The Department of Archives and Library has achieved the first position in the Ministry of Cultural Affairs in implementing the Annual Performance Contract for the financial year 2018-19. For the mentioned financial year, they have secured the first position among the 17 divisions and organs under the Ministry of Cultural Affairs.
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As the university librarian at BRAC University in Bangladesh, Ms Hasina Afroz strives to imbue students with the principles of good academic practise from the beginning of their university career.
“We are encouraging our students to practice original writing from the first year, working together with the faculty members to build a culture of academic integrity.”
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IFLA Green Library Award 2020
What is a Green Library?
“The consideration of the role of humanity in climate change and the notion of sustainable development are core concerns of society, and consequently of libraries.”
Mr. Tahur Ahmed, Assistant Librarian, East West University has successfully completed the “Research4Life Massive Open Online Course” (HINARI, AGORA, OARE, ARDI and GOALI) from 11 November 2019 to 15 December 2019 and got Certificate of Achievement. The program was funded by the Elsevier Foundation and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN). The course was developed for librarians, information professionals, IT specialists, researchers, academics, lecturers, educators, students and professionals, such as doctors, policymakers, lawyers, social workers and statisticians.
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Md. Ayub Ali
Shamsun Nahar Toran
Md. Ayub Ali has been promoted to Deputy General Manager from Joint Director, Ms Shamsun Nahar Toran has been promoted to Joint Director from Deputy Director and Muhammad Burhun Uddin has been promoted to Deputy Director from Assistant Director at Bangladesh Bank Library.
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Mr Tahur Ahmed, Assistant Librarian, East West University has successfully completed the “Scopus Certification Program for Librarians” organised by ELSEVIER from October 01, 2019, to November 15, 2019. Twenty Five Librarians from all over the world have successfully completed this program in this cohort. Two library professionals from Bangladesh have completed this course. The certification program consists of the following six online courses:
1) Topical Search
2) Author Identity
3) Research Metrics
5) Institutional Insights and
6) User Outreach.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database in the world. The main objective of this course is to gain insight into research sources, collaboration and metrics, and use that knowledge to expand training and consulting options with the library users to develop deep skills and new competencies in research discovery and evaluation.
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 New Year 2020!
Ms. Tasnim Fatema has been promoted to General Manager of Bangladesh Bank Library (BBL) from Deputy General Manager on 30 December 2019. She joined BBL in 2000 as Assistant Director.
She completed her BA (Hons.) and MA in Library and Information Science from Dhaka University.
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