Inauguration of free online course ‘Python for research’ by BRBD

Md. Monirul Islam

April 1, 2021

A free orientation class of ‘Python for Research’ was arranged by the popular Facebook group ‘Be Researcher BD-BRBD’ in Bangladesh. The program started at 7.00 pm on March 31, 2021, and ended at 8.10 pm. Out of 1061 registered researchers, teachers and students from more than 110 educational institutions in the country and abroad, 75 people were selected for the course through the online quiz and special rules.

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2nd i-IKM conference is heading to Dhaka virtually

Md. Monirul Islam

April 02, 202

The Department of Information Studies and Library Management, East West University (EWU), Dhaka, Bangladesh, announced the 2nd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (i-IKM) scheduled to be held from 24-26 June 2021 virtually due to the pandemic situation. The conference will offer a pathway of quality information and knowledge management and dissemination updates from the key experts. It will run an opportunity to recognize the role of information and knowledge management.

This conference’s theme is “Information and Knowledge Management, Innovation and Awareness for Sustainable Library and Information Institutions.” The conference focuses on the importance of information and knowledge creation, store, capture, and pluralize to ensure the libraries and information institutions’ sustainability. It also concentrates on innovation and awareness in the libraries and information Institutions to cope with diversified situations.

The national and international scholars and practitioners from the LIS field are invited to submit their research paper at the conference. Professor Dr Mohammed Farashuddin Honorable Chief Advisor and Founder Vice Chancellor, East West University & Former Governor (Bangladesh Bank) is the advisor of the conference. And Dr Dilara Begum, Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Information Studies and Library Management, EWU is the chair of the 2nd i-IKM conference.

The key dates are to remember-
Last day of abstract submission: April 30 2021,
Last day of complete paper submission: June 01 2021, Last day of registration: June 17 2021,
Inaugural program of Conference: June 24 2021, Abstract acceptance notification: May 07 2021, full paper Acceptance notification: June 10 2021,
PPT submission: June 20 2021, and inaugural program starts: June 24, 2021.
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