Dilara Begum, Librarian of East West University received the grant to attend the world Library and Information congress:76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Gothenburgh, Sweden, from 9 - 15 August, 2010.
The Archer K. Blood American Center Library’s outreach team conducted a presentation on 1 February 2007 at East West University Auditorium. The presentation topic was “American Libraries in Bangladesh: their programs and services”. A documentary film was also exhibited as part of that presentation. Professor Mohammad Musa, Ph.D, Vice Chancellor (Acting) attended the program as program chair. Dr. Khairul Azam, Registrar and Mr. Md. Nazim Uddin, Joint Librarian also attended the program. A good number of students participated at the program and enjoyed the presentation.
East West University Library became a member of the International Federation of Library Association and Institutions (IFLA) on 11 November 2008. EWU Library will be benefited from this arrangement by getting or sharing specialized expertise on various types of libraries and library workshops, receiving selective newsletters and facilities to exchange electronic information of IFLA documents, including IFLA journal (a widely used information source), IFLA Directory, IFLA Annual Report etc.
East West University (EWU) Library organized the closing ceremony of International Workshop on Health Information Literacy on -30 July. A total of 30 participants from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Maldives took part in this four day long workshop.
Md. Humayun Kabir, Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh was present as the Chief Guest in this event while Professor Dr. Muniruddin Ahmed, vice Chancellor (In-charge), East West University Presided over this session.
Ms Lisa Cosgrove-Davies, Youth Services Librarian, Arlington Public Library, Virginia, and U.S.A. visited EWU Library on 07 October, 2010 and discussed with the librarian about the library system in U.S.A. and Bangladesh
Four European library professionals visited EWU Library on 18 August 2010. They shared their country and university library experience. They are Gabriela Reqikoua of Charles University, The Czeck Republic, Mer Mehkal, ATB Zin, of The Czeck Republic, Petra Hanzalroua, of Charles University and Radek Curor, ICT Prague, of Czeck Republic.
Dr. M Aslam Alam,Secretary, BFID, Ministry of Finance, Professor Ahmed Shafee, Vice Chancellor, EWU, Mr. Nowshad Shamsul Arefin, Member, BOT, EWU and Dr. Syed Robiul Bashar, Director, IRC, Archer K. Blood American Center Library visited EWU Library on 6 April 2015. Dr. Dilara Begum, Librarian, Head of Library was there at that time. After attending the closing ceremony of course on digital library, the guests visited the EWU Library.
Closing ceremony of workshop on koha and dspace held on 11 June 2015 at East West University. Professor Ahmed Shafee, Vice Chancellor, East West University graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Dr. Dilara Begum, Librarian, Head of Library, East West University and General Secretary, Digital Library Network of South Asia (DLNetSA) coordinated the program. Professor Ahmed Shafee discussed about importance of digital library in enhancing quality education. He also emphasized on the sustainability of digital library in Bangladesh.