A ten-day long training course on Advanced Archival Record Management and Digital/Modern Library Management basic course held

Ahasan, Dhaka, 15 September 2018

The National Library of Bangladesh organized a ten-day long training course on Advanced Archival Record Management and Digital/ Modern Library Management from 3rd to 13th September 2018.

An inaugural session was held on 3rd September before starting the main session. Honourable minister, Mr Asaduzzaman Noor, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, MP was the Chief Guest of the session. Mr Dilip Kumar Saha, Director General, Department of Archives and Libraries, Bangladesh presided over the program. Mr Nitai Pado Das, Director, Department of Archives and Libraries also attended the session.

A number of distinguished experts were the resource persons who shared their knowledge and expertise for Digital Library Management courses: National library and national archives at a glance by Nitai Pado Das, Director, National Library and Archives, Chronological history of National Library and National Library Collection and Arrangement  by Mr Nazmus Sahadat, National Library and Archives, E-activities in Library by Dr Md. Anwarul Islam, Sher-e -Bangla Agriculture University Library, E-resources development in Libraries by Dr Md. Mizanur Rahman, Librarian, Bangladesh Bureau of Educational Information and Statistics(BANBEIS), Book Classification, Arrangement and Mangement by Prof. Dr Nasiruddin Munshi, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, Uses of Metadata in Library, Automation, Digitization and Application of Microfilm by Muhammad Moslem Uddin, Bibliographer, National Library and Archives, Plagiarism in Academic Writing: How to Avoid it ?  by Prof. Dr Bilkis Begum, Chairperson, Lalmatia Mohila College, Dhaka, Application of National Bibliography in Koha Software National Bibliography preparation process: past and present Mr Md. Abu Daud, Bibliographer, National  Library and Archives, Archival file selection and digitization by MsTahminaAkter, Deputy Director, National Library and Archives, E-book preparation and Publication and Application of ISSN by Mr Jamal Uddin, Deputy Director, National Library and Archives, Implementation of Information Right for people’s and Muktijudho affairs cluster-wise analysis by Mr Dilip Kumar Saha, Director General, National Library and Archives, Open Access in Library Collection Development by Kanok Monirul Islam, Librarian, Prime Minister’s Office. Manuscript Management with Zotero Software by Dr Dilruba Mahbuba, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Digitization of Library resources: Bangladesh Perspective by Mohammad Hossam Haider Chowdhury, Librarian, Independent University of Bangladesh(IUB), Knowledge management in Libraries by Prof. Dr Rokonuzzaman, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, Digital Library Management by Dr Mirza Mohd. Rezaul Islam, Islamic University of Technology(IUT), Promoting Special Library Services in Bangladesh by Mr Sasanka Kumar Singha, Joint Director, Bangladesh Bank Library, Importance of Library for Education Research and responsibility and functions of file management of the government employees by Mr Md. Maksudur Rahman Patwari, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Importance of Digitization for the collection of National Library by Md. Mizanur Rahman, Microfilm Officer, National Library and Archives, Data Entry and Customization of Koha and Koha Administration by Dr Dilara Begum, Chairperson, Department of Information Studies and Library Management, East West University, Dhaka, Managment of Libraries and Archival Institutions by Prof. Dr Meshbahul Islam, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, Necessity of Digital Library Management, possibility, problems and solutions by Mr Haris Sarkar, Programmer, National Library and Archives.

Sightseeing tour: A sight-seeing tour at Muktijoddha Museum and Sher e Bangla Agricultural University Library was the part of the training. Mr Jalam Uddin, the Training Coordinator, conducted these sight-seeing sessions.

Participants: There were twenty-eight participants in Advance Archival Record Management Course whereas twenty-five participants were for Digital Library Management Course. Participants: Mr Md. MoshiurRahman, Assistant Librarian, Adinaf Fazlul Haq Government College, Shibganj, Chapainawabganj, Mr Maruf Hossain, Librarian, Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, Dhaka, Ms Sharmin Shahria, Assistant Director, Bangladesh Rural Development Board, Kotbari, Comilla, Ms Sahana Jahan, Assistant Librarian cum Cataloguer, Vashantec Government College, Dhaka, MrProkash Marma, Librarian Cum Museum Assistant, Small Indigenous Cultural Institute, Bandarban, Ms Sonia Naznin, Assistant Librarian, Eastern University, Dhaka, Mr Md. Shobuj Mia, Assistant Librarian, Bangladesh Film Archives, Mr S.M. Sabbir Akonda, Assistant Librarian cum Cataloguer, Kumudini Government College, Tangail, Ms Nadira Islam, Assistant Librarian cum Cataloguer, Kurigram government college, Kurigram, Ms Dilruba Begum, Bangladesh Folk, Art and Craft Museum, Sonargaon, Narayanganj, Ms Asma Khatun, Sr. Librarian, Bangladesh Chemical Industries Corporation, Dhaka, Mr Md. Zibrail Hossain, Assistant Librarian, Nawab SirajUdDoulah Government College, Natore, Ms Farzana Akter, Assistant Librarian cum Cataloguer, Noakhali Government Mohila College, Noakhali, Ms Sahida Khatun, Assistant Librarian, Bangladesh Public Service Commission, Dhaka, Mr Md. Kamrul Islam, Senior Librarian, Bangladesh Sericulture Research and Training Institute, Rajshahi, Ms Saiya Rani Biswas, Librarian, Government Science College, Tejgaon, Dhaka, Mr Md. Shihabul Alam, Deputy Librarian, Santo Mariam University of Creative Technology, Uttara, Dhaka, Ms Nighaar Sultana, Assistant Librarian cum Cataloguer, Sirajganj Government College, Sirajganj, Mr Anisur Rahman, Junior Technical Assistant, National Library and Archives, Mr Muhammad Abdul Momen, Librarian, High Court Division, Bangladesh Supreme Court, Dhaka, Mr Md. Mohiuddin, Cataloguer, Central Library, Noakhali Science and Technology University, Mr Md. Abul Hossain, Librarian, Government Tolaram College, Narayanganj, Ms Tripti Saha, Librarian, Chandpur Government College, Chandpur, Mr SM Humayun Kabir, Assistant Librarian, National Health Library and Documentation Centre, Mohakhali, Dhaka.

Training Allowances: It was a non-residential program. The resource persons and participants both received allowances. The participants received Tk. 500/- each as daily allowance in this regard.

Closing Session: A closing session and certificate giving session were arranged for the participants on 13 September 2018. Total 53 participants received certificates from Md. Nasir Uddin Ahmed, Secretary, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic Bangladesh.

“Our new generation children and students must be encouraged to become library oriented getting out from Facebook”- Aunjon Chowdhury

Dilruba Rahman, North South University, Dhaka, 15 September 2018

Annual general meeting of Annada Gobinda Public Library was convened at the library quad on Saturday, 8th September 2018. Aunjon Chowdhury, managing director of Square Toiletries and Machranga Television chaired the meeting.

“Our new generation children and students must be encouraged to become library oriented getting out from Facebook,” said the businessman.

He added that “Our new generation is attached inside the house by using Facebook. They should be brought out of the house and made attentive to read books.”

Abdul Matin Khan, the secretary general of the library presented the previous year’s general meeting’s decision and the 2017-2018 financial years cost of receipt and disbursement in the meeting.

Vice-president DabirUddin Ahmed, Rabiul Islam Robi, executive member M. SaidulHaqueChunnu, Professor Shibjit Nag, Muhammad AbulMasudLal, Rabiul Islam ChoubeDablu, KajiRafikulAlam, Advocate Md. Abdul Hannan, DrMonowarulAjij and Dr Md. Habibullah also delivered their speeches.

Former freedom fighter commander HabiburRahman, lifetime member and former headmistress of Pabna government girls’ high school Roksana Khanom, lifetime member and district cultural officer Marufa Monjuri Khan attended the meeting among others.


Translated from http://newspabna.com/   Saturday 8 September 2018

In-house training program held at BUET Central Library

Ahasan, Dhaka, 15 September 2018

A two-day long training program from 11 September to 12 September 2018 was held at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) central library. Participants learned hands-on training on e-resources management and services. Mr Shah Abdul Kabej, Deputy Librarian, BUET conducted the training session as the resource person.

A total of 36 participants divided into two segments/phases (2nd phase11-12 Sep.) received the training. Subscribed, registered, consortium and open access resources were analyzed and discussed.