Photo: Vice-Chancellor, Islamic University Prof. Dr Mohammad Rafiqul Islam along with the library staff
Vice-Chancellor, Islamic University of Technology Prof. Dr Mohammad Rafiqul Islam reiterated the role libraries play in facilitating higher studies, the library vision and mission should inform the users from time to time as he visited the IUT library on 09 September 2020.
On the Vice-Chancellor’s visits Mr Md. Ahasan Habib, Librarian (In-Charge) delivered a presentation on the IUT Library System and Services. In the presentation, he focused on the current institutional repository systems, integrated library management system, Turnitin similarity checking, international connectivity and the library’s future plans. Mr Ahasan also explained how the library is continuing with the special services during the COVID -19 pandemic situation. The presentation session was very much interactive and lively.
Later on, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor looked at the library physical facilities and exchanged views with the users of the library. There he also met with the library staff.
Kamal Hossain, Deputy Librarian
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) library hosted a webinar titled transformative role of libraries during the pandemic: Experience sharing from an Australian University on 20 September 2020. The purpose of this session was to share the experience of how the Australian Universities have been impacted by the pandemic. The presenter discussed a brief overview of how this impact relates to the academic library services. The session highlighted on a university library service in response to the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020. The presentation focused on the library’s challenges and response during the crisis that the pandemic has posed to its new service model. In addition to this, the discussion outlined about how the library has modified some existing services including creating COVID- 19 subject guide, purchase requests, click and post model and adopted new technologies in the library.
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