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Workshop on Thesaurus

Saturday, 29 November 2014 - 8:00am to Sunday, 30 November 2014 - 4:45pm
Training or Workshop
A thesaurus is a lexicon of vocabularies in which words are arranged in groups that have the same, similar, or related meanings. It helps to understand the structure of the controlled vocabulary that is vital for the information processing. Attending the workshop, the participants will be able to get instant methodological advice in function of the future need. The Trainees will be able to draw a given field of knowledge, ascertain a vocabulary for own library, index documents properly, retrieve information manually and electronically, and help in exhaustion search etc. 

The benefits of the Workshop:
a) The trainees will be able to draw a map of a given field of knowledge,
b) They will be able to ascertain a standard vocabulary for their own libraries,
c) They will develop the capacity to choose the correct term for a subject, can locate new concepts. For Information processing thesaurus is an important tool.
d) They will be able to index a document properly and permit them in easy searching,  
e) It will help information users and workers to retrieve  relevant information both manually and electronically
f) Thesaurus held in machine readable form may be consulted through on-line information service, thus ensuring exhaustive search and minimizing time 
g) Last but not the least participants will be able to identify main sources for term collection and develop his/her own thesaurus   

Theoretical session:
Introduction to thesaurus, functions of thesaurus, construction of   thesaurus, familiar with different thesauri like AGROVOC, Me-SH, Macro-thesaurus, TEST etc   Practical session: A hands-on approach including exercises on indexing using thesauruswill enable participants to have the opportunity to work with their own library view.

Registration Deadline : On or before Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Facilities : Refreshment, Lunch and Certificate will be awarded 
Seats : 25 seats (first come, first serve)
Resource Persons:
Minhaj Uddin Ahmed
Adjunct Faculty
ILIS, National Univerity

Dr. Md. Nazim Uddin
Senior Manager
Library and Information Services

University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB)
Campus B
Seminar Room (6th floor)
House 719/A (Satmasjid Road)
Dhanmondi, Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh.

Course Fee: Taka 500 (Five hundred) for all.

Mode of Payment
  1. Cheque/Pay order in favour of Bangladesh Gronthagarik o Tothayonbid Somity (BALID)
  2. Bkash to mobile no: 01732966482 (Bkash charge taka ten is applicable)
  3. Pay in Cash at CDL or Director, BIIM
  4. Deposit at Account name: BALID, Current A/C no. 02333001221 of Bank Asia Ltd.

Contact person:
Mr. Shamsuddin Ahmed, Director, BIIM, Cell/Phone 01732966482; 02-7121773

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