ULAB Library of University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) organised a training session on Turnitin: plagiarism & similarity checker for LIS Professionals on 20 June 2022 at 11 am online via video conferencing. Turnitin is a text-matching software to detect similarities between submission and previously presented work.
Lt Col Md. Foyzul Islam (Retd.), Registrar, ULAB, delivered a welcome address in the session, while Mr K.M. Hasan Emam, Joint Librarian and Library Head, ULAB, conducted the training session as a resource person.
Sixty-four participants from 54 different private and public university libraries, institutions and research organisations attended this training session. Some participants also joined from overseas.
Professionals from different organisations appreciated the ULAB Library initiative regarding knowledge sharing as the session was interactive. Participants express their interest in participating in more sessions like this.
The training program ended with a Q/A session.
Creative Commons is excited to announce plans to return to an in-person format for the next CC Global Summit, due to take place in September/October 2023.
Since 2006, the CC Global Summit has brought together thousands of CC community members, activists, creators, advocates, librarians, educators, lawyers, and technologists from around the world to discuss, collaborate, and take action to make our global culture more open and collaborative. After two years of running successful virtual summits, CC is currently exploring ways to ensure safety, accessibility and global inclusivity remain a top priority for an in-person Summit in 2023. Read the recap from CC Global Summit 2021 here.
In the meantime, we are spreading the spirit of CC Global Summit throughout 2022 with community-driven conversations on our ‘Open Minds… from Creative Commons‘ podcast and varied webinar offerings, including journalism and open culture webinar series. Nominate a guest for CC’s Open Minds Podcast today >>
We will provide more information about CC Global Summit 2023 in the next few months.
Southeast Asian Libraries on the UN Sustainable Development Goals webinar organised by the IFLA Regional Division Committee for Asia and Oceania is inviting people to join the webinar.
This online event will be held on 23 June 2022, 2.30pm – 5.30pm (UTC +8) over Zoom and will focus on two topics, namely Libraries’ Engagement with National Authorities and Community Engagement through Library Programmes. The organising team aims to inspire and encourage colleagues to advance their efforts to bring the UN SDGs to fruition through an insightful conversation on the best practices by Southeast Asian libraries and librarians.
Click here or scan the QR code below to register!