19th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations
11-13 Jul 2016 Lille (France)
Tuesday 12
Poster session
Poster presentations
› 8:30 - 10:00 (1h30)
› Foyer
ETDs for Research: A Poster Presentation on Rajshahi University Central Library (RUCL), Bangladesh.
Noor Elahi  1, *@  
1 : Rajshahi University
* : Corresponding author


Now a day the free-flow usage of ETDs have given the scholarly community of developing countries a unique opportunity to get his information smoothly, where they had to face difficulties to access information for their research studies. This poster presentation aims to bring about the present state of ETDs in Rajshahi University Central Library, Bangladesh. How transformation process from printed to electronic theses, institutional repository reflects the researchers need. What is the future prospect of the library and what mechanism are maintained for transforming its contents into digitized format. It also describes the success story of building ETD repository infrastructure with the financial support from ‘World Bank' and how ETD supports for research and development in RUCL scholarly community.


On the author:


Khundkar Noor Elahi is an Assistant Librarian of Rajshahi University Central Library and he is working in this university for more than three years. He completed his Master's Degree in “Library and Information Science” from Rajshahi University. Before this job, he has worked different institutions like: college library, public library, special library and served as a ‘Cataloger' or ‘Librarian'. He has almost ten years of working experience in library profession. Currently he is studying in “PGD in IT” (Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology) course which is a one year degree. He has attended different local and international conferences, seminars and has keen interest on research related to librarianship. He is also working as an ETD (Electronic Theses and Dissertation) representative at his native country (Bangladesh) and engaged to work farther towards the development of ETD.


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