Professor Dr. Md. Shiful Islam appointed as chairman of the Department of Information Science and Library Management (ISLM), DU

Nawshaba Bulia,

May 11, 2021, Dhaka

Professor Dr. Md. Shiful Islam

Professor Dr Md. Shiful Islam has been named as the chairman (dept. head) of the Information Science and Library Management (ISLM) effective May 8, 2021.

Dr Shiful is an academic and researcher on several LIS-related topics, including, Information for Social Innovation, the role of special libraries for building a knowledge-based economy in Bangladesh, and Knowledge Management Practices. His present research focuses on emerging tools and techniques for Library and Information Service Innovation, Skill Science, Service Science and knowledge Science.

Dr Islam’s research interests include Library and Information Science Education (LIS), Electronic-Learning (EL) in LIS Education, Knowledge Management (KM), Knowledge Sharing Practices, Adoption of KM in EL Systems, Knowledge-Economy and Knowledge-based Development. Besides, his research area covers Social Networking Tools, Web 2.0, E-journals, Management of e-resources and Information Literacy.
He attended in several national and International Conferences as a presenter with his influential research papers on the LIS field. Dr Islam has received numerous honors and awards for his research and teaching, including the best student paper award in the 6th International Conference on Knowledge, Information and Creativity Support Systems (KICSS) in 2011.
Dr Islam has been serving the department as an influential academic since 2003. He was appointed as a Professor, Department of Information Science & Library Management, University of Dhaka, on November 30 2016.  Before that, he was an Associate Professor from November 22 2012 – November 29, 2016 and Assistant Professor from October 7, 2007-November 21, 2012. After finishing his graduation, he joined as the lecturer in the  Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, in December, 2003.