The librarian Times family and LIS professionals mourn the death of Dr Md Nazim Uddin

Prodip Roy, Melbourne, 24 December 2020

Dr Md Nazim Uddin, Senior Manager and Head, Library and Information Services, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) passed away on 23 December 2020 at 10.00 PM in Dhaka (Inna lillahi Oa Inna Ilahi Razeun) due to complications from COVID-19. He was admitted to the United Hospital Dhaka for the treatment of COVID-19 and pneumonia.  

Dr Nazim was engaged with The Librarian Times activities in many ways. He was the Chair of TLT Awards Selection Committee for 2019 and played a significant role in nominating the awardees. 

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Why the library services need to adopt the concept of service science? ULAB Library presents a webinar!

December 4, 2020

Kamal Hossain, Deputy Librarian
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) library hosted a webinar titled Shaping Library Services in the Post-pandemic era: service science context on 1 December 2020.
Dr Md. Mukhlesur Rahman, Researcher at Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Japan conducted the session.
The presenter focused on service science from a social engineering point of view. The session was successful in describing different issues to handle complex systems as well as directs how service systems interact and evolve to improve the circumstance compared to other systems with a specific focus on organizational restructuring, changing service management approach, integrating technologies in the service process and innovation, etc.

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