The Creative Commons Summit 2019, held in Lisbon, Portugal

Prodip Roy (ALIA DCP), Member, The Creative Commons Global Network

Lisbon, May 12, 2019

Photo Credit: Sebastiaan Ter


The Creative Commons Summit 2019 was held in Lisbon, Portugal. Creative Commons Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ryan Markley inaugurated the summit and it continues till Saturday, 11 May 2019.

Many people came together from around the world to participate in the Creative Commons Global Summit. The gathering was a chance for CC network members, digital rights activists, open content creators, and commons advocates to meet together, share information, and collaborate on projects. Since 2015, the CC Global Summit has nearly doubled in size. The Summit has grown every year as hundreds of leading activists, advocates, librarians, educators, lawyers, technologists, and more have joined for discussion and debate, workshops and planning, talks and community building.

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Fostering research at North South University Library- Md. Ede Amin

Md. Ede Amin

Assistant Library Officer, North South University

A library is a mirror to show the reflection of culture and civilization of the world and in this sense academic libraries working to make sense clear. Academic libraries in Bangladesh working with the curricula of the institutions and carrying the information and materials to accelerates the knowledge of the community. Library and information professionals in Bangladesh working with the highest intellectual’s level but their work and effort not recognized in a fruitful manner.

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Certificate Award Ceremony of a ten day long Advanced Archival Records and Digital Library Management Course held

Ahasan, Dhaka, 12 May 2019

Archival Management plays an important role in protecting the existence of the state’-State Ministry of Cultural Affairs Mr KM Khalid, MP said as a Chief Guest on 05 May 2019 at National Library Auditorium, Agargoan, Dhaka. He said, the Department of Archives and Library, maintaining the responsibility of preserving government gazettes, recruitment, policies, agreements, protocols, valuable records, documents, state and public information through archival management.

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Seminar on Copyright Acts and Protecting Rights Held at National Museum, Dhaka

Ahasan, Dhaka, 12 May 2019

To celebrate International Book Day, National Book Centre of Ministry of Cultural Affairs organized a seminar on Copyright Acts and Protecting Rights on 23 April 2019 at Poet Sufia Kamal Auditorium, National Museum, Dhaka.

Dr Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, NDC Secretary in Charge, Ministry of Cultural Affairs was the chief guest while poet Nirmalenda Gun was the special guest in the event.

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Librarianship training Course at National Book Centre held

Ahasan, Dhaka, 12 May 2019

The Ministry of Cultural Affairs conducted a four days long “Librarianship training Course” from 9-12 April 2019 at National Book Centre, Bangabandhu Avenue, Dhaka. Twenty-two participants from eight different divisions of Bangladesh took part in the training. The participants were mainly from non-government public libraries which receive donations. These particular libraries are usually patronised by the ministry of cultural affairs under the National Book Centre.


Library Orientation Program for Fall-2018 held at NSU Library

Tanveer, NSU

A library orientation program was held recently organized by North South University Library for the students of Fall 2018 semester with an opportunity to become acquainted with all aspects of NSU Library Systems, Services, Resources and facilities. Dr Md. Zahid Hossain Shoeb, University Librarian of NSU, invited to attend the library orientation program at library building, 4th floor as the schedule.

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CIRDAP Aziz-ul Haq Library celebrates International Open Access Week 2018

CIRDAP Aziz-ul Haq Library celebrated International Open Access Week (OA) on 28th October 2018. The International Open Access Week (OA) was celebrating all over the world during 22-28 October every year. Open access (OA) refers to free, unrestricted online access to research outputs such as journal articles and books. OA content is open to all, with no access fees. A global event is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. It has direct and widespread implications for academia, medicine, science, industry, and for society as a whole.

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Prize and Certificate Award Ceremony held at Divisional Government Public Library, Rajshahi

Ahasan, Dhaka, 4 November 2018
Rajshahi Divisional Government Public Library organized several competitions including Easy Writing and Drawing competition on the occasion of National Mourning Day and development fair. To give awards and certificates, the library organized a Prize and Certificate giving Session on 30 October 2018 at Divisional Government Public Library, Rajshahi.

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Seminar on Archives in Bangladesh held at National Museum

Apu | 09 November 2018 | Dhaka
Former caretaker government adviser Akbar Ali Khan said that the government records should be preserved in multiple places. Because they could be required at any time. He said this while addressing a seminar organized by Bangladesh Archives and Records Management Society (BARMS) as the chief guest.

The seminar was held at the Begum Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum, Shahbagh, Dhaka titled ‘Archives in Bangladesh–Past Present Future’ on 3 November 2018.

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