A five-day-long ASIS&T 2019 annual meeting ends on 23rd October

Prodip Roy AALIA (DCP)

November 3, 2019

The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) previously named as American Society for Information Science and Technology held its 82nd annual meeting at Crown Conference Centre in Melbourne, VIC., Oct. 19–23, 2019. The theme was INFORMATION…ANYONE, ANYWHERE, ANY TIME, ANY WAY.

The event details can be found at https://www.asist.org/am19/

The Opening and Closing Plenary sessions focused on the conference theme ‘ anyone ‘ and ‘ anywhere ‘ Mikaela Jade delivered the opening plenary presentation on ‘ Mixing Reality for Cultural Proliferation, ‘ where she shared her industry experience that successfully engages indigenous women in technology. Similarly, the closing plenary presentation entitled ‘ Changing the Paradigm: Building a Learning Health System Through Disruption Collaboration, ‘ given by, Helena Teede where she highlighted the importance of providing information at the right time and in the right way.

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Jahangir Alam has been promoted to University Librarian at International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC)

TLT, 22 June 2019

Mr Md. Jahangir Alam has been promoted to University Librarian at the International Islamic University Chittagong (IIUC) on 15 June 2019. Previously, Mr Jahangir worked at IIUC as Additional Librarian and Librarian (In-charge) for two years. He has a total of thirteen years of professional experiences in different university libraries including IIUC, Eastern University, Manarat International University, and Northern University Bangladesh. He also served as an Adjunct Faculty at Daffodil International University (DIU) and IIUC in the Department of Library and Information Science.

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Md. Anwarul Islam and Shohana Akter have been announced as the 3rd Prize winners!

TLT Desk

8 June 2019

The 2019 International Paper Contest (IPC) committee, with jury members in China, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey, and Zimbabwe has recently announced the contest winners names!

 
The paper titled “Perceived Value of Social Media in Students’ Participation in Social Movement: A Developing Country Perspective” by Md. Anwarul Islam and Shohana Akter, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh has been selected for the 3rd place in this competition.
Shohana Bhuiyan Shathi was a master’s thesis student of Md. Anwarul Islam in 2018. Anwar supervised her to conduct the study on “Perceived Value of Social Media in Students’ Participation in Social Movements: A Developing Country Perspective.”

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2nd LIS Academy Conference on Innovations In Libraries: Three LIS Academic/Professionals are representing Bangladesh

TLT Report

6 June 2019

LIS Academy in collaboration with Department of Public Libraries and Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi is hosting its 2nd National Conference on “Innovations in Libraries” at VTU Belagavi on 6-9 June 2019 to create a platform to discuss and deliberate the best innovations in Libraries.

Three Bangladeshi LIS Academic/Professionals are representing Bangladesh at this conference.

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All these happened because of TLT Sponsored Scheme Scholarship Award- Ahmadul Islam Howlader

Ahmadul Islam Howlader,
Executive Apprentice
Nuclear Power Plant Company Bangladesh Limited, Ministry of Science and Technology

TLT board helps students and library professionals succeed, by offering programs like TLT Sponsored Scheme Scholarship Award 2018. The board announced the first winner of the TLT Sponsored Scheme Scholarship Award 2018 on 8 April 2018. Today, I am pleased to share my experience with this award how this helped me in my student life.

Words are used for communication with people, mutual understanding, expressing the feeling of a person, but I don’t have any word to express my heartiest gratitude for obtaining TLT Sponsored Scheme Award 2018.

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