ULAB library arranges a webinar titled transformative role of libraries during the pandemic: Experience sharing from an Australian University
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.
Mr Prodip Roy, Library Officer, Monograph and Digital Collections, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia conducted the session. The webinar was moderated by Farzana Jumi, officer, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) Library.
Participating University Libraries and Organisations:
1) ULAB Library
2) NSU Library
3) UIU Library
4) DIU Library
5) Primeasia Library
6) Stamford University Library
7) AIUB Library
8) Bangladesh University Library
9) Presidency University Library
10) Bangladesh Bank Library
11) Library Association of Bangladesh
12) East West University Library
K.M. Hasan Emam, the ULAB Joint Librarian delivered the welcome speech for the participants. The Library professionals from different private universities and organisations of Bangladesh attended the webinar. Kamal Hossain, Deputy Librarian, ULAB concluded the webinar with a vote of thanks.