Profile of Md. Maidul Islam

... Name Md. Maidul Islam
Designation Assistant Professor
Last Degree M.A. (DU)

Current Position
Md. Maidul Islam
Department of Information Science and Library Management
Faculty of Arts, University of Dhaka
Contact Details
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GSM : +8801717302022
Office : +88-02-9661920-73 Ext-6370 (Off)
Fax : +880-2-8615583
Academic Qualifications
MPhil Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka (Cont.)
MA Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, 2009 (First Class - First Position)
BA (Hons.) Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, 2008 (First Class - First Position)
Work Experience
Working as Lecturer since 26th June 2013
Extramural Activities
Have good command over Database Program SQL (My SQL), Web page designing, Blogging, Integrated library automation software, SPSS and using SNT in academic activities.
Awards/Grant Received
5th International m-libraries Conference Grant, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Open University, UK, 2014.
Provost Award (Double), Kabi Jasimuddin Hall, University of Dhaka, 2012 for the First Class - First Position both in BA (Hons.) and MA in Information Sciene and Library Management, University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
Dhaka Bank Merit Scholarship, 2010.
General Research Interests
My areas of interest have primarily revolved around knowledge management issues in LIS education, knowledge management in digital environment, information and knowledge sharing, information needs and information seeking patterns, information literacy, social networking sites, digital information literacy and e-learning in LIS education. I am particularly interested in developing knowledge and skills of digital librarianship and digital preservation. My research keywords are:
Knowledge management
Knowledge sharing
Social networking sites
LIS education
Library and Information Science
Digital library
Digital divide
Information literacy
Information management
Information needs
Information seeking patterns; and
Current Research
Currently conducting research on job satisfaction among the LIS professionals in Bangladesh and knowledge management in telecommunication sector in Bangladesh.
Current Teaching Areas
BISLM 104: Organization of Information
BISLM 211: Computer Hardware Maintenance and Troubleshooting
BISLM 316: Information Production, Marketing and Public Relations
BISLM 318: Database Design and Applications in Library and Information Systems
MISLM 503: Information Literacy; and 
Supervision of MA Thesis students
Islam, M. Maidul  (2011) University students’ perceived ease of use and intention to use the library's online public access catalogue, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-8465-3972-9 [Germany].
Book Chapter
Islam, M. Maidul, Riyaz, Aminath and Shiuna, Aminath  (2012). Library and Information Science education and training opportunities in Bangladesh and Maldives: a comparison. Progress of Library & Information Services Sector of the Maldives: Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Maldives Library Association 1987 to 2012, July 2012, Maldives Library Association, Male, Maldives, 107-134, ISBN: 99915-98-05-07 [Maldives].
Conference paper (International)

Islam, M. Maidul (2014). Assessing student's perception of ease-of-use and satisfaction on mobile library website: private university perspective in Bangladesh, 5th International m-libraries Conference, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and The Open University, UK, 27-30 May [Hong Kong].

Journal Articles-Referred
Islam, M. Maidul and Rahman, M. Anisur (2014). Assessing information literacy competency of Arts Faculty students at the University of Dhaka. Library Philosophy and Practice, May issue, ISSN: 1522-0222 [USA]. Available at:
Islam, M. Anwarul, Ikeda, Mitsuru and Islam, M. Maidul (2013). Knowledge sharing behavior influences: a study of Information Science and Library Management faculties in Bangladesh. IFLA Journal, 39(3), 221-234 [UK].
Islam, M. Maidul (2013). Measuring Dhaka University students’ Internet use behavior of the Department of Information Science and Library Management. Library Philosophy and Practice, ISSN 1522-0222 [USA]. Available at:
Islam, M. Maidul (2012). Problems and prospects of the information services based on the mobile phone in Bangladesh. International Journal of Library and Information Science, 3(6), 104-114 [UK].
Islam, M. Maidul and Ahmed, S M Zabed (2011). Measuring Dhaka University students’ perceptions of ease of use and their satisfaction with university library’s online public access catalogue. Performance Measurement and Metrics, 12(3), 142-156 [UK].
Islam, M. Maidul (2010). The use of library catalog by undergraduates. Library Philosophy and Practice, December issue, ISSN: 1522-0222 [USA]. Available at: