The Librarian Times in collaboration with the Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth would like to extend an invitation to a seminar that will address the topic of bibliometrics. This seminar is intended to focus on the growing demand for publication analysis and research impact measurement that has led advanced libraries in the world to offer bibliometric services to their stakeholders. The resource persons will focus on the theoretical development and demonstrate several aspects of bibliometrics to create awareness in Bangladesh, for example, bibliometrics use by the library professionals and researchers, way to increase number of researches in bibliometrics, necessity to allocate bibliometric related courses at the honors and master level, initiate training programs on bibliometrics.
On the second half of the seminar, there will be a panel discussion and open forum where the participants can ask their questions and contribute to the discussion.
Do you have advanced questions?
Participants can ask questions to the resource persons in advance through this link till 31 December 2018.
Dr Zabed Ahmed, Professor Department of information science and library management, University of Dhaka
Dr Dilruba Mahbuba Chief Librarian, Bangladesh Institute of development studies
Dr Jakaria Rahman Bibliometric Analyst, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
The growing demand for bibliometric and research assessment services represents a significant change in how patrons find and use information. Bibliometrics and assessment analytics helps to understand: who produces research at institutions; who they collaborate with; what their research is about; and what impact their research has had?
During the seminar, Menti meter (www.mentimeter.com) will be used for taking questions to the panel. Please bring your smartphone with an internet connection.
Date: Saturday, 5 January 2019
Venue: Gyantapas Abdur Razzaq Bidyapeeth
House # 60, Road # 7A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka-1209
2:50 pm: Participants take chairs
3:00 pm: Overview of the Seminar
3:05 pm: Presentations from the resource persons
4:40 pm: Tea break and networking
5:10 pm: Panel discussion and Open forum
6:00 pm: Concluding remarks
Registration is mandatory, but there is no participation fee. Please note that there are 50 seats and will be given out on a first come, first served basis. For registration, please complete your registration before 1 January 2019.