 hours
4 Finding Information on the Web
This module helps guide students in identifying websites that can be used for academic writing. They will also be taught on how to evaluate information contained within websites using the five evaluation criteria. This module is offered to undergraduates
2 hours
5 Citing References & Plagiarism
This module guide students on how to cite references in their academic writing and understand the concept of acknowledging others people’s ideas/findings. This module is offered to undergraduate, postgraduate and academic staff.
Briefing on plagiarism meant to helps students to understand what is perceived as plagiarism and how to avoid plagiarism
 2 hours

Users can request any of the modules or combines to be conducted at any time convenient to them. Request can be submitted to the liaison librarian or directly to Reference Librarian Norazlina Abd Rahman through email at arnorazlina@cais,unimas.my or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Class Schedule
Monday - Thursday

10.00am - 12.00pm

02.30pm - 4.30pm

Friday Based on requests
Public Holiday Closed