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/

Training on Library based voluntarism held in Dhaka

TLT, Dhaka, 1 August 2019

Libraries Unlimited Project of British Council and Ministry of Cultural Affairs organised training on library-based voluntarism recently in Dhaka. The central concept is the power of community engagement for social development. Libraries Unlimited Programme is inspiring young people to make their own Social Action Projects for the development of public libraries in Bangladesh. It was an engaging conversation, indeed.

Drawing Words exhibition held in the city

TLT, Dhaka, 1 August 2019

As a part of the Drawing Words exhibition, the British Council Cultural Centre in collaboration with the Libraries Unlimited arranged a day-long training workshop for the Government Public Librarians recently in the city. Sara Mears, Programme Manager, facilitated this highly interactive workshop, Libraries Connected. The workshop mainly focused on family reading and how reading can be utilised for pleasure.

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High Commissioner of Malaysia visits IUT Library

TLT, 18 June 2019

His Excellency Amir Farid Dato’ Abu Hasan, Acting High Commissioner, Office of the High Commission of Malaysia, Dhaka visited Islamic University of Technology (IUT) Library on 17 June 2019. Prof. Dr. Md. Anayet Ullah Patwari, Library in Charge described the library systems and services of IUT. High commissioner was pleased to see the Library Virtual Class Room, Library Information and Communication Technology Centre and other infrastructure facilities. He also talked with the different member state students during his library visit.

Recent Activities of National Book Centre

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.

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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