PD Scheme Awards in Victoria

At the ALIA RAIS (Vic) Group’s latest event ‘Career Carpentry: How to engage with the ALIA PD Scheme‘ on 16 October; ALIA Victoria State Manager Eileen Louden presented several PD Scheme awards. Romany Manuell and Prodip Roy both received their Distinguished Certified Professional certificates and Kathleen Fitzgerald and Frank Ponte received their Certified Professional certificates.

From left to right: Romany ManuellMonash University, CSU PhD Candidate, Eileen Louden, ALIA Victoria State Manager, Frank Ponte, RMIT University, Kathleen Fitzgerald, Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Victoria, Convenor of ALIA RAIS (Vic), Prodip Roy, RMIT University.

Source: ALIA Weekly Volume 6 Issue 44 -7 November 2018

The Librarian Times celebrates Open Access Week 2018 by conducting a live panel discussion with OA experts and knowledge seekers

Prodip Roy, Editor-in-Chief, The Librarian Times

Melbourne, 3 November 2018

The theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week, is “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.” As part of international Open Access week activities, The Librarian Times celebrated Open Access Week 2018 on Sunday 28 October 2018 with a panel discussion.

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The librarian Times family expresses deep shock at the demise of Mahbubur Rahman and conveys sympathy to the bereaved family members: Editorial

Prodip Roy, Editor-in-Chief,

The librarian Times

It is with deep personal regret that Prof Mahbubur Rahman, Director General of Directorate of Secondary and Higher Education (DSHE), died at a Singapore hospital on Saturday, 3 November 2018. Prof Mahbubur died after a long struggle with respiratory complications. Each of us not only grieves at the passing of an incredible individual for Bangladesh’s education sector but also for the loss his family suffers. He was only 57.

Mahbubur Rahman breathed his last around 12:20 pm (Bangladesh time) while undergoing treatment at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore. The DG, who had been suffering from respiratory complications, was admitted to the hospital on September 24.

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The University of Kalyani has conferred a PhD degree to Md. Moniruzzaman

Md. Moniruzzaman, National Information Officer and Head of United Nations Information Centre (Bangladesh), on 11 October 2018 was conferred with a PhD in Library and Information Science by the University of Kalyani (India) for his research on “ A critical study of information support services of UN agencies towards socio-economic development of Bangladesh.’’ Sri Sabuj Dasgupta of the Department of Library and Information Science of the University of Kalyani supervised the thesis.

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Seminar on Introduction to Citation Management Software: Mendeley at East West University Library

Shaharima Parvin, Assistant Librarian, East West University
26 October 2018

East West University Library organized a seminar on “Introduction to Citation Management Software: Mendeley” on 22 October 2018 (Monday) from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in S. M. Nousher Ali Lecture Gallery (Room-126), East West University.

Mendeley is a free cross-platform reference manager, as well as a data repository, career database, and social network that supports millions of researchers across all stages of the research workflow.

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A significant contribution of Dr Md. Anwarul Islam and the new journey of South Asia (SA) Chapter of (ASIS&T)

Prodip Roy, Editor, The Librarian Times

28 October 2018

Dr Md. Anwarul Islam, Associate Professor, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka is going to attend 81st Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) annual meeting (AM) to present a paper. Under the theme ‘Building and sustaining an ethical future with emerging technology’, this year the information science world unites in Vancouver from 10 to 14th November 2018. The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) has a rich history of providing the “latest and greatest” developments; together, we can find solutions, and make a difference in our workplace and through research.

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