Md. Anwarul Islam and Shohana Akter have been announced as the 3rd Prize winners!

TLT Desk

8 June 2019

The 2019 International Paper Contest (IPC) committee, with jury members in China, India, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Turkey, and Zimbabwe has recently announced the contest winners names!

The paper titled “Perceived Value of Social Media in Students’ Participation in Social Movement: A Developing Country Perspective” by Md. Anwarul Islam and Shohana Akter, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh has been selected for the 3rd place in this competition.
Shohana Bhuiyan Shathi was a master’s thesis student of Md. Anwarul Islam in 2018. Anwar supervised her to conduct the study on “Perceived Value of Social Media in Students’ Participation in Social Movements: A Developing Country Perspective.”

First Place: “Developing Digital Libraries: Status of Digital Skills among University Librarians in Pakistan” by Shakeel Ahmad Khan, University of Sargodha, Pakistan.
Second Place: “Role of Political Information in Voting Behaviour of Urban Slum Tenants: A Case of Developing Country” by Talha Qadir, University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Earlier this year the Special Interest Group on International Information Issues (SIG-III) of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) invited research papers for the 19th International Paper Contest (IPC) for library and information science (LIS) professionals in developing countries, for the 82nd Annual Meeting, which will take place in Melbourne, Australia, from 19-23 October, 2019. The theme of the Annual Meeting is: “Information…Anyone, Anywhere, Any Time, Anyway.” For more information visit: