New appointment: Congratulations to Hena Biswas

Nonigopal Roy, RU, 1 August 2018


Ms Hena Biswas has joined as Documentation Officer at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) on 1 August 2018. Prior to joining at KUET, she worked as a part-time Cataloguer at Rajshahi University Central Library. Ms Biswas graduated with B.S.S (Hons.) and M.S.S degree in Information Science & Library Management from University of Rajshahi.
She was the General Secretary (2016-17), Badhan, Rokeya Hall Unit (A Voluntary Blood Donating Organization).

On the behalf of TLT Congratulations to Hena Biswas.

Call for papers

The Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Central Library is going to organise a daylong seminar entitled “A national-level network for agricultural library and information centres in Bangladesh”.

Interested academicians and library professionals are requested to submit their original works (unpublished) to the following email:

For further information and details (theme and related themes) please browse the following link:

BANSDOC Officials’ Visit Australian Library and Information Organisations

Joynal, Dhaka 4 August 2018

A team from the Bangladesh National Scientific and Technical Documentation Centre (BANSDOC) visited ALIA House to learn about the Australian library and information sector and ALIA’s accreditation of library courses as well as the ALIA PD Scheme. (Photo ALIA Weekly Volume 6 Issue 30)

A four-member team led by Ms Jesmine Akhter, Director General (Additional Secretary) of Bangladesh National Scientific and Technical Documentation Centre (BANSDOC) is currently on an official visit to different Govt. and national level library and information institutions/organizations in Australia. The purpose of their visit is to learn about the Australian Library and Information Sector and ALIA’s Accreditation of Library Courses as well as the ALIA PD Scheme. On the occasion, they visited the Australian National Library and ALIA House. The week-long visit will end on August 6, which started on July 29, 2018. It is expected that the gathered knowledge of this visit will add extra value in practising documentation, library and information services within BANSDOC and in the profession.

Other members of the visiting team include Mrs Iti Rani Poddar (Additional Secretary (NP), Ministry of Science and Technology, Mr Mohammad Aslam Ali Khandkar, Photographic Officer, BANSDOC and Mr Md. Sayem Khan, Junior Reprographic Officer, BANSDOC.