BRAC University Library team visits North South University
A team of BRAC University Library led by Mrs Hasina Afroz, University Librarian visited North South University Central Library on February 27, 2019. The purpose of the visit was to see the NSU Library entire facilities, library setup, space allocation, architectural design, resources, access to information, research support, library space, and the effect of services. They visited the various sections of the NSU library.
University Librarian, Dr Md. Zahid Hossain Shoeb outlined the strength and facilities of NSU Library mentioning the effective use of Main Study Hall, Cyber Center, Reference Section, Periodical section, Researchers Area, Archival Section, Quiet Study Area, General Study Area, Faculty Corner which offering a calm, quiet, neutral space, where NSU Library users can access resources and information for work, research or leisure. Unlike these areas, students have a high affinity to the large Study Hall due to group discussion facilities.
Dr Zahid also discoursed that NSU Library is the pioneer of using state-of-the-art RFID technology and e-resource subscription, use of Turnitin, Scopus EconLi and Eikon. He also mentioned about the current system and modern facilities of the various libraries of the other private universities in the country.
Mrs Hasina Afroz stated about the research policy and method related to the library service at present. She expressed her satisfaction to see the space, system and facilities of the NSU library and also compared with the various library of international level. The visitors appreciated the efforts of the NSU Library.
Dr Zahid and Mrs Afroz, both showed interest in exchanging views, future collaborations and meeting with the library professionals. They hope this visit will be beneficial for both institutes and will have a positive impact on their services and strengthening professional bonding. Md. Nasir Uddin, Deputy Librarian, Sakib Ahmed, System Programmer, Omar Hassan Khan, System Programmer of BRAC University, Mr MM Shoeb, Senior Assistant Librarian, Mr Abdul Hakim, Assistant Librarian and other officers of NSU library were present respectively during this visit.