A Refreshers course on D-space and a Day-long training program on MARC21 respectively held on 22 and 23 August 2014 at CIRDAP ICT Centre organized by BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM), Bangladesh Association of Librarians, Information Scientists and Documentalists (BALID) in collaboration with Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) was successfully accomplished.
A Certificate Award Ceremony of training on MARC21 was held in the evening on 23 August 2014. Prof. Dr. H M Jahirul Haque, Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Liberal Arts distributed the certificates among the participants. Dr. Vasanthi Rajendran, Director, ICD, CIRDAP and Dr. Md. Nasiruddin Mitul, Associate Professor, National University also spoke in this certificate Award ceremony. Mr. Shamsuddin Ahmed, Director, BALID Institute of Information Management (BIIM) gave welcome and introductory speech on BALID and BIIM in the Ceremony. Dr. Mirza Mohd Rezaul Islam, Chairman, BALID & BIIM was the Chairperson of this Certificate Award Ceremony.
A total of twenty four library and IT professionals from various renowned organizations and universities took part in this training program. The main purpose of this training program of MARC21 was to create/import/migrate/, compile and upload data in an effective way.