CIRDAP in collaboration with BALID has organized two-days long training on “Institutional Repository Software DSpace” from 26th – 27th July 2019 at CIRDAP headquarters in Dhaka.

The DSpace is an open source repository software package used for creating open access repositories for scholarly and/or published digital content.  It is free and easy to maintain since it can be customized to fit the requirements of any organizations. DSpace preserves and enables easy and open access to all types of digital content including text, images, moving images, mpegs and data sets.

The objective of the program was to train the librarian and information professional in using modern application and software’s in libraries across Bangladesh. The librarians of different govt. institutions, students of Information Science & Library Management and IT personnel were trained through the programme.

The training was amazing and I believe the learning from the programme will help us in managing digital libraries

Dr. S. M. Mohammad Ali
Librarian, Rural Development Academy, Bogra Bangladesh

The course is uniquely designed by technical experts in collaboration with Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) to ensure the meaningful skill development which enables the Participants to gain insight on application of D-Space. The training was conducted in the state-of-the-art IT Laboratory of CIRDAP situated at CIRDAP headquarter. At the end of the training, the participants were awarded with certificates. 

“The training was excellent and within a short time we gathered much more knowledge about DSpace and digital information management.”

Ms. Sharmin Shahria,
Assistant Director, Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development