Event: Seminar on A national-level network for agricultural library and information centers in Bangladesh

Seminar on

A national-level network for agricultural library and information centres in Bangladesh

Organized by: HEQEP CPSF 2184: Modernization of Central Library and Establishment of an E-resource Centre at CVASU

Date: 15 September 2018

Venue: Conference Hall,

Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

Who should participate?

The Seminar would provide opportunities to meet and hear from library professionals, leaders, LIS faculty members and information scientists from different parts of the country.

Call for Papers:

The seminar welcomes submissions of research and scientific papers, case studies, working papers, etc. related to seminar theme and sub theme. The paper submitted should have been neither published anywhere nor kept under consideration for publication in any form. All papers will go through a review process and accepted papers will be published in the Seminar Proceedings/Edited Book.

The papers should be submitted as an email attachment to:


Details information and author guidelines can be found here

North South University Arranged a Workshop On Building High Impact Research Portfolio with Scopus

Tanveer, NSU, 28 July 2018

North South University Library and Office of the Graduate Studies jointly organised a workshop, titled “Workshop on Building High Impact Research Portfolio with Scopus” on 26 July 2018 at 11:20 AM – 12: 50 PM (LIB-608). Total twenty-seven faculty members from various schools and departments participated in the program.

Mr M M Shoeb, Sr. Assistant Librarian, in his welcome speech mentioned the objective of the workshop, the importance of the Scopus indexed journals for better citation and impact in QS Ranking.

Dr Md. Zahid Hossain Shoeb, NSU Librarian, described Advanced Search Techniques on Scopus, Search Result Analysis Procedure, Several Journal Metrics, and Journals Scientific Prestige etc.

Professor Sharif Nurul Ahkam, Director, Graduate Studies, showed the research techniques based on Scopus citation database.

The workshop ended with a Question/Answer session and at the end of the session Professor Sharif Nurul Ahkam, Director, Graduate Studies, and Dr Md. Zahid Hossain Shoeb, NSU Librarian, distributed certificates among the participants of the program.

Koishor Tarunnye Boi turns year two

Ratan K Das, Dhaka, 29 July 2018

Koishor Tarunnye Boi is a book reading campaign of the leading publishing houses of Bangladesh. The campaign entered its second year recently. This platform was inaugurated on 23 July 2016.

To celebrate this occasion they organised a three-day book fair. The fair kicked off at the premises of Rajuk Uttara Model College in Dhaka. Children’s literature author Ali Imam inaugurated the fair as the chief guest.  In his speech he said, dreams are born from reading books. Koishor Tarunye Boi president Tushar Abdullah presided over the ceremony. He emphasizes on reading books in spite of dependence on machines. Rajuk Uttara Model College principal Mr Kazi Showkat Alam and journalist Mr Tushar Abdullah were present at the event as the special guests.

It was the 42nd book fair organised by Koishor Tarunnye Boi. A total of 12 publishers have participated in the fair.

Courtesy: New Age


World Book Day 2018 Book Reading Competition

Ratan K Das, Dhaka, 29 July 2018

World Book Day is the worldwide celebration of authors, readers, publishers, illustrators and so on. The day is designed by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). To celebrate the day each year British Council Bangladesh organises a nation-wide book reading competition. The organisation wants to encourage Bangladeshi children, young adults and adults to explore the happiness of reading.

This year British Council and Daffodil Education Network (DEN) will jointly organise this competition.

Visit the following link for more information.


Nurul Islam Mahfuz & Monirul Islam invited to attend the ICAL-2018, Srinagar, Kashmir.

28 July 2018

Monirul Islam

Librarian, Army Medical College Chittagong

Chittagong Cantonment

Nurul Islam Mahfuz, Deputy Director (LID, IIUC) & Faculty Member (LIS, IIUC) and Md. Monirul Islam, Librarian of Army Medical College Chittagong are going to attend the 3rd International Conference of Asian Libraries on Building smart libraries: changes, challenges, issues, & strategies.

The said conference is jointly organised by Central University of Kashmir (CUK), Kashmir, Asian Library Association (ASIALA), New Delhi and International Federation of Library Association (IFLA) taking place at CUK, Srinagar, Kashmir during August 6-8, 2018.

The research paper titled ‘Automation system at International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) Library in Bangladesh: A status report’ authored by Nurul Islam Mahfuz and Md. Monirul Islam was accepted to publish in the conference journal earlier and authors are invited to give an oral presentation in a session on the paper.