Annual Performance Agreement: Department of Public Libraries stood the first position jointly

Ahasan, Dhaka, 13 October 2018

Under the Annual Performance Agreement (APA), Department of Public Libraries achieved the first position jointly for the year 2017-2018 of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. A crest and certificate were warmly received by Mr Asish Kumar Sarker, Director General (Additional Secretary), Department of Public Libraries, with duly signed by Asaduzzaman Noor, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, and Honorable Secretary Mr Md. Nasiruddin Ahmed.

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Ms Tanjia Sharmin has been promoted to a Librarian: A Journey from a Library Officer to a Librarian

Aparajita Rahman, Library Officer, AUW

4 October 2018

Ms Tanjia Sharmin has been promoted to Librarian at Asian University for Women (AUW), Chittagong effected from 1 October 2018.

Ms Tanjia completed her Bachelors and Master’s degree in Information Science and Library Management at the University of Dhaka with an excellent academic result.

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Promotion news: Mr Sheikh Md. Jalal Uddin and Dr Azizur Rahman have been promoted to Additional Librarian

Mukta and Ahasan 29 September 2018.

Mr Sheikh Md. Jalal Uddin and Dr Azizur Rahman have been promoted to Additional Librarian at Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University effective from 25 September 2018.

They have been highly influential in the managing library systems and have continued to show an exemplary commitment to their roles as library professionals. » Read more

International Day of Peace celebrated at EWU Library

Shaharima Parvin | Assistant Librarian | East West University | Dhaka

The International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on 21 September, established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution 36/37, the General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.”

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Book Review program on ‘Fault Line’ held at Bangladesh Bank Library

Rajib & Apu | Dhaka, 29 September 2018

Fault LineA book review program on Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten The World Economy held on 25 September 2018 at projection room of Bangladesh Bank Library. The book was written by Raghuram Rajan, former governor of Reserve Bank of India and becomes very popular around the world.

Dr Md. Kabir Ahmed, General Manager, Financial Stability Department, Bangladesh Bank was the discussant on the book.

Mr Rajan was one of the few economists who warned of the global financial crisis before it hit. Now, as the world struggles to recover, it’s tempting to blame what happened on just a few greedy bankers who took irrational risks and left the rest of us to foot the bill. » Read more

Ahmadul Islam Howlader awarded Md. Shahid Ullah Memorial Gold Medal

Joynal, Dhaka, 30 September 2018

Mr Ahmadul Islam Howlader, a student of the Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka has been awarded for Md. Shahid Ullah Memorial Gold Medal, 2017. He is honoured with this Gold Medal for achieving highest CGPA in Advanced Classification and Cataloguing (Practical) course in M.A. Final Examination 2017. Md. Shahid Ullah Memorial Gold Medal Trust Fund was established in July 2017 at the department. This is the First Gold Medal from the trust.
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Susmita Saha awarded Lion Md. Jonab Ali and Farzana Jonab Gold Medal

Joynal, Dhaka, 30 September 2018

Ms Susmita Saha, a student of the Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka has been awarded the Lion Md. Jonab Ali and Farzana Jonab Gold Medal, 2017. She is honoured with this Gold Medal for achieving highest CGPA in B.A. (Hons.) final examination in 2017. The medal has been awarded under Lion Md. Jonab Ali and Farzana Jonab Trust Fund which was established in March 2016 in the department. This is the second Medal of the Fund.
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Training on Automation of Information Institution Using Koha & MARC 21 held at DIU Library

Abu Hasan Md. Tariq Alam | Assistant Librarian | Daffodil International University, Dhaka

Daffodil International University (DIU) Library organized a three-day long training program on “Automation of Information Institution Using Koha-ILS & MARC 21” (16th Phase) from 14 to 17 September 2018. Fourteen library and IT professionals from various organizations participated in this training program.

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