Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) membership: ASIS&T offers free membership to Developing Nation’s librarians, information scientists, and researchers

March 3, 2021

ASIS&T Membership is free for the developing nation’s including Bangladesh, library professionals information scientists, researchers and LIS students under a Tier 2 Developing Nation membership categories.

Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Executive Director Lydia S. Middleton, has recently confirmed this information in a statement issued on the occasion of The Librarian Times fourth anniversary celebrations.

“We are proud to offer membership at no cost to librarians, information scientists, and researchers in Bangladesh”- Lydia S. Middleton.

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Celebration National Library Day 2021 and inauguration ceremony of the newly elected LAB council held in Dhaka

Joy Rozario, February 10, 2021

Photo credit: Joy Rozario

On February 6, 2021- Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB) organised a grandiose program at Shawkat Osman Auditorium, Shahbagh, Dhaka to celebrate National Library Day-2021 under the theme ‘library in every house is the pledge of Mujib year’. On the same day, an inauguration ceremony of newly elected LAB council was held arranged by LAB for the first time in its history.

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Patuakhali District Public Library celebrates National Library Day 2021

Nawshaba Bulia, February 6, 2021

Photo: Potuakhali District Public Library celebrates National Library Day 2021

On 5 February 2021, all The District Public Libraries of Bangladesh celebrated National Library Day 2021 all over the country in a very festive mood. On the occasion, Patuakhali District Public Library also arranged an inaugural function, discussion, distribution of prizes, and cultural program at District Government Auditorium.

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Daffodil International University celebrates National Library Day 2021

Nawshaba Bulia, February 7, 2021

Photo: DIU library celebrates National Library Day 2021

Daffodil International University celebrated National Library Day 2021 on February 5 under the theme ‘library in every house is the pledge of the Mujib Year”. On this occasion, a rally was organized in the presence of the Vice-Chancellor (Acting), Registrar and Librarian of the University with the participation of other officers, staff and students of the Department of Information Science and Library Management. The rally ended with walking around different places on the campus. 

Source: https://www.facebook.com/DIULIBRARY

Naogaon District Administration and District Government Public Library jointly celebrate National Library Day-2021

Dilruba Rahman Eva, NSU, February 8, 2021

In collaboration with Naogaon District Administration, District Government Public Library organised a discussion session to celebrate National Library Day-2021. Mr Md Harun-ur-Rashid, Honourable Deputy Commissioner, Naogaon was present in the discussion session as the Chief Guest while Mr S M Ashif, government officer and library professional presided over the function.

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Students to get ‘education expense’ as the honorarium for working as librarian

Jannati Jerin, 6 February 2021

Photo: Second Dhaka Library / Library Delegates Conference

Students are to be appointed to overcome the crisis of Librarian in 800 non-government active libraries. They will get honorarium to meet up their ‘educational expenses’ for one year for performing this duty along with their study. The Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Bangladesh has taken the decision, each library will receive a certain amount of money to provide a grant to that particular student who will be appointed as a librarian to serve their library for one year.

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Department of Public Libraries (DPL) and Ministry of Cultural Affairs celebrate the National Library Day-2021

Amrita Dash, February 10, 2021

Photo: celebration National Library Day 2021 in collaboration with the Department of Public Libraries (DPL) and Ministry of Cultural Affairs

In collaboration with the Department of Public Libraries and Ministry of Cultural Affairs celebrated National Library Day- 2021 on February 5, 2021, with the theme ‘library in every house is the pledge of Mujib year.’

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Announcement of Dr Md. Nazim Uddin Memorial Award 2021

 

We are excited to announce that this year, a new category entitled “Dr Md. Nazim Uddin Memorial Award” will be added to TLT initiative, recognising industry professionals’ achievements and academic excellence in LIS education. The award will be generously supported by Dr Md

.Nazim Uddin’s family from now on. The recipients of the award will be voted by selected board members. 

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Nawshaba Bulia receives the Vice-Chancellor’s Award (Gold Medal)

Syeda Mukta Begum, 15 February 2021

Photo: Nawshaba Bulia receiving the Vice-Chancellor’s Award

Ms Nawshaba Bulia has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Award (Gold Medal) under National University on 10 February 2021 for her excellent academic result in Bachelor of Arts degree in the Department of Information Science and Library Management at Lalmatia Mohila College. 

Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni distributed the Vice-Chancellor’s award and prize money to the students in a video conference through zoom conference. 

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Call for papers: JASIST Special Issue on “Data Science in the iField”

Data and the use of data are now a critical part of our lives in an increasingly datafied society. Government agencies, private sectors, research, academic, and cultural heritage institutions produce, consume, and share massive amounts of data, which pose great challenges for organizations, individuals, and the society as a whole (Hintz, Dencik, & Wahl-Jorgensen, 2018).

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