An intensive hands on training on the use of Manupatra database was held at the University’s Computer Lab on 25 March 2017 for School of Law students. Sixteen students of LLB, drawn from both 1st and 2nd year participated in the training. The training was provided by Mr Chandrashekahar Patil, Regional Head and Mr Kartik of Manupatra Information Solutions. The objective was to provide practical training in navigation and search techniques so that the participants can conduct in depth legal researches independently. Topics covered included : Citation Search, Act Search, Case search, Judge and Judgement search, Legal Procedure search, etc. The thrust was more on practice from the very beginning in this training program. The trainers gave several exercises based on most recent corporate and legal cases. At the end, the trainers conducted a test in order to ascertain how far the participants gained from the program. The following students were identified as best performers :
1. Ms Shravani, B
2. Ms Soukya R. D.
3. Mr Swarnith S. Prasad
4. Ms Vaishnavee Upreti
The above participants were given Manupatra’s mementoes by the trainers, Mr Patil and Mr Kartik. The whole program was coordinated by Dr M. Ishwara Bhat, Chief Librarian, Dr Sheshadri, Senior Librarian and Prof Sujith, Assistant Professor of Law. Manuptra database, which is being subscribed by the university since two years, has become a popular reference tool in the School of Law.