Ms Mashiat Tabassum has been promoted to Assistant Professor

Mashiat Tabassum

Apu, Dhaka | 06 December 2019

Ms Mashiat Tabassum has been promoted to Assistant Professor of Dept. of Information Science and Library Management (ISLM), University of Dhaka (DU). Ms Tabassum joined Dept. of ISLM, DU as Lecturer in 2015.

Ms Tabassum completed her BA (Hons.) and MA in Information Science and Library Management from University of Dhaka. She has received numerous institutional awards as well as academic honours that include Dean’s Merit Award in 2014 as a recognition to obtaining the highest CGPA in BA Honours in the academic year 2011.

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New Appointment at Dhaka University Library

Apu,Dhaka | 03 December 2019

Six library professionals have been appointed at Dhaka University Library recently. Ms Sadia Afroze, Mr Joy Charles Rozario, Mr Rubel Mia, Mr Hafizur Rahman and Ms Anwesha Jadab have been joined as Senior Cataloger and Ms Taslima Akter as Research Officer. Earlier Ms Sadia Afroze worked as Junior Assistant Librarian at BRAC University, Mr Joy Charles Rozario as Communication And Documentation Officer at Caritas Development Institute and as Executive at AIUB Library, Mr Rubel Mia as Library Officer at State University of Bangladesh (SUB), Ms Anwesha Jadab as Library Officer at Asian University for Women and Ms Taslima Akter at North South University Library.

All of the professionals have completed a BA and MA degree in Information Science and Library Management from the University of Dhaka.

Digital Access to Research Workshop of the UN Technology Bank held at SUST

A two-day Workshop on Digital Access to Research held on 6-7 November at SUST Research Centre, Shahjalal University of Science & Technology, SUST, Sylhet. The workshop was organised by the United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries (UNTBLDC). It was the 2nd workshop of UNTBLDC in Bangladesh. The 1st one was held on 30-31 October at BUET, Dhaka.

The purpose of the workshop was to raise awareness about the Research4Life platform and to provide training on how to access and use the platform. Research4Life is the collective name for five research programmes viz. HINARI, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI,  managed by WHO, FAO, UNEP, WIPO & ILO, which provide developing countries with free or low-cost access to academic and professional content online including e-Books.

Digital Access to Research Workshop of the UN Technology Bank held at SUST

Digital Access to Research Workshop of the UN Technology Bank held at SUST

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The 28th ICDE World Conference on Online Learning – 3-7 November 2019

The 28th ICDE World Conference on Online Learning taking place in Dublin is one of the largest and most prestigious international conferences in the area. The conference theme of “Transforming Lives and Societies” anchors the growth of new models of open, online and digital learning in a number of big questions and the wider context of the Sustainable Development Goals. It aims to explore many of the contemporary problems and opportunities facing today’s educators in the globally connected digital-era. The organising team in the National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL) at Dublin City University (DCU) promise a truly unique Irish experience along with an exciting and engaging conference programme. There will also be plenty of opportunities for delegates to mix socially and enjoy the sights and delights of Dublin.

Details at: https://wcol2019.ie/

Call for Proposals to Host the Open Education Global 2020 Conference is Open!

The Open Education Global Conference is the annual opportunity for researchers, practitioners, policy makers and educators to deeply explore open education and its impact on global education. Conference participants engage with thought leaders in open education and have the opportunity to share ideas, practices and discuss issues important to the future of education worldwide. The Open Education Global Conference is the largest global conference devoted to open education, attracting hundreds of participants from more than 45 countries around the world. The conference rotates to a different location each year. Hosting the Open Education Global Conference is a great way to raise awareness of open education and encourage its adoption and use in your country.

Please complete the Location Proposal and Projected Budget forms below and email them to conference@oeconsortium.org  by 30th August 2019.

Details at:https://www.oeconsortium.org/events/oe-global-2020-conference-location-proposal/

Mr Maruf Hossen has been promoted to Senior Librarian of BAEC

Mr. Maruf Hossen

Apu, 25 May 2019
Mr Maruf Hossen
has been promoted to Senior Librarian of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC). He has been working at BAEC since 16 January 2014 as Librarian. Besides, working as librarian he is also working as Member Secretary of BAEC website monitoring committee, Alternative Responsible Officer for Right to Information (RTI), APA team member, and etc. as an additional responsibility.

Mr Maruf Hossen completed his BA (Hons.) and MA in Information Science and Library Management from University of Dhaka. Prior to joining at BAEC, he worked at British Council Resource Centre for one year.

On behalf of TLT, we wish him a bright career and fruitful contribution to the library profession in Bangladesh.

EWU Library Professionals complete online course titled “Research Writing in the Social Sciences”

Apu, Dhaka, 19 May 2019

 

Three library professionals from East West University (EWU) namely Mr Tahur Ahmed, Mr M. Abdul Gani, and Ms Afrin Sultana have completed the online course titled “Research Writing in the Social Sciences” on 10 May 2019 organized by INASP and AuthorAID.

The course consisted of six units embarking on a research project, research and publication ethics, evidence base for a paper, preparing to write a research paper, writing a research paper and publishing a paper in a journal. The course was run between 26 February to 15 April 2019 (7 weeks).

 

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