May 23, 2020 04:40 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)   

The Department of Library and Information Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh, successfully organised 10th webinar today in the series on the theme ‘Information generation, dissemination and use during covid-19 lockdown’ through cisco webex app.

Prof.Ronki Ram, Dean, Faculty of Arts, PU highlighted the importance of the webinar and congratulated the department for successfully hosting a series of webinars.

Prof.Jagtar Singh, an alumnus of the department and former Professor and Head, Department of Library and Information Science, Punjabi university, Patiala delivered the talk on “Media Information Literacy and reinforcing human rights and countering fake news”. He highlighted that evaluation of information in terms of its authenticity, validity and objectivity is very important and also provided tips to fight misinformation during COVID 19 lockdown.

Today’s webinar was attended by 120 participants including many academicians from all over the country. Prof. Manoj K. Joshi and Prof. Dinesh K. Gupta from DLIS, Kurukshetra university, Kurukshetra were also present in the webinar.Prof. Preeti Mahajan moderated the Q/A session and presented the vote of thanks. 

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