Begum Akhtar Jahan, former Member of Parliament and Deputy Librarian receives Begum Rokeya Padak 2019
Begum Akhter Jahan-a librarian, politician, freedom fighter and a social worker received Begum Rokeya Padak 2019.
Prime Minister Sheik Hasina handed over to five people the prestigious Begum Rokeya Padak for their outstanding contributions to the empowerment of society and women. The award ceremony, marking the 139th birth and 87th death anniversary of Begum Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain.
On 5th December 2019, the Department of Information Studies and Library Management, East West University celebrated GIS Day 2019 by arranging a seminar titled “The Role of Library and Information Professionals in Managing Geographic Information Systems (GIS).”
A daylong training workshop on University Grants Commission (UGC) Digital Library (UDL) was held at UGC auditorium on 03 December 2019.
UGC Chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah was present as the chief guest while UGC Members Professor Dr Dil Afroza Begum, Professor Dr Md. Sazzad Hossain and Professor Dr Muhammed Alamgir were present as the special guests. UGC Member Professor Dr Md. Akhtar Hossain presided over the opening session.
Apu, Dhaka | 06 December 2019
Ms Mashiat Tabassum has been promoted to Assistant Professor of Dept. of Information Science and Library Management (ISLM), University of Dhaka (DU). Ms Tabassum joined Dept. of ISLM, DU as Lecturer in 2015.
Ms Tabassum completed her BA (Hons.) and MA in Information Science and Library Management from University of Dhaka. She has received numerous institutional awards as well as academic honours that include Dean’s Merit Award in 2014 as a recognition to obtaining the highest CGPA in BA Honours in the academic year 2011.
Apu,Dhaka | 03 December 2019
Six library professionals have been appointed at Dhaka University Library recently. Ms Sadia Afroze, Mr Joy Charles Rozario, Mr Rubel Mia, Mr Hafizur Rahman and Ms Anwesha Jadab have been joined as Senior Cataloger and Ms Taslima Akter as Research Officer. Earlier Ms Sadia Afroze worked as Junior Assistant Librarian at BRAC University, Mr Joy Charles Rozario as Communication And Documentation Officer at Caritas Development Institute and as Executive at AIUB Library, Mr Rubel Mia as Library Officer at State University of Bangladesh (SUB), Ms Anwesha Jadab as Library Officer at Asian University for Women and Ms Taslima Akter at North South University Library.
All of the professionals have completed a BA and MA degree in Information Science and Library Management from the University of Dhaka.
The librarian times celebrated Open Access Week 2019 by conducting a webinar titled “Introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER).” The theme for Open Access Week was ‘Open for Whom? Equity in Open Knowledge’.
A two-day Workshop on Digital Access to Research held on 6-7 November at SUST Research Centre, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, SUST, Sylhet. The workshop was organised by the United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries (UNTBLDC). It was the 2nd workshop of UNTBLDC in Bangladesh. The 1st one was held on 30-31 October at BUET, Dhaka.
The purpose of the workshop was to raise awareness about the Research4Life platform and to provide training on how to access and use the platform. Research4Life is the collective name for five research programmes viz. HINARI, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI, managed by WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO & ILO, which provide developing countries with free or low-cost access to academic and professional content online including e-Books.
The Department of Information Studies and Library Management, EWU celebrates Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019
The Department of Information Studies & Library Management, East West University, Bangladesh celebrated the Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019.
The celebration took place this year from 24 to 31 October, under the theme “Media and Information Literate Cities: Voices, Powers, and Change Makers”.
To celebrate Open Access Week 2019 Creative Commons (CC) Bangladesh Chapter arranged a seminar on 26 October 2019 at Bangladesh Open University, Regional Centre,4/ka, govt. Laboratory School Road, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1205.
Open Science Conference 2020
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