Guest Lecture on Records Management held at DISLM, DU.
Joynal, DU 25 November 2018
A Guest lecture on ‘Records Management’ held at the Department of Information Science and Library Management (DISLM), the University of Dhaka on November 13, 2018. The lecture was delivered by Mr James Lowry, Lecturer, Liverpool University Centre for Archive Studies, Liverpool, UK. The session was arranged at the classroom no. 1007 of the Arts Building. Selected students from all current batches were present at the lecture. Some faculties of the Dept. also attended the lecture.
Before his lecture, Mr Lowry visited the Department’s smart computer lab, seminar library and exchanged views with faculties.
In his lecture, Mr Lowry emphasized on power imbalance between people and government because of lack of access to required information. At the end of the lecture, students asked questions about a different aspect of records management and higher study opportunity in the field of records and archives management in the UK and other universities.
Professor Dr Kazi Mostak Gausul Hoq, Chairman of the Dept. welcomed Mr James Lowry and presented a brief overview about the Dept. Chairman said, “your gracious presence and informative lecture on ‘Records Management’ at the Department has inspired our faculty members, researchers and students immensely. Your thought-provoking and informative speech will strengthen our quest for knowledge and will make us more committed to achieving excellence in our study and research. We will always remember your unparalleled contribution and great commitment to the advancement of knowledge. We extend our heartfelt thanks and felicitation, seeking cooperation and guidance from you in the future.”
He also handed over a crest at the end of the lecture.