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
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Seminar on Digital Library and Launching of Meebo software by the East West University Library held successfully at 3:00 pm on 18 July 2010. Eminent Faculty Members Mr. Kazi Mostak Gausul Hoq and Mr. Nafis Zaman Shuvo University of Dhaka, Department of Information Science and Library Management and Ahmed Wasimul Bari, IT and Management Consultant, Mark Invention, New Zealand present there as resource persons.