TLT Excellence Medical Librarian Award 2019 Md. Shafiur Rahman, iccdr,b

The award selection committee has selected Md. Shafiur Rahman for excellence in his contribution to the arena of medical Library.  He is working as a Senior Library Officer at the Library and Information Services Section of the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B). He emphasizes strengthening knowledge and expertise on to manage and organize the digital library, handle the specialized tasks of massive digitization, storage and access of E-resources, digital knowledge mining, digital reference services, electronic information services, digital data curation, and manage the archive and its access.

He has obtained both Bachelor and Master of Social Science in Information Science & Library Management from the University of Rajshahi and secured the top position. Later, he has received a Master of Philosophy in Information Science & Library Management from the Department of Information Science & Library Management of the University of Dhaka where he is currently pursuing Doctor of Philosophy program in the same discipline too.

He has received several awards including Agrani Bank gold medal award 2002, Rajshahi University gold medal award 2002, Prime Minister gold medal award 2006 for being the topper of the faculty, 2012 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC early career development fellowship program award.