Postcard: Central Library, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Today’s postcard comes from one of our community members, Md. Rafiqur Rahman, the Assistant University Librarian at the Central Library, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Thank you for sharing this  lovely glimpse into your library.  Central Library, University of Rajshahi (RUCL, is one of the renowned public university libraries in Bangladesh. According to the present collections, […]

My Library Hero: Dr. Dilara Begum

Today’s post comes to us from Shaharima Parvin, the ILN’s Ambassador to Bangladesh:   Ten years ago, I heard her name, her working capabilities as well as her personality from one of my teachers. Since then, I have been trying to follow her activities, suggestions and many more. Now, she is my manager. I am talking about […]

Postcard: Librarian as teacher – information literacy in Bangladesh

Today’s postcard comes from our Bangladesh Country Ambassador, Shaharima Parvin and was inspired by the recent discussion topic on librarians as teachers. LIBRARIAN AS TEACHER: EAST WEST UNIVERSITY LIBRARY ARRANGES INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAMS FOR ITS PATRONS ROUND THE YEAR Whenever, I am delivering lectures on information literacy program for patrons, I always try to start […]

Postcard from Bangladesh: Shaharima Parvin

Today’s post from our ILN Country Ambassador in Bangladesh gives us a glimpse into the world of mobile libraries in that country: The concept of mobile library in Bangladesh was established by famous writer, television presenter, organiser, and activist Prof Abdullah Abu Sayeed. He is the Founder of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro. Mobile library  is open […]

#FavouriteFeature: Shaharima Parvin from Bangladesh

Today’s post comes from Shaharima Parvin the ILN Ambassador for  Bangladesh: I’m working as a circulation officer at East West University Library. It is an academic library. Every week, I have to perform my duty in this section. My library has four sections. This is circulation section. This is the finest section for me because my patrons […]