National Workshop on IR and RFID Implementation of Central Library, KUET held

Ahasan, Dhaka, 28 July 2018

Inauguration of RFID system and a daylong National Workshop on IR and RFID Implementation of Central Library, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (KUET) was held on 21 July 2018 at Digital Library Access Center, Central Library, KUET, and Khulna. The event was organised by Sub-Project (CPSF-435/KUET/W-3/2017) and funded by the Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project of University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh.

In the inaugural session, Prof. Dr Muhammed Alamgir, Vice-Chancellor, KUET was present as the chief guest while Prof. Dr Quazi Hamidul Bari, Dean Faculty of Civil Engineering, Prof. Dr Md. Abdur Rafiq, Dean, Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Prof. Dr Mihir Ranjan Haldes, Dean, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Prof. Dr K.M. Azharul Hasan, Dean of Computer Science and Engineering were present as the special guests. Mr Md. Akkas Uddin Pathan, SPM(CPSE-435), HEQEP and Librarian, Central Library, KUET presided over the session.

The participants from sixteen different universities attended in the National Workshop. The participants and universities in this event are Mr Md. Hafizur Rahaman Mollah, Deputy Librarian,  and Mr Md. Kamrul Ahsan, Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST), Mr Sheik Md. Jalal Uddin, Librarian(In Charge), and Mr Md. Saiful Islam, Junior Librarian, Central Library, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University(JKKNIU), Mr Muhammad Rashidul Islam, Principal Library Officer, Mr Saiful Islam, Senior IT Officer, Northern University of Business and Technology, Khulna(NUBT), Mr Khundker Noor Elahi, Assistant Librarian, Mr Md. Rafiquar Rahman, Assistant Librarian, Central Library, Rajshahi University(RU), Mr Md. Nasirul Islam, Deputy Librarian, Mr Sudarshan Saha, Assistant Programmer, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Science and Technology University(BSMRSTU), Gopalganj, Mr Md. Alamgir Hossen, Documentation Officer, Mr Nittondo Shill, Cataloguer, Central Library, Patuakhali Science and Technology University(PSTU), Mr Md. Shamim Rahman, Programmer, Mr Md. Mehedi Hasan, Assistant Librarian, Jessore University of Science and Technology(JUST), Mr Md. Mahbub Alam, Additional Librarian, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology(RUET), Mr Md. Abdur Rouf Bin Abedin, Deputy Librarian, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University(HSTU), Mr Abdullah Al Mamun, Library Officer, Stamford University Bangladesh(SUB), Dr Kazi Moklesur Rahman, Librarian, Mr Kazi Ferdous, Deputy Librarian and Mr Md. Ainul Moin Noor, Section Officer, IT Cell, Khulna University(KU), Mr Md. Abu Awal Siddique, Deputy Librarian, and Mr Md. Sirajul Islam, System Analyst, Dhaka University of Engineering and Technology(DUET), Mr Md. Abdul Aziz, Deputy Librarian, Islamic University, Kushtia, Ms Duali Biswas, Library In Charge, Mr Md. Mahdi Hussain, Programmer, North-Western University(NWU), Ms Tanzeba Raihan Shoma, Deputy Librarian, (programming) and Mohammad Azharul Hoque, Deputy Librarian (Automation), Central Library, University of Dhaka (DU). There were six staff  from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology also attended the workshop. They are Engr. Mehirlal Sarkar, Programmer, Mr Sujit Basu, Internet Service Officer, IICT, Mr Pabitra Kumar Saha, Section Officer (G-1), Central Library, Mr Md. Mostafizur Rahman, Cataloguer, Central Library Mr Md. Baizid Hossain Mollah, Data Processor, Central Library, Mr Md. Mahmud Ali, Head Assistant, Central Library.

Prof. Dr Muhammed Alamgir, Vice-Chancellor, KUET appreciated the role, Mr Md. Akkas Uddin Pathan, Librarian, KUET regarding the implementation of latest technology at KUET Central Library. The workshop participants learned and seen their activities especially Institutional Repository and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).

On 22 July 2018, there was a scenic cruise tour on the Pasur River for the participants organised by the workshop authority.