Md. Ashikuzzaman

Work at North South University Library, Bangladesh.
  • ICT and Information
    Blog and Blogging

    Blog and it’s Features

    Definition and description: Blogs were one of the earliest and most effective means of communication in the social media sphere, besides forums. The Dictionary defines blog as “a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (posts).” The Merriam-Webster Dictionary1 (MWD) defines a blog as a ‘Web site on which someone writes about personal opinions,…

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  • ICT and Information
    Social Media

    Social Media

    What is Social Media? In 1981, much before the dawn of social networks, a psychologist in Ohio State University, Bibb Latane coined the Social Impact Theory after conducting a series of experiments to validate his hypothesis on how ‘influence’ works. However, the words “social media” was first used in 2005 depicting interest in the growth of inter-relational parts of the Internet. It is different from…

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  • Library Science
    Knowledge and Knowledge Management

    Knowledge and Knowledge Management

    Knowledge Management and Knowledge Management Systems: An Overview 1.1 Knowledge: The word knowledge is described as “justified true belief.” In a psychological context, whenever one thinks an idea is generated, which when conserved by human mind gives rise to knowledge. Ever since the man has become the thinker, knowledge has been growing (Husain, 2005). Knowledge is a part of a gamut of data, information, knowledge,…

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  • Management
    Performence Apraisal

    Performance Appraisal

    1.0 Introduction: The dynamic organizational system is going continuously with the transformation. The organizations have used adaptive ability & proactive approach to excel in their business environment. The performance appraisal system is result oriented and helps in improving employee productivity. The main aim of the performance appraisal system is to enhance and enrich the potentials of the employee through a rewards system, promotional activities, and…

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  • General

    Parents’ Attitude and Beliefs and their Impact on Child Development

    1.1 Introduction: Generally, schools are considered as places which provide an appropriate learning environment for a child, but the importance of parents and community cannot be ignored. Parent’s attitude towards the adult and siblings in the family contribute significantly to various components of the personality of the child particularly in improving his/her academic performance. The pivotal role of parents attitude still continues as it has…

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  • General
    Plagiarism

    Plagiarism

    1.1 Root of the Word ‘Plagiarism’ There are multiple interpretations available on the origin of the word ‘plagiarism’. The word ‘plagiarism’ derived from the Latin word plagiarius, which means abducting, kidnapping, seducing or plundering, It also means, a kidnapper who ensnares children or slaves in a plaga (net). In the words of Fleming, “The Roman poet Martial (40-102 AD), fiercely protective of his literary creations,…

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  • ICT and Information
    ICT Services in Library

    Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) on Academic Libraries

    1.1 The Background: In the present age of information explosion, the growth rate of information and knowledge is faster than ever before and still accelerating. Information is a dynamic and unending resource that affects all disciplines of human life. Hence, it has been supporting education, research, and developments (Satyanarayana, 2002). Libraries have always been the source of information and knowledge and they have been fulfilling…

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  • ICT and Information
    ICT Skills of Librarian

    ICT Skills for LIS Professionals

    The new generation academic librarians grow up with the electronic online environment, which is ubiquitous in their daily lives. The flexibility of younger academic librarians is more for technology-oriented services compared to their older colleagues, not interested in stereotyped librarianship, more interested in technology-enabled services (Emanuel, 2013). Playing with digital video or video games is more than traditional games, using and connected with friends through…

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  • English
    Capacity Building

    Capacity building for library professionals

    1.1 Introduction: Capacity building includes man-machine interfaces in organizations. It enhances operating efficiency and skills of personnel, which leads to the excellence of the organization. At the same library, capacity is emphasized in community building. According to LIS, to meet the high-level needs of users, community capacity building woes huge reformation, restructuring, renovation of systems, services, information infrastructures of Library and Information centers. In accordance…

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  • Library Science
    Library Professional Development

    Changing Role of Library Professionals in Digital Environment

    1.0 Introduction: The academic libraries are moving gradually towards supporting information-driven economy rather than the conveyance of ready-made answers. Information and library services should on their part to take care of the consistently developing demand for information and media educated subjects, who have the right skills required in exploring through the huge measures of both information and disinformation freely accessible to anybody with access to…

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