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Assistant Professor
Department of Information Science and Library Management,
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000
Bangladesh

Cell:  +880-1710953233
Fax: 880-2-8615583
E-mail: nafiz_z@hotmail.com, nafiz.zaman@gmail.com

                                        



PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: January 01, 1983
Nationality: Bangladeshi
Marital Status: Married

 


EDUCATION

2009-2011

International Master in Digital Library Learning (DILL)
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway; Tallinn University, Estonia & Parma University Italy
Thesis Title: Digital Library Education in Europe
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ragnar Andreas Audunson

2006-2007

MA in Information Science and Library Management
Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka
Thesis Title: Library and Information Science Literature in Bangladesh: A Bibliometric Analysis
Supervisor: Prof. Dr. S.M. Zabed Ahmed
First Class (First Position)

2000-2005

BA (Honors) in Information Science and Library Management
Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka
Result: First Class (First Position)

 

 

WORKING EXPERIENCE

January 14, 2012 to Current

Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science & Library Management, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000,Bangladesh

November 23, 2008 to January 13, 2012

Lecturer, Department of Information Science & Library Management, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000,Bangladesh

August 18, 2007 to November 22, 2008

Lecturer & Course Coordinator, Department of Library & Information Science, Darul Ihsan University, Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh

VOLUNTARY  INVOLVEMENT

President, Bangladesh Association of Young Researchers (BAYR)

Managing Editor, Eastern Library, a peer-reviewed journal in library and information science in Bangladesh

Managing Editor, Journal of the Bangladesh Association of Young Researchers (JBAYR), a multi-disciplinary journal of the Bangladesh Association of Young Researchers (BAYR)

Research and Publication Secretary, Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB)

Worked as one of the Organizers of BOBCATSSS-2010-European Conference of Library and Information Science from January 25-27, 2010, Parma, Italy.

Worked as Editorial Board Member of Fighting Climate Change: Human Solidarity in a divided world - A Young People’s Summary of the United Nation Human Development
Report 2007/2008.

 


SCHOLARSHIPS/AWARDS/GRANTS

2011

Travel Grant to Attend PKP Conference-2011 in Berlin, Germany by INASP United Kingdom

2011

Travel Grant to Attend BOBCATSSS-2011in Hungary

2010

Grant to Attend BOBCATSSS-2010 in  Parma, Italy

2010

Grant to Attend and Present Paper Electronic Resources Librarians
Conference Electronic Resources Librarians Conference United States of America


2009


Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for Masters Study in International Master
in Digital Library Learning from 2009-2011. (Norway, Estonia, Italy)

2008

Grant to attend Editorial Meeting on publishing a book entitled ‘Fighting Climate Change: Human solidarity in a divided world’ held in Buntingford, UK.

2006

University of Dhaka Scholarship for BA (Honors) Result

2008

University of Dhaka Scholarship for MA Result

2005

Grant to Attend First CIVICUS Youth Assembly held in Glasgow

2004

International Paper Contest Award by ASIS&T

2002

Dean’s Merit Scholarship by Faculty of Arts

   


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

BALID, Life Member

Bangladesh Itihash Samilty (History Association), Life Member

Bengal Library Association, Life Member, (India)

Dhaka University Alumni Association, Life Member

Dhaka University Registered Graduate 

Indian Association of Special Libraries &

Information Centres,(IASLIC), Life Member, (India)

Indian Library Association, Life Member, (India)

Library Association of Bangladesh (LAB), Life Member

SM Hall Alumni Association (Life Member)

CONFERENCES/SEMINERS ATTENDED

October 17-18, 2012

International Seminar on ‘Digital Libraries for Digital Nation, Organized by Library Association of Bangladesh.

January, 31 to February 2, 2011

BOBCATSSS-2011--European Conference of Library and Information Science Szombathely, Hungary. 

April 14-16, 2010

Transforming Culture in the Digital Age, International Conference in Tartu, Estonia

February 1-3, 2010 

Electronic Resources and Libraries conference-2010 in Austin, Texas, USA

January 25-27, 2010

BOBCATSSS-2010 on Bridging digital divide: libraries providing access for all at Parma University, Parma, Italy

June 23-24, 2009

m-libraries 2009 on Information on the move at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

May 25- 27, 2007

CIVICUS World Assembly -2007 on Acting Together for a Just World at LOCH SUITE – GLASGOW SECC, Scotland

May 23-24, 2007

First CIVICUS Youth Assembly -2007 on Accountability to Future Generations, LOCH SUITE – GLASGOW SECC, Scotland

February 13-15, 2003

CALIBER-2003, First International Convention on Mapping Technology On Libraries and People hosted by Nirma Education and Research Foundation at their campus in Ahmedabad, India


KEYNOTE SPEAKER/SPEAKER/MODERATOR

Speaker at the Library to Change the World Round Table at the Digital World held on December 08, 2012 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC)

Keynote speaker at the International Seminar on ‘Digital Libraries for Digital Nation’  held on October 17-18, 2012 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC)

Speaker at the National Convention of Library Association of Bangladesh held on October 17, 2012 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC)

Keynote speaker at the seminar on ‘Digital Libraries for Building Digital Bangladesh’ held on August 11, 2010 at the Senate Bhaban, University of Dhaka
Moderated sessions of BOBCATSSS-European Conference of Library and Information Science in 2011 and 2012


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Internalization of LIS education, digital libraries, digital divide, e-governance, rural information system, public libraries, information needs of different groups, information law, mobile libraries

 


PUBLICATIONS

Shuva, N.Z. (2012) Building digital libraries in Bangladesh: A developing country perspective, International Information and Library Review, 44(3), 132-146.
Doi. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.iilr.2012.07.002

Shuva, N.Z. & Akter, R. (2012). Status of non-government public libraries in Bangladesh. The Eastern Librarian, 23(1), 91-104. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/el.v23i1.12119

Shuva, N.Z. (2011). Integrating human resource management (HRM) into library and information science curriculum of Bangladesh. Gyankosh: The Journal of Lib. & Info. Management 1(2), pp. 9-20.

Shuva, N.Z., Akter, R. (2011). Internet usage by the students of faculty of arts, University of Dhaka (Bangladesh). PEARL - A Journal of Library and Information Science. 5 (1), pp. 14-22.

Shuva, N.Z., Banerjee, T., Naningrum, A. Madrid, M., Agabirwe, P., Kulisooma, E. (2011). ICTs in national libraries of Bangladesh, Indonesia , Philippines & Uganda : Comparative study. INFOtheca, 1 (XII), pp. 33-48.

Shuva, N.Z. and Akter, R. (2011), Bridging digital divide through public, school and college libraries : A Case study of Bangladesh. Journal of the Bangladesh Association of Young Researchers (JBAYR), Vol. 1 (1), pp. 49-79.

Shuva, N.Z. & Banerjee, T. (2010). Implementing instant messaging reference service in some selected university libraries of Bangladesh. ISST-Journal of Advances in Librarianship, 1 (1), pp. 15-23.

Shuva, N.Z. (2010). Status of ICT in public libraries of Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Library and Information Science, 2 (1),1-15.

Shuva, N.Z. (2010). Integrating ICT into university curriculum: a proposal for the faculty of arts, university of Dhaka, Bangladesh. In Proceedings of Informing Science & IT Education Conference (InSITE) 2010, 487-502.
Available at http://proceedings.informingscience.org/InSITE2010/InSITE10p487-502Shuva843.pdf

Shuva, N.Z., Consonni, C. & Lee, H.J. (2010). Implementing instant messaging reference service in libraries and information centres In Proceedings of the ETTLIS-2010, India.

Shuva, N. (2010). Internationalization of library and information science curriculum: Case study of  Bangladesh . In Cooperation and Collaboration in Teaching and Research: Trends in Library and Information Studies Education.
Retrieved from http://conf.euclid-lis.eu/index.php/IFLA2010/IFLA2010/paper/view/14

Shuva, N.Z. (2010). Enhancing Library Access through the use of Mobile Technology: Case Study of Information Services Provided by Six Mobile Companies in Bangladesh. In Mohamed Ally and Gill Needham (Ed.), M-libraries 2: a virtual library in everyone’s pocket (pp. 221-233), London: Facet Publishing.

Islam, M.S. & Shuva, N.Z. (2010). Barcode technology and its use and applications: A study of selected libraries of Bangladesh. International Information and Library Review, xx, 1-7.

Ahmed, S.M.Z. and Shuva, N.Z. (2009). Author productivity in library and information research of Bangladesh: testing Lotka’s law and related phenomena. The Dhaka University Studies.

Shuva, N.Z. (2009). Designing and Integrating Information Literacy into the Curriculum of National University of Bangladesh, In: Library Planning and Management: Training Manual, Part-3, Dhaka: NAEM, Ministry of Education, Bangladesh.

Shuva, N.Z. (2009). Creating and Managing Digital Collection at National Archives of Bangladesh: A Developing Country Perspective [In] Conference proceedings ofArchiving-2009 Conference, Arlington, VA, USA, May 2009, Vol. 6, pp. 192-196.

Shuva, N.Z. (2008). Integrating Information Literacy into the University Curriculum of Bangladesh: A Proposal [In] Proceedings of the International Symposium of Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libray and Information Services, December 18-20, 2008, JIIT University, Noida, India.

Shuva, N.Z. (2005). Implementing information and communication technology in public libraries of Bangladesh, International Information & Library Review, Volume 37, Issue 3, p.159-168.


ON GOING RESEARCH WORKS


Are university libraries in Bangladesh ready to be digital?

Curriculum contents of digital library education in Europe

Digital library education in Europe

Digital library education: A literature review

Exploring the information  needs of fishermen of Bay of Bengal

Faculty members perception and use of open access journals: Bangladesh perspective

LIST OF COURSES TAUGHT      

Master Degree Level

Digital Library System
Library Software Packages
Internet Studies

Bachelor Degree Level

Information Sources & Services

 

New Technologies & Current Trends in Information System

 

Hardware Troubleshooting & Maintenance

   
   


REFERENCES

 

Prof. Dr. Ragnar Andreas Audunson
Department of Library & Information Science
Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
Oslo, Norway
Email: ragnar.audunson@hioa.no

 


Prof. Dr. Sirje Virkus
Department of Information Studies
Tallinn University, Estonia
Email: sirvir@tlu.ee