Workshop on ‘Following the Research Workflow using Elsevier’s Tool’ has been held at Brac University

TLT, 12 July, 2019

Brac University Ayesha Abed Library, in collaboration with Elsevier organised an author workshop Titled “Following The Research Workflow using Elsevier Tools: Scopus ScienceDirect & Mendeley”, the program was held on 10th July 2019 at the GDLN Centre, Brac University. Mr. Vishal Gupta, Customer Consultant-South Asia, gave a presentation on Scopus, ScienceDirect & Mendeley. He gave an overview of Scopus tool– how to track, analyse and visualize research using Scopus tool. He also showed how to use the ScienceDirect platform effectively.

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Workshop on ‘Following the Research Workflow using Elsevier’s Tool’ has been held at East West University

TLT, 11 July, 2019

Photo: EWU Library
East West University Library organized a Workshop on ‘Following the Research Workflow using Elsevier’s Tool’ for faculty members, researchers and students of EWU community on 9th July 2019 from 2:30 PM to 4:40 PM at S. M. Nousher Ali Lecture Gallery (Room-126), East West University. Mr. Vishal Gupta, Customer Consultant- South Asia, Elsevier was the Lead Facilitator of this workshop.
This workshop covered the following topics:
  • Provided an introduction of ScienceDirect and Mendeley to get maximum benefit in doing research
  • Explained the functionalities and benefits of Scopus
  • Showed the diversified tips and tricks which can help for researchers in the research process as well as the publication cycle

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Emporia State University USA delegates visit IUT Library

Ahasan, Dhaka, July 5, 2019

Photo: IUT

A delegation from Emporia State University(ESU) Kansas, United States of America(USA), headed by Dean, School of Business, Dr Ed Bashaw, Dean of International Education, Dr Mark Daly and Mr Mohammad Sajedur Rahman, PhD, Director of Placement Services for IS, CS and Accounting visited IUT Library on 24 June 2019.

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Children’s book illustration exhibition begins at British Council Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar

TLT, 30 June 2019

Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Drawing Words, an exhibition of children’s book illustration, begins at British Council Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar to encourage the young readers to drawings. The exhibition is open daily at the British Council on Fuller Road in Dhaka from June 28 to July 11 and at Cox’s Bazar District Government Public Library from June 29 to 30. The exhibition remains open for all from 10 am to 7 pm daily at the two locations.

Read more: https://www.dhakatribune.com/showtime/2019/06/26/children-s-book-illustration-exhibition-to-begin-in-dhaka-and-cox-s-bazar

 

10 minute school launches digital English language content library

Photo: UNB

10 Minute School (an online school project of Robi) has launched a digital English language content library in collaboration with the British Council. The content covers basic skills like English grammar rules, phrase-idiom, pronunciation, tense, article, common mistake in English, and professional skills like presentation, email communication, IELTS etc. There is also a Language Club Sessions through which learners could join live and learn English with fun. It can be easily accessible through its Android-based mobile app or the website

www.robi10minuteschool.com

Prize giving ceremony held at Narail District Government Public Library

Rajesh, Noakhali, 23 June 2019

Photo: collected from the Facebook page of Narail District Government Public Library

District government public library Narail organised a book reading competition and prize-giving ceremony on 15 June 2019. The event was organised under the project ‘Online Library management and Development’ directed by Department of Public Libraries. Mr Mukul Kumar Moitra, UNO, Lohagara, Narail attended the program as the chief guest while the program was presided by Mr Tazmul Islam, Librarian, Narail District Government Public Libraries. A good number of participants participated in that competition and the winners were awarded after the competition on that event.

Two-day long ‘ULAB Book Fair’ held at ULAB

Ahasan, Dhaka, 22 June 2019

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A two-day-long ULAB Book Fair 2019 was held from 14-15 June 2019 at ULAB along with International Conference theme “Rivers and Religion” which is being jointly organized by the South & Southeast Asian Association for the Study of Culture & Religion (SSEASR) and University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). ULAB Vice Chancellor, Professor H. M. Jahirul Haque has inaugurated the book fair. The event was very much lively where 16 publishers participated.

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Library Orientation Program for Summer-2019 held at NSU Library

Tanveer Ahsan, Dhaka, 02 May 2019

The orientation program aimed to focus on the library facilities and to provide valuable information on how to use the library resources and services such as membership, book & e-resources search, Current Awareness Service (CAS), remote access, research help, etc. effectively. The sessions were conducted by professional library personnel of NSU following a library tour program held in the various sections.

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LIS Promotion News! Mr Mohammad Faroque Hossain has been promoted to Deputy Librarian

Mr Mohammad Faroque Hossain

Mr Mohammad Faroque Hossain has been promoted to Deputy Librarian at Jagannath University, Dhaka. Before this, he continued as an Assistant Librarian of the same University.

Earlier, Mr Faroque worked at Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA).

He completed his honours and masters in Information Science and library management from Dhaka University.

Doa and Iftar Mahfil Held at Department of Public Libraries

Ahasan, Dhaka, 2 June 2019

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Department of Public Libraries under the ministry of Cultural Affairs organised a Doa and Iftar Mahfil on 26 May 2019 at Seminar Room, Department of Public Libraries, Shahbag, Dhaka.

The Chief Guest of the event was Dr Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, NDC, Secretary(In Charge), Ministry of Cultural Affairs. Mr Md. Abdul Mannan Ilias, Director General, Department of Public Libraries conducted the event. Ms Kristy Crawford, Project Director, Libraries Unlimited and a good number of professionals were present of that event.

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