Library Education

  • Leadership and Education: A conceptual framework of Leadership and its effects on Education

    Leadership: More complex adjustment problems in the society, multiplied tendencies of indulging in conflicts, vanishing social concern, pseudo-patriotism, irresponsibility at work and much other uncanny behaviour can float up, projecting negative personality when good leadership values are not taught. Through various school programmes that include study, games and activities, the subtle task of infusing leadership qualities can be effectively practised. The meaning of Leadership: Leadership…

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    Training Opportunities for Library Science Professionals and Students in Bangladesh

    The training opportunity for the LIS students and professionals in Bangladesh are not satisfactory. At this moment, both the university does not offer any training programme. The dept. of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka organized some training programme on CDS/ISIS, but due to lack of infrastructural facilities and initiative from the faculty members, the programme did not continue. There are some leading…

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    Strengths of Library Education in Bangladesh

    Library education is a relatively young field of study through it has existed nearly six decades in Bangladesh. Departments, institutions, and educators have an important responsibility, not only to teach but also to keep with the changing environment and trends in the field. It is very important to attract the best students to the program, those who have excellent knowledge of the issues and technology…

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    Development of Library Education System in Bangladesh

    Library education means educating the students for being qualified librarians or information scientists through organized instruction and training. Library and Information Science (LIS) includes academic studies on how library resources are used and how people interact with library systems. The library education system was started in Bangladesh before her independence. The country has passed fifty year of education history in LIS. We have an education…

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    List of all institutions offering Library education programs in Bangladesh

    Many educational institution of Bangladesh are offering various course related to Library and Information Science education. Some of them are listed below: (If any institution did not listed here, then comment here.) Name of University/Institute, Location, Year of establishment Course offered and duration Dept. of Information Science & Library Management, University of Dhaka. BA (Honours) 4 years, Masters 1 year, Evening MA 2 year, Ph.D,…

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    Employment and career development opportunities for Library sactor in Bangladesh

    In Bangladesh, the number of public libraries is very poor, so job opportunity in the public library is very limited. On the other hand, it is hard to find any business firm that has a library and is being operated by Library & Information Science (LIS) professionals. So, most of the Library & Information Science (LIS) professional are working in the educational institution and special…

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    Problems of Library Education / Profession

    There are many problems in the Library & Information Science (LIS) education system in Bangladesh. The major problems are as follows: Lack of infrastructural facilities: The majority of the institutes, which are offering postgraduate diploma, have no adequate classroom, lab for practicing cataloguing and classification, and even the department of ISLM of Dhaka University has no sufficient classroom. Inadequacy of reading materials: sufficient books, classification…

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    Recommendation for the developments of Library Education

    It appears from the findings of study that both the Library & Information Science (LIS) departments of public universities are trying to maintain the quality of Library & Information Science (LIS) education in Bangladesh. But all the LIS institutes of Bangladesh are not concern about quality education. It is also to be noted that their is no organization on the national level responsible for review,…

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