TLT, 18 June 2019
National Book Centre, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, has organized a series a activities including In house Training, seminar on contribution of books to implement Sonar Bangla, Book fair at Sylhet Divisional Government Public Library and Cox Bazar Book fair, seminar on Books on Muktijuddho Affairs and library movement to protect drug addiction. It is very much appreciated that within a very short period National Book Centre organizes the above mentioned activities.
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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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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Ahasan, Dhaka, July 5, 2019
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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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 (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
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.
Ahasan, Dhaka, 22 June 2019
Photo: Collected from Facebook
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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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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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.