Training workshop on University Grants Commission (UGC) Digital Library (UDL) held

Ahasan, Dhaka

A daylong training workshop on IEEE Xplore Digital Library organized by University Grants Commission (UGC) Digital Library (UDL) was held on Tuesday,03 December 2019 at UGC auditorium.

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.

UGC Chairman Professor Dr Kazi Shahidullah urged the authorities of universities to cope with the digital world. He further told “Digital Bangladesh is not a dream now, it is a reality. The library is the heart of a university. Digital Library will play a pivotal role to learn knowledge, We have to learn more about information technology and need to work efficiently with the help of ICT. Otherwise, we will lag behind others in the competitive world.”Speakers at the workshop underscored the need for tech-based higher education in the country. They called upon university teachers to carry out research to become self-reliant in the IT industry.

Speakers were given the emphasis on sustainable development and e-learning. Representatives of IEEE from the Office of South Asian Region attended at the workshop as Resource Person. A good number of Library Professionals of different universities and UGC staff Members took part in the event.