Lecture on Data Science held at Dhanmondi, Dhaka

Ahasan, Dhaka

Bangladesh Association of Librarian’s Information Scientist and Documentalists(BALID) organized a Lecture session on Data Science and Big Data: Challenges and Opportunities for the Information Professionals on 15 February 2020 at Gyntaposh Abdur Razzak Foundation, Dhanmondi, Dhaka.

The lecture covered many issues including meaning, definition, history of data science, use of data science in library/information centres, necessary skills for data science, job opportunity, practical implications and example from industry perspectives of data science. Mr Mohammad Shariful Islam, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science and Library Management (ISLM), University of Dhaka was the main resource person while Prof. Dr SM Zabed Ahmed, ISLM, DU was the Chief Guest and Dr Ahrar Ahmed, Director, Gyantaposh Abdur Razzak Foundation was the Special Guest. Ms Hazera Rahman, Chairman, BALID presided over the event. Around forty-five library professional from different organizations participated in the mentioned Lecture session.