A meeting between the Libraries Unlimited (LU) Project team and the Library Association of Bangladesh leaders held

Ahasan, Dhaka, 20 October 2018
A meeting between the Executive Council Members of Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB) and the Library Unlimited Project team members was held on 16 October 2018 at LU Project office, Shahbag, Dhaka. Both organs have been expecting for a mutual cooperation and collaboration for professional and library development in Bangladesh for a long time.

The meeting was focussed on different industry issues including professional training and development, project and fund and National Library Day 2019 celebration.

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Annie Cruze awarded the OpenCon 2018 Grant

Ahasan, Dhaka, 20 October 2018

Annie Cruze has been awarded the OpenCon 2018 partial grant and invited to attend the event as an early career academic professional.

Ms Annie Cruze, Library Assistant (Administration) American International School, Dhaka (AISD) is going to attend OpenCon 2018, at York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada on 2 November 2018. The program will be hosted by Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) in partnership with York University, Ryerson University, and the University of Toronto.

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Mozammel Bhuyan awarded Lion Md. Jonab Ali and Farzana Jonab Gold Medal 2016

Joynal, Dhaka, 13 October 2018

Mr Mozammel Bhuyan, a student of the Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka has been awarded the Lion Md. Jonab Ali and Farzana Jonab Gold Medal, 2016. He is honoured with the Gold Medal for obtaining highest CGPA (3.85 out of 4.00) in B.A. (Hons.) final examination in 2016. He completed his M.A. degree with highest CGPA (3.97 out of 4.00) in 2017. The Medal was handed over to Mr Mozammel during 51st Convocation of the University of Dhaka on October 6, 2018.

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Dr Dilara Begum from the East West University represents Bangladesh as a ‘Standing Committee’ member in the ECIL Conferences

Mukta, Dhaka, 14 October 2018


Dr Dilara Begum, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Dept. of Information Studies and Library Management & Librarian (In-charge), East West University has been selected as a ‘Standing Committee’ member of the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) as an Information Literacy expert of Bangladesh. The conference was held on 24 to 27 September 2018 in Oulu, Finland.


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Annual Performance Agreement: Department of Public Libraries stood the first position jointly

Ahasan, Dhaka, 13 October 2018

Under the Annual Performance Agreement (APA), Department of Public Libraries achieved the first position jointly for the year 2017-2018 of the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. A crest and certificate were warmly received by Mr Asish Kumar Sarker, Director General (Additional Secretary), Department of Public Libraries, with duly signed by Asaduzzaman Noor, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, and Honorable Secretary Mr Md. Nasiruddin Ahmed.

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Ms Tanjia Sharmin has been promoted to a Librarian: A Journey from a Library Officer to a Librarian

Aparajita Rahman, Library Officer, AUW

4 October 2018

Ms Tanjia Sharmin has been promoted to Librarian at Asian University for Women (AUW), Chittagong effected from 1 October 2018.

Ms Tanjia completed her Bachelors and Master’s degree in Information Science and Library Management at the University of Dhaka with an excellent academic result.

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