The Librarian Times is celebrating Open Access Week 2018

The theme for the 2018 International Open Access Week, to be held October 22-28, will be “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge.”

As part of international Open Access week activities, The Librarian Times is celebrating Open Access Week 2018 with a panel discussion.

When: Sunday, October 28, 2018, 11:00 AM Astana, Dhaka

Open Access movement in Bangladesh

The invited panel members will provide you with the opportunity to learn about the present open access policy and frameworks, how behind are we, open access Bangladesh present status and activities, different dimensions of open data, content from the perspectives of policy and practice. The issues covered will introduce participants to the characteristics of open content, provide insights into the creation and management of OERs, consider the legal requirements of open licensing and outline the resources and networks available to academic and professional staff. The discussion will appeal to those who want to know how open content can support student learning outcomes, as well as those who have already explored the pedagogical opportunities and can share their experiences.

The panel members for this session are:

  • Nazim Uddin, PhD: Senior Manager, Library and Information Services Section
  • Dilara Begum, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Information Studies and Library Management, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Anwarul Islam, PhD Librarian Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University
  • Susmita Das, PhD, Senior Documentation Officer, Agricultural Information Center &Joint Convener, Open Access Bangladesh
  • Kanok Monirul Islam, Member, Editorial Board, Open Access Bangladesh Bulletin & Founder and Convenor Open Access Bangladesh Team
  • Ms Annie Cruze, Grant winner OpenCon 2018

The librarian Times would like to invite you to join this session to learn about the theme “designing equitable foundations for open knowledge” and Open Access movement in Bangladesh prospect.

Register in advance for this meeting:…/register/dac5aef2954b4c4fdc2040ba88984b7b

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.