Training on “Automation of Information Institution using Koha-ILS and MARC 21” held at Daffodil International University Library
To ensure the practice of Koha-ILS & MARC21 for the better and smooth operation of Library in most of the colleges and universities and to bring libraries of all universities under the same platform of “Koha-ILS and MARC 21” a four day long training on “Automation of Information Institution using Koha-ILS and MARC 21” was held on Sept 12-15, 2014 organized by Daffodil International University (DIU) Library.
Distinguished Guests along with the participants of the training program
Dr. Aminul Islam, Emeritus Professor and Founder Vice Chancellor, DIU was present in closing ceremony and distributed certificates among the participants as chief guest while Dr. Muhammad. Mazbah-ul-Islam, Professor, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka was present as special guest. Presided over by Professor Dr. Md. Golam Mowla Choudhury, Chairman, Library Committee of DIU,the function was addressed by Mr. Md. Milan Khan, Librarian, DIU.
Addressing as the chief guest Founder Vice Chancellor of Daffodil International University and Emeritus Professor Dr. Aminul Islam said, library is a mirror of institutions and strong library is the main strength of a quality education and the role of library is very important for a university.
While addressing Professor Dr. Mezbha-ul-Islam requested DIU authority to continue the training for the betterment of the library professionals as well as to enhance the image of DIU library. He encouraged library professionals to participate in such training and explore this opportunity among professional network. He also expressed that Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Information Science and Library Management (ISLM) is needed to open as soon as possible due to huge professional post created in School, Madrasha and College by Bangladesh Govt. Daffodil Information University Library has the capacity and enough IT facilities to build good library professionals in Bangladesh. At present, Information Science and Library Management is now good arena than other subject to get a service in any institution. In digital era, automation must implement in the library and need to attend training, how to implement it which is provided by Daffodil International University Library.
The Chairman of Library Committee, Professor Dr. M. Golam Mowla Chudhury has informed to the participants DIU authority will try to continue support the library to run this program so that library professionals of Bangladesh to get opportunity to participant such training in future.
Mr. Md. Milan Khan, Librarian said that DIU Library motto is Read, Learn and Share. So we will share our services and experiences among the users and professionals.
A Total of 15 participants from different public, private universities and organizations attended the training.