Dr. Md. Mukhlesur Rahman has received his second PhD in Knowledge Management area from the Graduate School of Advanced Science and Technology, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan. Dr. Mukhles obtained this degree after fulfilment of a series of criteria of JAIST which includes compilation of course work, conducting a minor research project, the participation of international conferences, publishing research findings in international journals, writing up a dissertation, and defending the dissertation in several stages.
Ahasan Habib, Dhaka
A five-day-long training program on “Library Administration and Information Management” from 22nd – 26th of December, 2019 was held at Central Public Library, Shahbag, Dhaka arranged by the Department of Public Libraries under Ministry of Cultural Affairs.
Ahasan Habib, Dhaka
The 52nd convocation of the country’s largest education institution, Dhaka University was held on 9 December 2019. Mr. Md. Atikuzzaman was awarded a gold medal for his outstanding academic result in the department of Information Science and Library Management. The university’s Chancellor President Abdul Hamid presided over the grand event at the university’s central playground while the National Professor Anisuzzaman attended as the convocation speaker. Dhaka University conferred honorary Doctor of Laws degree to Dr Takaaki Kajita at the convocation ceremony.
Earlier Mr. Atikuzzaman was also awarded Lion Md. Jonab Ali and Farzana Jonab Gold Medal and TLT Young student award in 2019.
The British Council’s Libraries Unlimited Programme and the Department of Public Libraries have organised a workshop titled “Policy Workshop on the Formulation of a National Policy for Public Libraries” at the Westin Hotel Dhaka, recently. The objective of this day-long workshop was to review the draft policy for public libraries and collect recommendations from the stakeholders.
Book and Photo Exhibition on Martyred Intellectuals, Bir Sreshtho and Liberation War & Victory Day held in University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)
Kamal Hossain,Deputy Librarian
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)
Bir Sreshtho and
& Victory Day celebration
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) Organised a Book and Photo Exhibition on Martyred Intellectuals, Bir Sreshtho and Liberation War & Victory Day. ULAB Vice-Chancellor, Professor H M Jahirul Haque launched a two daylong (17-18 December 2019) Book and Photo exhibition at the Lobby of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) on 17 December 2019.
We would like to wish all of TLT readers and supporters a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year 2020!
We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your continued valued support in 2019, and we look forward to keeping the library professionals informed and up to date through TLT news bulletin in 2020.
We hope professionals continue to find value in the activities we do and, as always, we welcome any feedback or comments about what we can do better to provide our respected professionals’ needs.
We take this opportunity to wish all of you a happy Christmas and New Year 2020!
TLE Editorial Board
Begum Akhtar Jahan, former Member of Parliament and Deputy Librarian receives Begum Rokeya Padak 2019
Begum Akhter Jahan-a librarian, politician, freedom fighter and a social worker received Begum Rokeya Padak 2019.
Prime Minister Sheik Hasina handed over to five people the prestigious Begum Rokeya Padak for their outstanding contributions to the empowerment of society and women. The award ceremony, marking the 139th birth and 87th death anniversary of Begum Rokeya Shakhawat Hossain.
On 5th December 2019, the Department of Information Studies and Library Management, East West University celebrated GIS Day 2019 by arranging a seminar titled “The Role of Library and Information Professionals in Managing Geographic Information Systems (GIS).”
A daylong training workshop on University Grants Commission (UGC) Digital Library (UDL) was held at UGC auditorium on 03 December 2019.
UGC Chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah was present as the chief guest while UGC Members Professor Dr Dil Afroza Begum, Professor Dr Md. Sazzad Hossain and Professor Dr Muhammed Alamgir were present as the special guests. UGC Member Professor Dr Md. Akhtar Hossain presided over the opening session.
Apu, Dhaka | 06 December 2019
Ms Mashiat Tabassum has been promoted to Assistant Professor of Dept. of Information Science and Library Management (ISLM), University of Dhaka (DU). Ms Tabassum joined Dept. of ISLM, DU as Lecturer in 2015.
Ms Tabassum completed her BA (Hons.) and MA in Information Science and Library Management from University of Dhaka. She has received numerous institutional awards as well as academic honours that include Dean’s Merit Award in 2014 as a recognition to obtaining the highest CGPA in BA Honours in the academic year 2011.